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Internationalisation, intense learning and adapting – this is BIP 

Helsinki campus was filled with an international atmosphere in May as an intensive week, as part of Digital Competence BIP (Blended Intensive Programme), was Read more

The main entrance of the Helsinki campus will open on 20 May 2022

The main entrance of the Helsinki campus and the working spaces on the sixth floor will be available to students again from Friday 20 Read more

Hey Diak student, become a model for us!

Do you want to become a model for Diak? Our next photo shoot will be held in May. Apply now!

The implementation of social rights for undocumented migrants varies widely in Finland

The implementation of social rights for undocumented migrants in Finland varies greatly between municipalities and regions, according to a study commissioned and funded by the Finnish Government. The study proposes solutions to support societal decision-making. Addressing legislative shortcomings can help reduce, if not eliminate, the number of undocumented migrants.

New publication: Diaconal nursing in Finland: Theory and practice

Diaconal nursing holistically promotes health and welfare, while bolstering hope and a person’s resources. This publication describes the theory of diaconal nursing and the practice of Finnish diaconal nursing in healthcare and the church’s work.

Alumni, become a mentor for a Diak student!

We are looking for alumni mentors for Diak’s students. In the mentoring programme, alumnus is mentoring a student by guiding them towards graduation and working life.

Creating sustainable and long-lasting development globally through long-term partnerships

The Diak-coordinated DVINE project aims to develop curricula, pedagogical competence and learning environments of partner institutions in Nepal and Vietnam. In a globalizing educational scene, the value of alternative ways of knowledge and cultural understanding is in an ever-growing role. Maintaining and nurturing partnerships like those gained in the DVINE can give important insight into the global educational scene and strengthen networks for all participants.

Study a Master’s Degree in Global Change and Community Development

Separate application for Master’s Degree in Global Change and Community Development takes place from 5 until 19 April.

Helsinki campus closed on Wednesday 23 of March

The Helsinki campus will be closed on Wednesday 23 of March due to water outage.

The crisis in Europe puts a strain on students – Diak secures the everyday life of students and provides support services

The global political situation has caused anxiety and concern among students. At Diaconia University of Applied Sciences, everyday life is also safeguarded in the midst of the crisis by actively providing students with support services.