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Student, apply for international exchange!

  You can apply for student exchange or work placement or a combination of these two abroad. The application period for spring 2025 and Read more

International Intensive Weeks on Planetary Health and Diversity Inclusion

During the autumn break week in October, Diak hosted students and teachers of two Erasmus+ Blended Intensive Programmes (BIPs) on Helsinki campus. Diak organises Read more

Finding assets, developing communities

Erasmus+ Blended Intensive Programme (BIP) in Asset-based Community Development was organised on Helsinki campus at the beginning of June.

Digital Competence BIP – an icebreaker for internationalisation

The Digital Competence BIP (Blended Intensive Programme) gathered students and teachers from four European countries to study the opportunities and obstacles digitalization creates for different target groups. BIP is a fun way to learn and meet new people, the student participants say.

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.

Zekki digital service for the young won the European Union’s innovation contest

Zekki digital service has been elected as the best social innovation of Europe amongst 565 other participants. Zekki is a great example of co-creation which is very characteristic to Diak. Digital service has been developed as cooperation of the university of applied sciences and 12 associations.

Zekki competes for the win of European Social Innovation competition

Zekki is one of the 10 finalists who are competing for the win of the European Union’s Social Innovation Competition (EUSIC). At Diak developed Zekki digital service promotes young people’s wellbeing and seek for social services.

Student selection for UAS programmes conducted in English reformed – new joint entrance exam

Student selection procedures for Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS) study programmes conducted in English are being developed into a more uniform and streamlined direction. In recent years, several entrance exams have been in use for UAS study programmes conducted in English. From the applicant’s perspective, this has been perplexing and complicated.

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Berlin meets Helsinki: International collaboration virtually

How is international collaboration possible during the pandemic? How can online meetings and real-life action be combined? The students of Diak and Fachhochschule Potsdam share their experiences about a shared course.