Diak International Week


The 2018 event was held on 22–26 October 2018.

The programme consisted of job shadowing days, field visits, expert lectures on digitalisation in social work, health care, iterpreting and diaconal work.

Who is the international staff week for?

The event is intended for teaching, research and administrative staff of higher education institutions across the world.


Themes: digitalisation and technology

Finland is one of the world’s leading countries in technological solutions for the health and social care sector.

Diak International Week 2018 was kick-started with a seminar on technology in social work, health care and interpreting.


Develop your practice and share ideas through job shadowing

The two-day job shadowing experience was designed to give visiting staff new ideas about their job and ways to develop their field.

If you are interested in job shadowing and training, you can send us requests in advance about what you would like to learn and share with experts from Diak and do your staff exchange in Diak!