You are warmly welcome to learn with us. Let’s create your own story.

Let’s learn together!

We are happy to design specially tailored solutions for your educational needs in order to enhance your competence building


  • Creating a good educational system or business requires teamwork — partners, instructors and motivators.
  • The network of Global Education Park Finland is your key to finding new opportunities.
  • We will find you the best partners and practices in fields of teaching and learning.

Creating excellence through training

Courses from one day trainings to long-term programs

  • The training services available vary from courses designed for students to continuous training tailored for all levels of educational professionals.
  • The list of training courses and suggested services can be found from different expertise fields from the page “Services for experts
  • You can navigate to the theme of your interest via the links below:

See the services from expertise fields:


In a nutshell:

  • Services: educational training, courses, visits, and study programmes
  • The target group: all levels of educational professionals, students, educational business developers
  • Duration: from a day to long-term courses
  • One week courses: The majority of the courses are scheduled for a week-long visits. However, each course can be customised according to the customer’s needs.
  • Languages used: The main languages of the network are English, Spanish and Finnish. However, instruction is available in any language if needed.
  • Group size: Defined case-by-case
  • Fee: Defined case-by-case
  • Extras: You are invited to combine your educational visit with genuine Finnish experiences. Read more about the enjoyable travel tips.


You are most welcome to start your co-operation with Education Park experts.


Learning institution visits

Get a taste of the Finnish education system – You are invited to visit the learning premises


  • Education visits will take you to Finnish daycare centres and schools of different levels
  • The visits and related workshops are designed according to the programs’s theme
  • Discover the use of inspiring methods and familiarise yourself with different learning environments
  • The visit programs are developed with the principle ‘from theory to practice’, offering solutions for visitor’s individual educational needs
  • Seasons: The school year lasts from mid-August until the end of May in Finland
  • You can already familiarise yourself with a few selected learning premises


Discover how the world-leading education is implemented in practice from early education to the end of upper secondary education.

Company visits

Local companies play a significant role in providing educational excellence


  • The Network of Global Education Park Finland is well connected with the region’s business community
  • Business visits are included if related to the theme of educational program
  • Business visits can be arranged also upon a request
  • Our network’s target is to create excellence as a team where public sector and companies give a high-five to each other
  • Have a look at a few Finnish companies providing educational services and forest bioeconomy services both locally and across the globe

Let’s boost your business actions and create new opportunities together.


An example structure of a week program

Time Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
9.00-11.00 Introduction lecture Lecture: deepening
the theme
A school visit Working on
the theme
11.00-13.00 Lecture 2h: EDU system A school visit A school visit
13.00-15.00 Lunch Coffee ceremony
15.00-17.00 Workshop Workshop Workshop Workshop Departure from
17.00-19.00 Dinner / Finnish experiences / Cultural activities
Arrival to Joensuu
Check in + free time

How to reach us?

The team of Global Education Park Finland will assist you


  • There are several hundred people working on themes promoted by Global Education Park Finland, however the GEPF team is your link to all of the actors involved
  • Please, do not hesitate to contact us for more information by using the contact form below
  • You can also contact Auli or Ville by using the details given below (English, Spanish and Finnish languages, please):
Dr. Auli Leskinen
Development Manager
Joensuu Science Park Ltd.
email: auli.leskinen[at]
tel: +358 50 4308850
Dr. Ville Nivalainen
Development Manager
City of Joensuu
email: ville.nivalainen[at]
tel: +358 50 4652281