Information on participating in the Summer School


How to participate

The summer school is free of charge for PhD students in the Nordic and Baltic coutries. PhD students will cover for the travelling, accommodation and meals themselves. Lectures of the summer school are open for everyone, but if you want to take part in all summer school activities, you should apply to the summer school. Application period ends 1st June 2015.


Paper, literature list and ECTS points

To pass the Nordic-Baltic doctoral summer school, the doctoral students should participate the course, read the suggested literature, have own presentation based on their written papers, and act as an opponent for one other doctoral student. Instructions for written papers are:
- 5.0 credits: PHD‐students who attend the summer‐school shall submit a paper written in English connected at least partly to the theme of the course. An oral presentation is expected. A couple of references from the literature list are to be used. The length of the paper is about 4000 words.
- 7.0 credits: PHD‐students who attend the summer‐school shall submit a paper written in English connected at least partly to the theme of the course. An oral presentation is expected. A couple of references from the literature list are to be used. The length of the paper is about 6000 words.

Literature list for further readings will be send to participants in the middle of June.
Paper should be sent to sosnet[at]ulapland.fi by 10.8.2015.

 

Travelling and accommodation

PhD students are expected to make their own travel and accommodation arrangements to Kuopio and cover for themselves. You'll find information about possible accommodation options below.

Deadlines and Registration

June 1st 2015 Registration at https://www.webropolsurveys.com/S/AFFA4DC57D038184.par
July 31st 2015 Sending a short or a full paper to organizers

 

Program committee

The Summer school is organized together with Nordic-Baltic Doctoral Network in Social Work, National Finnish University Network for Social Work Sosnet and the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Jyväskylä. The responsible professors are Juha Hämäläinen, Sari Rissanen and Riitta Vornanen in the University of Eastern Finland and professors Marjo Kuronen and Kati Närhi at the University of Jyväskylä.