Summer 2021

Students in the grass during the summer Learning Lab course

Learning Lab Summer 2021 is part of project called Mitigating COVID Together: Enhancing Capacities of Academics and Students in Virtual Learning and Teaching Spaces

Learning Lab Summer 2021

In the Learning Lab Summer you will improve your working life skills. You will get to work with authentic challenges and develop different services or products of our own community. You will be a member of an interdisciplinary team. Join us to grow your network and learn to know students and experts from different fields, as well as company representatives.
All the meetings will be held online, or if possible face to face in small teams.


Credit units: 6-8 | Registration: open until June 27th | Place: online | Time: 28.6.-6.8.2021


Learning Lab’s Summer 2021, 6-8 cr / Practical training – Do to learn on 28 Jun – 6 Aug 2021

It is time to do useful things, take care of your well-being and learn new things and new ways of doing things. Are you tired of distance learning? Don’t worry. Enrol on the Learning Lab Summer, which is all about sustainability, wellbeing and communality.

Together we will make this an empowering and positive experience!

What is Learning Lab Summer 2021 like?

  • community development
  • working as an expert
  • practical work
  • genuine working life experience
  • need-based development projects and working life challenges
  • team learning in multidisciplinary teams
  • credits and experience
  • working together and networking with students and experts from different fields
  • coaches will support the teams during the summer
  • suitable for students of all fields
  • possibility to complete degree-related practical training (please check suitability of the studies to your degree with the teacher in charge)
  • strengthening your own and your team’s well-being

English as a working language

The summer 2021 offers both English and Finnish development projects for multidisciplinary teams. Some projects take place in Finnish and others in English. The teams’ joint language is English.

Community development

The development projects are made for real customers’ actual needs. You can develop our community through the projects. The customers come from Tampere Universities and their international partners. All projects are related to the themes of the summer: sustainability, wellbeing, and communality. The detailed project descriptions will be published later.

Students from all fields are welcome

The Learning Lab’s summer suits students of all fields. You can solve challenges together with an interdisciplinary team and coaches’ support. The meetings take place online on Monday-Friday at 9.00-16.00 but social programme is available in the summer nights if possible. Part of your working time will be used to advance and develop your team’s and your own well-being. Coaches and mentors will support you and you won’t be left alone.

Learning Lab Summer 2021 may be a part of your degree-related practical training, free-choice studies or project studies. Your credits accrue based on how much you work. The Summer calls for active commitment to the team’s joint objectives on Monday-Friday at 9.00-16.00.


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It’s a great time being here. Meet new people, make new friends, I’m glad to have some valuable experience after this course.

-Student of Learning Lab summer 2020


For more information, please contact: eija.syrjamaki [a]


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