Finlandia Fridays crosses borders this week with Director of Global Initiatives Cat Fuller. Member of the FinnU family since September, Fuller describes her job as “dealing with everything international.” Fuller deals with international recruitment, study abroad, and assisting faculty members who want to run their own programs abroad or do research abroad.
Fuller’s first semester saw her overseas, visiting China, the Netherlands and Finland. In China, Fuller visited area high schools to recruit students and attended a fair in Beijing. [...]
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Hancock is set to host the annual Soup and Salad Lunch as well as the silent auction fundraiser for this year’s Service and Learning in Tanzania experience for Finlandia University students.
“While a three-week experience of serving and learning in Tanzania is priceless, the actual cost of $3,000 is not always affordable for students,” said Dr. René Johnson, Assistant Professor of Religion and Philosophy and Director of Servant Leadership. “Students are responsible for $2,000 [...]
Join students and faculty in celebration of Kalevala Day, also known as the Day of Finnish Culture, for the inaugural Kalevalathon on Thursday, February 28 from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Finnish American Heritage Center. The participants from Finlandia University’s Finnish & Nordic Studies Program will be performing a 5.5-hour marathon reading of Kalevala.
While attending the University students will be participating in various trips, events and enjoying the beauty of surrounding Helsinki. The focus of study during the program will be that of leadership, sales and entrepreneurship. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to learn about Haaga-Helia’s Startup School. [...]
Finlandia University students have the opportunity to study in Finland at one of the university’s partner institutions by participating in a student exchange. The International Exchange Program enables FinnU students to study at a variety of Finnish institutions, while earning Finlandia credit and being immersed in the Finnish culture.
Students who are approved to enroll in the Finlandia exchange pay Finlandia tuition, which allows you to maintain your financial aid package, including grants and scholarships (unique partner [...]
Not sure what direction you want to go in life? Consider taking a gap year. We’d be happy to welcome you to Finlandia University for your gap year!
Benefits of a Gap Year at Finlandia
Study for one or two concurrent semesters
Study in English
Select courses not available at your home university – including wellness courses in yoga, hiking, snowshoeing, martial arts and spinning!
On-campus housing with FinnU students
Located in the Upper Great Lakes – caring, comfortable, safe, and supportive small town [...]
Welcome! We’re so glad you’ve decided that you belong at Finlandia University!
With more than 4,000 colleges and universities in the United States – we are honored that you chose Finlandia University to either start or continue your higher education.
International students are a vital part of Finlandia University’s population, as well as the local community. We were founded in 1896 by Finnish immigrants, and our connection to Finland and the international community remains strong. We’ve accepted students from other countries for years [...]
JAMK University of Applied Sciences is one of Finlandia University’s partner institutions whereby the university has a one-on-one relationship and formal agreement signed between our two institutions.
Each year the JAMK Summer School Summer School programme Leadership, Communication and Tourism is from May 31 to June 19. It attracts approximately 100 students from countries like Argentina, Mexico, USA, Canada, Singapore, China, Russia and other European countries. Excellent visiting professors across the world bring their own inspiring academic expertise to teaching.