UNESCO Education UIL

Association of Summer Universities in Finland, Finland

Founded in 1972 to promote the interests of Finnish summer universities, the Association of Summer Universities in Finland provides information and collects statistics about member institutions. The Association establishes contacts with similar adult learning institutions both nationally and internationally. Information is disseminated mainly through an annual periodical and a statistical yearbook. No conventional documentation service is available, but information is disseminated actively through extensive website pages in Finnish and English.

Areas of Specialization:

Adult education, Further training, Higher education

User Profile:

University students; adults; adult educators

Contact Information


Rautatienkatu 26 A 4
SF–33100 Tampere

(+358–3) 2147 626
Contact person:
Mika Nirvi

Basic Institutional Data:

Founded in:
Mika Nirvi
Information staff:
Countries Served:
Finland, Scandinavia, Europe
Working Languages:
English, Finnish

Services and Special Activities

Information Services Provided

Information on programmes of summer universities, statistics

Special Activities

The Association acts as a co–ordinating link between various interested bodies and summer universities, both nationally and internationally.


National collaboration between adult education organizations

Studies and Surveys

Brochures; websites about summer universities in Finland

Other material

Strategies and Perspectives to Improve Services

Providing general information about Finnish adult education and summer universities and open universities.