International Courses

We arrange three different learning modules every year in English that are targeted for Master and PhD students in Nursing and Health Sciences and Advanced Practise Nurses.

Empowering learning environments in nursing education Intensive Programme (EleneIP) (10 ECTS)

EleneIP 2020

EleneIP 2020 brochure.

Registration is open.

See EleneIP in Study Guide.


Professor Leena Salminen

Empowering Patient Education (EPE) (25 ECTS)

EPE 2020

EPE 2020 brochure.*
*Part 2 Contact period including lectures and seminars in Turku, Finland. CANCELLED
Part 2 is held ONLINE December 9th - 11th, 2020.
Further information available later.

Registration is open.

See EPE in Study Guide.


Professor Helena Leino-Kilpi

Coordinator Heli Virtanen

Clinical Instruments for Evaluating Health - Development, Evaluation and Implementation (CIDI) (25 ECTS)

CIDI 2020 / 2021

CIDI 2020 brochure

See CIDI in Study Guide

CIDI 2021

  • Module I 4-12 January 2021
    Contact teaching 11-12 January
    Independent reading
  • Module II 13-28 February 2021
    Contact teaching 13-15 January
    Independent working
  • Module III 1 March - 4 May 2021
    Online lectures and workshops 8-28 March
    Independent working and reading 29 March - 2 May
    Seminars 3-4 May

Application deadline will be in the beginning of December 2020.


Professor Riitta Suhonen

University lecturer, docent Minna Stolt

Coordinator Heli Virtanen