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ISEW Library

International Staff Exchange Week for Library Professionals

Helsinki University Library invites library professionals from the Erasmus partner universities and other academic institutions to take part in the program offered by the state-of-the-art academic library. Welcome to the largest multidisciplinary university library in Finland!

International Library Staff Exchange Week is traditionally organised yearly in late May or early June.

ISEW Library 2017 is currently in the planning phase, and will take place from May 29 until June 2, 2017.

Further information

Please, see the University of Helsinki Staff Exchange pages for further information.

For further information on ISEW Library you can also contact the library by email: library-isew(a)helsinki.fi 

Previous ISEW Library Experiences

Encouraged by the excellent feedback from the previous ISEW Library participants, Helsinki University Library is planning on organizing its staff exchange week again in 2017.

Get a glimpse of ISEW Library 2016 on Helsinki University Library's News Blog.

ISEW Library 2016 Guest Michelle Bond from UK on ISEW Library Experience.

ISEW Library on Twitter

ISEW Library 2016 in a group picture on Suomenlinna Island Fortress

ISEW Library 2016

International group on Suomenlinna Island Fortress in June 2016.

ISEW Library 2015

ISEW Library 2015 took place in June 2015. The week was again a success in terms of the number of applicants as well as the feedback received from the participants. 15 participants from 10 European countries took part and enjoyed the full week of planned programme and fun in the city of Helsinki.

ISEW Library 2015 at Villa Vuosanta on Social Night

The International Staff Exchange Week for Library Professionals 2015 took place in Helsinki on June 1-5 2015.

ISEW Library 2014

ISEW Library 2014 took place in June 2014. The week was a great success in terms of the number of applicants as well as the feedback received from the participants. 15 participants from 13 European countries enjoyed full week of planned programme and fun in summery Helsinki.

The International Library Staff Exchange Week 2014 took place on 2 - 6 June 2014.