University of Helsinki welcomes partcipants from various administrative fields to a one week staff training programme called ISEW Admin Staff.  During the week participants get to network, benchmark and share the best practices to efficiently support their universities´core functions.


The programme is directed to administrators with a professional interest in benchmarking of practices and networking with colleagues. Participation is limited to two person per partner institution. The language of communication is English.

The ISEW programme is only for the participants. In order to benefit from the intense programme the participants are expected to attend the scheduled activities.


The programme will be constructed in days with specific themes from an administrative point of view. Themes include e.g.

  • General information about the University
  • Visiting your admin counterpart in the University of Helsinki
  • Administrators supporting universities´ core functions
  • Three special evening events

ISEW Admin Staff 2018 takes place May 14 - May 18, 2018. Please find the ISEW Admin Staff 2018 Preliminary programme (.pdf) at the bottom of this page.


The electronic application form was available from 22 January - 19 February, 2018. Due to great demand applications outside of the application period are not accepted.


Participation in the scheduled programme is free of charge. Other costs such as accommodation and travel are covered by the participants themselves.

Want to see what previous participants say about ISEW? Please see the ISEW feedback.

Further information:
Ms Tiina Kosunen
Head of Development
International Affairs
tel. +358 50 3622578

...besides the hard work you will...

  • get to know the Finnish sauna & learn to relax
  • take your first steps of the Finnish language
  • gain a network of colleagues

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