During your free time, you will have the opportunity to participate in many extracurricular activities such as corporate visits and summer events in the city.
Visits to established corporations and start-ups
Finland is the home of many world-class brands and innovations such as well-known mobile games, Kone elevators, Fazer chocolate, Marimekko design and Moomin characters. The program includes visits to several Finnish corporations and start-ups.
Learn about the history of Finnish Art
The Ateneum Art Museum has the country’s oldest and largest art collection. It tells not only the story of Finnish art, but also how Finnish art developed over the course of history. This narrative is recorded in acquisitions of work, documents, oral histories and accounts.
Visit the World Heritage site Suomenlinna sea fortress island
Founded in 1748, the sea fortress of Suomenlinna is one of Finland’s most popular attractions, with about one million visitors annually. You will discover fortresses, walls, tunnels, dungeons, cannons, and even a real submarine.
Visit to Fazer, the maker of the magnificent chocolate
The tour will be conducted under the guidance of a Fazer Guide. The exhibition introduces Fazer’s activities, long history, stories, a wide range of products, corporate responsibility and innovations.
In addition to the show tour, you will have a chance to compare the tastes of different types of chocolate.
Linnanmäki amusement park
Visit to Linnanmäki, the most popular amusement park in Finland. Linnanmäki has over forty dfferent rides and there are also plenty of other attractions, such as arcades, kiosks, restaurants, the Peacock Theater and the only Sea Life Center in the Nordic Sea region, Sea Life Helsinki. The Amusement Park has over one million visitors a year.
Allas Sea Pool is a gardenlike oasis in the heart of Helsinki. The steamy hot water pool, the ice-cold seawater pool and the hot saunas offer recreational opportunities for every day of the year.
Discover the midnight sun in Lapland
One of the most wonderful features of Lapland is the nightless night or midnight sun, where the sun does not fall below the horizon for two months, giving the Lapland summer its magical feel. Interested students can participate in a weekend trip to Lapland.
Cruise to Stockholm in Sweden
Take an overnight cruise between Helsinki and Stockholm. On board, you will enjoy delicious food, entertainment and a beautiful view of the archipelago. You will have one full day in Stockholm to enjoy shopping and noteworthy places to visit.
Trip to Tallinn in Estonia
You can take a day cruise to Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. During the cruise, you can enjoy good food, entertainment and shopping at reasonable prices. In Tallinn you can visit a spectacularly crafted maritime museum, take part at Patare’s abandoned jail tour, visit a KGB Museum and Tallinn’s old town and its vibrant colorful houses.
*Additional fees may apply.