International Staff week

13-17 May 2024

International Staff Week at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

Metropolia UAS will organise International Staff Week on 13-17 May 2024 at Metropolia’s Myllypuro Campus.

This year we will focus on inviting guests from our International Credit Mobility partners from outside the Erasmus area.

School of Health Care can welcome guests on 14-15 May 2024.

Staff week participants from year 2019.

Target group for the International Days for Staff is personnel working in Metropolia's partner institutions (or in international networks partners) in areas such as leadership, research and innovation as well as administration

The programme will be published in early 2024

What to expect: Getting to know Metropolia UAS better, for example the services we offer to international and our local students, exploring our inspiring learning environments, possibility to exchange knowledge, experiences, and ideas as well as to create new networks. Please note that the programme will not include teaching opportunities.

Participation fee: 100 €


Monday 13 May

Tuesday 14 May

Wednesday 15 May

Thursday 16 May

Friday 17 May

Contact information

Staff Week Team staffweek [at] (staffweek[at]metropolia[dot]fi)

Practical information on Metropolia and Helsinki

Metropolia Myllypuro campus

The campus is located next to the Myllypuro metro station, 16 minutes from the Central Railway Station, and 2 min from Itäkeskus metro station. Choose Metro M2 - direction Mellunmäki. Exit the Myllypuro metro station direction 'A' called 'Orpaanporras' and you will see the campus ahead of you.

Accommodation options

Helsinki is a relatively small capital city and the public transportation system is excellent, so there are hundreds of accommodation options to choose from during your stay. The prices in a single room in the capital region are often from 70 € up to 170 € euros per night. You can find more information about the available housing options on the Google maps or at any hotel booking services sites or Airbnb.

Arrival to Helsinki

The Helsinki Airport is 20 kilometres away from the city centre of Helsinki, and the public transport system provides two connections: the train ride takes about 40 minutes and the bus ride takes about 50 minutes.

  • Ring Rail Line trains I and P between Helsinki Airport and Helsinki Central Railway Station. Train runs every 10 minutes during daytime.
  • The local bus number 615 between Helsinki Airport and Helsinki Central Railway Station. The bus leaves from right outside the arrival terminals.

Zone ticket ABC is required for journeys from the center of Helsinki to the airport and vice versa. Purchase your ticket from a the ticket machine, outlet or with a HSL mobile phone app before the journey. There are no longer ticket sales in the trains or buses.

Journey Planner will find you the best public transportation connections in Helsinki region.

Other practical information

Erasmus+ and other official documents to be signed?

Official documents such as Erasmus+ Mobility Agreements and invitations are issued and signed by upon request by the International Relations Office. Please send your request to staffweek [at] (staffweek[at]metropolia[dot]fi).