The Spring Forum of International Affairs for Higher Education Institutions 2024


Welcome to the Spring Forum of International Affairs for Higher Education Institutions!

The Spring Forum 2024 was held at the Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences on 16.-17.5.2024.

Thursday, 16 May, and Friday, 17 May, focused on the theme of the days International Finland? through a versatile programme. Wednesday, 15 May 2024 was reserved for networking meetings.

The theme invited us to reflect on the current state and future prospects of the internationalisation of higher education institutions. It challenged us to consider the drivers, opportunities and challenges of internationalisation, and how we can jointly determine and guide the direction we want our higher education institutions to take in a global context.

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Takeaway from the event

Get into the spirit of the event through these links, photos and social media posts.

Programme and session descriptions


Registration is closed.

Participation fee and cancellelation terms

The participation fee for the Spring Forum is 240€ (incl. VAT). The payment is made in the SeAMK online shop immediately after registration. Payment by invoice is not possible.The link to the online shop can be found in the registration confirmation message. The online shop allows you to pay the registration fee for several participants at the same time. Please make sure to write down the person(s) the fee has been paid. Only the paid registration is officially confirmed.

Registration can be cancelled free of charge until the end of the registration period (March 27, 2024). Registration fee is not refunded for cancellations made after the registration period.

Accommodation options

The registration fee does not include accommodation.

Accommodation providers have discounted prices available for a limited time period depending on availability. Please book your accommodation as soon as possible!


Photos and videos are taken during the event  for communications and marketing purposes. Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences and Finnish National Agency for Education  may use the material recorded at the event in their own communication and further marketing of the event.

Further information

Inquiries for SeAMK Spring Forum Team: kv-kevatpaivat2024(a) 

Useful links

Event photos

Social media wall #kvkevatpaivat