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Harjula Settlement Association, Finland

Harjula Settlement Association

Harjula Settlement Association is our 8th partner (P8). They are located in Lahti, Finland and closely work together with LUAS. It’s an open college offering various study programmes and hobbies for the locals. HSA also provide welfare services for a very diverse beneficiary base: a day-care centre for approximately a 100 kids; home care, rehabilitation and nursing services for the elderly choosing to live independently at home and in-house physiotherapy and rehabilitation to those coming to the Centre on a daily basis. HSA is also the place where they get to have fun with a good dance and some song while HSA catering services have established themselves in delivering good food for their elderly clients as well as business companies and private people. It is their placement programme that makes them a valuable asset as students and trainees get to experience the benefits of working in the community for the community.

Read in more detail in their institution description by clicking the following link: P8_HARJULA_Institution info


Lahti University of Applied Sciences


Lahti University of Applied Sciences (Lahti UAS) is known as the 7th parnter in the Soulbus project. The university is located in the south of Finland with approximately 3500 students attending the various degree programmes such as business, design and communication, fine arts, social and healthcare, music and drama, technology and engineering as well as tourism and hospitality. Lahti has highly qualified staff and teachers with a diverse educational field along with strong regional and international networks counting over 190 agreements pertaining to student and staff international mobility. Along with 350 international and 150 exchange students and exchange teachers, this represents a truly diverse international environment and experience they are bringing to the project.  

Read in more detail in their institution description by clicking the following link: P7_LUAS_Institution info