Academic programme

During the LUT Winter School you will have an excellent opportunity to study with other winter school participants as well as other LUT degree and exchange students. The programme offers both subject courses, as well as language courses. All courses are in English.

The LUT Winter School offers the following course packages:

  • COURSE PACKAGE 1: Business and Management Studies exchange programme courses. Students can come for the whole winter school period from January to March and attend the courses. Courses are at both advanced Bachelor's and Master's level. Courses vary from 2 to 6 ECTS credits. Student can take either all courses or make a selection of some of them. Note, that some courses' schedules overlap; detailed course schedules will be published in December.
  • COURSE PACKAGE 2: Intensive courses. Students can also come for one or two weeks to attend only intensive courses. Each intensive course lasts for one week and each course is 3 ECTS credits. Intensive courses are at Master's level.

Students can also combine course packages 1 and 2 and select courses from both.

Note, that lectures and tutorials are during the period 7 January–22 February 2019. The last week of the winter school is an exam week. Note, not all courses have an exam. Check the detailed schedule of all courses below to find out whether there is an exam or not on your course(s). If you do not have exams, you can leave the winter school before the exam week.

Non-LUT students register for the winter school courses via the registration link. LUT degree and exchange students register for the winter school courses via Oodi.


Below all detailed course descriptions for the LUT Winter School 2020. Click on the name of the course to open the file.

Course package 1: Business and Management Studies

Introduction to Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability, course code A380A0500
Cross-Cultural Issues in International Business, course code A380A0000
Cross-Cultural Encounters, course code A380A6000
Business Ethics, course code A350A2000
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Course package 2: Intensive courses

Responsible International Business, course code A330A0450
Systematic Creativity - TRIZ Basics, course code CS30A7380SS

Social programme

The LUT Winter School is not only about studying – we want to ensure that you make the most of the time spent with us at LUT. You are welcome to attend different social events with LUT exchange students to experience a taste of life in Finland and on the LUT campus. The events will be arranged by ESN Lappeenranta.

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LUT Winter School

Short-term non-degree

Fields of study
business and technology
also language course


2−26 ECTS credits

January − March

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