Autumn Webinar Series: The Funding Model for Universities


The Finnish Union of University Professors will organise a webinar series on the funding model for universities during autumn 2023. The webinars are scheduled for 4 October, 11 October, and 10 November. 

The Webinars: 

Yliopistojen rahoitus ja kannustimet (in English: University funding and incentives)
Wed., 4 October, at 2-3pm
Hannu Vartiainen, Professor of Microeconomic Theory at the University of Helsinki
Link to the webinar

OKM:n korkeakoulujen ohjauksen ja rahoitusmallin arvioinnin keskeiset tulokset (in English: The key results of the Ministry of Education and Culture's assessment of the higher education steering and funding model)
Wed., 11 October, at 2-3pm
Kimmo Halme, Senior Partner, 4Front Oy
Link to the webinar

Paneelikeskustelu: Yliopistojen rahoitusmallin uudistaminen (in English: Panel discussion: Renewing the funding model for universities)
Fri., 10 November, at 2-3pm
Ulla Mäkeläinen, Counsellor of Education, Ministry of Education and Culture
Jussi Kivistö, Professor of Higher Education Management at Tampere University
Mika Lähteenmäki, Professor of Russian language and culture at the University of Jyväskylä & Member of the Ministry of Education and Culture’s Funding Model Work Group 
Host: Anna Lehmusvesi, Journalist
Link to the webinar

Members of the Union will receive webinar links in email invitations also. The first two webinars will take place over Teams and will not be recorded. The language of the webinars and panel discussion is Finnish. However, English subtitles are available.