The Subtle Art of Communication

27 February 2024

The Youth Exchange School programme (YES), is an inclusive and enriching learning short-mobility experience for students, equipping them with important skills, knowledge, and intercultural competencies while promoting the EU’s priority areas and fostering a sense of European identity and cooperation.

Coordinated by the Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK), this edition is called ‘The Subtle Art of Communication’ and offers participants several benefits, including honing interpersonal skills, enhancing public speaking abilities, and improving conflict resolution.

In our interconnected world, communication is the lifeblood of human interaction. From verbal exchanges to nonverbal cues, understanding the dynamics of communication is key to fostering meaningful connections and effective collaboration. International communication adds a layer of complexity, transcending cultural and linguistic boundaries.

Additionally, students will gain a deeper understanding of nonverbal communication, cultural nuances, and effective listening.

Such skills are invaluable in both personal and professional realms, contributing to stronger relationships, successful collaborations, and overall career advancement.

From 22 to 26 April 2024

, Hämeenlinna, Finland

Mode of delivery

Language of instruction

Academic recognition
To be defined by each home higher education institution.

Selection criteria
Maximum number of students to be selected: 18
Motivation (why would you like to take the YES programme, how will you apply to the course, and what will you bring as a student).
Balanced participation of RUN-EU member institutions.

How to apply
Fill in the application form

Deadline for applications
8 March 2024

Eligible participants
Student Council members: 3 per HEI


HAMK, Finland

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