Juvenia was launched in 2008. Today, our staff consists of almost 40 specialists in youth research and youth field.

We carry out research and development at the local, national and international levels, as well as training and professional services.

Our aim is to improve the inclusion and citizenship of the youth, to strengthen the community as well as to prevent exclusion.

We support equal and participatory youth!

Juvenia – Youth Research and Development Centre combines youth research and development of the youth field. Our aim is to improve the inclusion and citizenship of the youth, to strengthen the community as well as to prevent exclusion. We support environmental awareness as well as digitalization and internationalization of the youth field.

We carry out local, national and international research and development projects in the field of youth. In addition to this, we offer training and professional services. During its years of operation, Juvenia has implemented more than 50 research and development projects related to youth and young people.

We are engaged in the national development and internationalization in the field of youth in collaboration with other actors of the field. Juvenia strengthens the competitiveness of East and South-Eastern Finland through employing nearly 40 specialists in youth research and youth field.

Our research and development projects produce educational content in the South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences. For students, we offer thesis topics and internship opportunities.

 

Photo: Manu Eloaho / Darcmedia.

Our activities are financed by, for example:

    • Academy of Finland
    • Kone Foundation
    • Several Ministries (Ministry of Education and Culture, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry)
    • Structural fund programmes (ESF, ERDF, EAFRD)
    • Foundation for Municipal Development sr.
    • Erasmus+ (Youth and Sport)
    • Central Baltic -programme
    • Nordplus-, Daphne- ja Life Long Learning -programmes

 

HOW CAN WE HELP?

Please contact us with project partnership, expert services, training and thesis opportunities etc. related matters.

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About us

Juvenia International Exchange Programme

Information about our international exchange programme for students and researchers!

EASTERN FINLAND YOUTH BAROMETER

Information about Eastern Finland Youth Barometers from previous years!

Juvenia – Centre for the development and research in the field of youth
South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences
Patteristonkatu 3
P.O. Box 181, FI-50101 Mikkeli
FINLAND

Jaana Poikolainen
Research Unit Director
jaana.poikolainen@xamk.fi
tel. 044 702 8832