International development cooperation, UNIPID and University of Turku, Finland, 30.3-30.5.2012.
Studies in intercultural competence (5 modules: Culturally Effective Professionals, Ethical Basis for Intercultural Interaction, Ethnic & Cultural Multiplicity, Intercultural Communication Competence, Framework & Concepts for Intercultural Professional Development) at the Universities of Joensuu and Kuopio (2008-2009).
Methods and methodology in cross-cultural comparative research, Hanken School of Economics & Fudan University, School of Management, Shanghai, China, 12-16 April 2010.
Human Dimensions in Forestry, Faculty of Forest Sciences, University of Joensuu, Spring 2008
Ethics and Social Responsibility in Research, University of Sidney, Australia, and University of Eastern Finland, December 15, 2010 - January 4, 2011
Project Cycle Management, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, spring 2010
Survey Research, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland, spring 2009
Scientific Writing, 16th ECSE Summer School in Novel Computing, Univ. of Joensuu, summer 2009Conference English, University of Joensuu, autumn 2007
Twelfth ASEF University on Asia-Europe Environmental Co-operation: Towards Sustainable Forest Management, Brunei, 9- 22 July 2005 (as student)
Participations in congresses etc (selected)
III International Symposium on Forestry Education, Joensuu, 9-12 October 2012 (keynote speaker) (abstract)
Citizenship transformations in a global world, Helsinki, 9-10 February 2012 (speaker)
International Symposium on Forestry Education, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 17-21 May 2010 (speaker) (abstract)
Silva Network Conference on Bachelor/Master education in forest sciences, Zagreb, 17-19 June 2010 (speaker)
XIII World Forestry Congress, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 8- 25 October 2009 (speaker)
Silva Network Conference on Development of forest science curricula in Europe, Thessaloniki, 3-8 November 2009 (speaker) (abstract)
Joensuu Forestry Networking Week: Fighting climate change: adapting forest policy and forest management in Europe, Joensuu, 24-29 May 2009
Silva Network Conference on Graduate Analyses for Forest Sciences and Related Curricula, Copenhagen, 15-17 May 2008 (speaker) (abstract)
Seminar on Quality Assurance in Joint International Education, Saint-Petersburg State Polytechnical University & Cross-Border University, 7-8 November 2007 (participant)
Erasmus Mundus Conference on Enhancing Attractiveness of European Higher Education, Brussels 28-29 November 2006 (participant)
EduSilva (current chairman), Joensuun Jääkarhut, Joensuun Kauhojat, Chinese Culture Association in Eastern Finland