Tourism Business

Research group Tourism Business is part of Centre for Tourism Studies, which is the leading actor in tourism business Research in Finland. Our focus areas in research are: *wellbeing tourism and nature based tourism * sustainable and responsible tourism business * information technology and digit...

Africa-EU relations, migration, development and integration

01.09.2017 - 08.01.2020
The Africa-EU relations, migration, development and integration (AEMDI) project, aims to bring into conversation leading academics, policy makers, political observers and practitioners from civil society to explore and examine intra-Africa migration on one hand and EU-Africa relationships vis-à-v...

ECoC-SME project group

01.08.2019 - 31.07.2022
Project website: https://www.interregeurope.eu/ecoc-sme/.
Researchers from the Karelian Institute and Business School of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies are in charge of the coordination of this project as 'Advisory Lead Partner'.

Karelian Wellness

01.01.2020 - 31.12.2021
Karelian Wellness – increasing wellness tourism in Finnish and Russian Karelia.

International Business and Sales Management (IBS)

01.01.2014 -
In this research group we investigate the international business and sales management practices of firms originating in Small and Open Economies (SMOPECs). Our objective is to enhance our understanding of (1) the international expansion paths, strategies, processes, and performance of firms from ...

Food Valley

Food valley (Ruokalaakso) is an open knowledge-based network, which supports know-how and influence of food sector in Northern Savo.

FinFTD - Finnish FTD Research Network

Promoting collaboration and networking in frontotemporal dementia research

The Finnish FTD Research Network (FinFTD) is a network for researchers and research groups investigating or interested in frontotemporal lobar degeneration, including frontotemporal dementia (FTD), and relat...

Sanna Iskanius

Director of Training , Centre for Continuous Learning

Sara Peltola

Project Coordinator, Department of Physics and Mathematics