Sustainable forestry and multiple use of forests create the basis for Finnish forest policy. In Finland, the welfare of nature and people as well as the economic sustainability of the forestry are ensured by regulating the use of forests. You can learn more about Finnish forest regulation and policy during the Forest Visit.


  • Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Finland
  • Forest legislation and governance
  • Forest resources and inventorying
  • Private and public forestry
  • The history of forest utilization
  • Private forest ownership and family forestry
  • Freedom to roam and multi-use of forests
  • Stakeholder actions and strong collaboration in forest sector
  • Engaging planning systems and forest programmes
  • Lobbying organisations for forest owners

The concept development of the Forest Visit was funded by Metsämiesten Säätiö Foundation.

University of Helsinki Centre for Continuing Education HY+


The purpose of HY+ organization is to improve the future world and well-being of people through enhancing learning, knowledge sharing, and development.


UniVisits are targeted to professionals in diverse fields wishing to learn state-of-the-art know-how in their own area. Based on the expertise of the eleven faculties of the University of Helsinki, we design customised programmes to meet the needs of each visit group.

University of Helsinki Centre for Continuing Education HY+

P.O. Box 53 (Fabianinkatu 32)

FI-00014 University of Helsinki