Forests are a big part of Finnish cultural history and we enjoy forests tremendously to this day. For us, forests are not only raw material but a national property that is looked after responsibly. During the Forest Visit you get to see the beauty of Finnish forests and learn about forest products and services.


  • Nature recreation and tourism
  • Non-wood forest products
  • Hunting and game management
  • Cultural history

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