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Sleep Medicine Course

The 2-year Sleep Medicine Course organized jointly by the Universities of Helsinki and Turku, in collaboration with all Nordic Sleep Research Societies will start a new round. The course will provide overview and practical tools for physicians, nurses, psychologists working in fields where patients have sleep problems, as well as students and researchers of sleep medicine and sleep research. The course is free of charge and there is no need to register for the course.


Learn about the content of the course and the program:



The course is an e-learning course. The lectures will be offered through Zoom once a month on Wednesday at 16.00-18.00 (EET). Please note the times:


EET 16-18 (Finland)

CET 15-17 (Denmark, Sweden, Norway)

GMT 13-15 (Iceland)



Meeting ID: 694 8325 7796

Passcode: 416707


Curriculum autumn term 2023

18.10.2023 16.00-18.00


  1. Control of sleep and wakefulness.
    Adj. prof. Tarja Stenberg
    4. Neurophysiology and neurobiology of sleep.
    Adj. prof. Tarja Stenberg


22.11.2023 16.00-18.00


  1. The effects on sleep on stress and emotional processing.
    Prof. Anu-Katriina Pesonen
    6. Genetics of sleep.
    Prof. Tiina Paunio


13.12.2023 16.00-18.00


  1. Sleep development in early childhood.
    MD, PhD Outi Saarenpää-Heikkilä
    8. Sleep and pain.
    D.Med.Sc, docent, Prof. of Pain Medicine Eija Kalso


You are warmly welcome to follow the lectures!

If you have further questions, please contact:
Tiina Härkönen