Want to visit YIP?

Many people are interested in visiting The Youth Initiative Program for various reasons.  Perhaps you want to better understand the Program or visit a friend or relative who is participating?  In all cases, we want to make you feel welcome and at home.  So, here we offer an overview of the options you have while visiting YIP:

What are good times to visit?

  • Open Courses
    Some of the Courses are open to the public, a great opportunity to experience YIP for a week! You can see the list of Open Courses here.  Please note that all other courses are designed specifically for YIP participants and are not open to the public.
  • The Initiative Forum
    The Initiative Forum is an annual, week-long forum with contributors, initiatives, alumni, participants, projects, dialogue, music, and much more.  It is an excellent way to get to know YIP and it’s network!  Visit initiativeforum.yip.se for more information.
  • Other Times
    You are of course welcome to visit YIP anytime, but advanced notice is appreciated.  If you are planning a visit, please contact info@yip.se to make arrangements.

How to get here

You can find directions to Järna, Ytterjärna and YIP here.


Guestroom at YIPIn YIP Participant Housing:

YIP offers two options for Accommodation inside Tallevana Student House: a double room, and a four bed, dorm-style room. The price for a night accommodation is SEK 150 (± 17 EUR) per night or 900 SEK per week (± 100 EUR) (max. 7 nights).  You will have access to a shared kitchen and shared bathrooms. Each room has its own wash basin facilities and towels and sheets will be provided. If you are interested in staying in the YIP Guest Room please contact info@yip.se

Kulturcentrum Järna Guest Housing:

You can rent a room at Kulturcentrum Järna Guest Housing, which is directly adjacent the YIP participant housing. Kulturcentrum Guest Housing provides a few different options For prices and bookings contact Kulturcentrum via +46(0)8-554 302 51 or info@kulturcentrum.nu


Kulturhuset Hotell:

Hotell Kulturhuset is a Retreat and Conference Hotel in Ytterjärna, about 3 minutes walk from where the YIP Courses take place on the Campus and right next to Kulturhuset. The accommodation ranges from single rooms to suites. More information here.


YIP participants and staff eat lunch together in Kulturhuset, and dinner inside Matbygget, both prepared by Järna Kafe. Joining these meals costs 65 SEK per person per meal. If you are staying overnight you can eat breakfast with YIP participants for 20 SEK per person. You will need to book these meals at least a week in advance, but you can pay for them on site. The chefs can offer vegetarian & vegan options, other dietary requirements can not be offered. All YIP meals are 100% ekologic and seasonal.


You can pay in advance with:  Paypal, using paypal@yip.se or Bank Transfer or Cash upon arrival in SEK or with Credit Card (VISA, Mastercard)