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 any case, we want to make you feel welcome and at home. Below we offer an overview of the options you have while visiting YIP.

What are good times to visit?

Open courses & Presentations

Some of the courses are open to the public, a great opportunity to experience YIP for a week! Please note that all other courses are designed specifically for YIP participants and are not open to the public.


Over 28's full week course: 2000SEK

Under 28's full week course: 1500SEK

To book a course, contact 

See below for food & accommodation costs.

see the list of open courses
Other times

You are of course welcome to visit YIP anytime the program is running, however advanced notice is appreciated.  If you are planning a visit, please contact to make arrangements.

How to get here?

You can reach Järna easily from Stockholm and take the bus or drive to Ytterjärna.

Find out how to get to Ytterjärna


In YIP participant housing

YIP offers two options for accommodation in 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 


YIP participants and staff eat lunch and dinner together in the YIP dining house.

Lunch: 50 SEK Vegetarian meal
Dinner: 50 SEK Vegetarian meal cooked by YIP Participants

If you are staying overnight you can eat breakfast with the YIP participants.

Breakfast: 30 SEK Includes coffee, tea, cereals, milk or alternative milk, toast, jam, peanut butter

You will need to book these meals at least a week in advance, but you can pay for them on site. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options are available when booked a week in advance. All YIP meals are 100% organic and seasonal. To book meals contact .

Kulturhuset Hotell

Ytterjärna Hotel 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 the culture house. The accommodation ranges from single rooms to suites. More information here.

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


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