Admissions - The University of Oulu

Applying to Saami Culture

Applying to Saami Language

Giellagas institute degree programmes:

Saami culture

Saami language:

Anyone wishing to study Saami Language as a major subject must apply to the university during the joint application period in the spring and take an entrance examination. Students enrolled at the University of Oulu may also take Saami Language as a major subject by completing the basic and intermediate studies in the subject with a minimum grade of 3 and by applying for the right to change their major subject from the faculty.

Anyone wishing to study Inari Saami as a major subject must take an entrance examination. Information on the entrance examination is provided by the lecturer in Inari Saami.

Information about joint application period in Finland applying to University of Oulu, e.g. selection process, admission requirements and entrance exams:

P.O. BOX 8100
FI-90014 University of Oulu
tel. +358 294 484 035
e-mail. hakijapalvelut(at)

Master's degree programmes conducted in English: admissions.officer(at)

Visiting address: Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu, door 2T
FI-90570 Oulu, Finland
Open Mon-Fri 9-15.

Check out also The Guide for International Students and Student Stories.

Last updated: 1.7.2016