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.



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Last updated: 10.11.2017