Academic Affairs Service Teams

Academic Affairs Service Teams are responsible for all study related questions and advising in their own field of study.

General information

Linnanmaa campus, Compass Service Point: 

  • Service counter (general study affairs) is open on Mondays and Wednesdays at 11-13
  • Location: Opintokatu, see Linnanmaa campus map

Kontinkangas campus: 

  • Service counter is open on Wednesdays at 10-14

Please, contact the service team primarily by using the faculty-specific service desk address. In general study affairs you can also call the service number on weekdays between 10-14.

Find your degree programme contact information and service desk address below under 'For you' list.

For information on general study related matters please contact us by email study(at)oulu.fi.

Kindly note that if you are using an email address other than the one provided to you by the University of Oulu to send personal, confidential or sensitive information to a university email address, you should use secured email. When sending information inside the university between university´s email accounts/addresses the communication is automatically secured. 

For you

Faculty of Technology

Academic affairs service team for the Faculty of Technology is located in Compass service point. Service Desk address is study.technology@oulu.fi.

General study affairs (Secretaries):

  • Counters at the Compass service point are open from 14.3.2022 on Mondays and Wednesdays at 11-13.
  • If needed you can call +358 (0) 294 484022 on weekdays at 10-14
  • Questions related e.g. study rights, annual registrations, credit registrations, and graduation and preparation of degree diplomas, graduation and general study guidance

Study guidance

Education designers are helping you to plan your studies and solve study related problems.

  • Architecture: Leena Kuorelahti
  • Geosciences: Marita Puikkonen
  • Mining Engineering and Mineral Processing: Marita Puikkonen
  • Chemistry: Helena Tirri
  • Mechanical Engineering: Annika Niskakangas
  • Process and Environmental Engineering: Mariliisa Konu
  • Civil Engineering: Tarja Noponen
  • Industrial Engineering and Management: Anni Annunen
  • Exchange studies: Marita Puikkonen (Architecture: Leena Kuorelahti)
  • Traineeship: Merja Heikkilä

Other contact information

Service Manager: Sanna Waris, tel. +358 29 448 4023

Lead specialist: Anita Pirilä, tel. +358 29 448 4004

UniOGS (UniOulu Graduate School): uniogs@oulu.fi

Faculty of Science

Academic affairs service team for the Faculty of Science is located in Compass service point. Service Desk address is study.science@oulu.fi.

General study affairs (Secretaries):

  • Counters at the Compass service point are open on Mondays and Wednesdays at 11-13.
  • If needed you can call +358 (0) 294 484022 on weekdays at 10-14
  • Questions related for example study rights, annual registrations, credit registrations, and graduation and preparation of degree diplomas, graduation and general study guidance

Study guidance

Education designers are helping you to plan your studies and solve study related problems.

  • Biology: Minna Vanhatalo, tel. 358 29 4481491
  • Geography: Mari Lantto, tel. +358 29 4484433
  • Physics and Exchange studies: Maria Juntunen, tel. +358 29 4487461
  • Mathematics: Elina Jaakkola, tel. +358 29 4483596
  • Traineeship: Merja Heikkilä, tel. +358 29 4487390

Other contact information

Lead specialist: Noora Redsven, tel. +358 29 448 7541

  • Student admissions and admission criteria
  • Support for curriculum planning
  • Issues related to the legal protection of students

Service Manager: Katri Suorsa, tel. +358 29 448 1711

  • Superior of the team
  • Developing education Support Services
  • Supporting the education leaders in faculty
  • Education Contracts

UniOGS (UniOulu Graduate School): uniogs@oulu.fi

Faculty of Medicine

Academic Affairs Service Team, Faculty of Medicine, Contact information

Service Desk: study.medicine@oulu.fi

Visiting address: Aapistie 7A, 90220 Oulu

Mailing address: Faculty of Medicine, P.O.Box 5000, FI-90014 Univerisity of Oulu

General study affairs, Secretaries

  • Location: Aapistie 7A, 2nd floor (room K201)
  • Inner mail: 5OPIN
  • tel. +358 294 48 7239

Study Counselling, Education designer

(e.g. planning of studies and questions related to studying)

Degree Programme in Medicine
  • 1st and 2nd year Mari Saarikettu-Känsälä, tel. +358 294 483002
  • 3rd and 4th year Tiina-Mari Murtovaara, tel. +358 294 487578
  • 5th and 6th year Kaisa Loukusa, tel. +358 294 487577
Degree Programme of Dentistry                        
  • Sonja Lehto, 0294 483535 (room H2122)
Degree Programmes of Health Sciences
  • Saija Kortet, tel. +358 294 485106
Degree Programme of Biomedical Engineering and Degree Programme of Epidemiology and Data Science
  • Jaana Orava, tel. +358 294 483551

Study Guidance, Secretary

(study affairs, e.g. study rights, annual registrations, credit registrations, and graduation and preparation of degree diplomas, general study guidance)

Degree Programme of Medicine
  • 1st year Karoliina Enckell, tel. + 358 294 484031
  • 2nd year: Anne Kallatsa, tel. +358 294 484058
  • 3rd year Aino Paakki, tel. +358 294 483200
  • 4th year Tuula Pirttijärvi, tel + 358 294 48396
  • 5th year Kaisa Tuominen, tel. 358 294 484542
  • 6th year Anne Salovaara, tel. + 358 294 484546
Degree Programme of Dentistry
  • Arja Palomäki, tel. +358 294 484544
Degree Programmes of Health Sciences
  • Marjo-Riitta Minkkinen, tel. +358 294 484036
Degree Programme of Biomedical Engineering and Degree Programme of Epidemiology and Data Science
  • Marjo-Riitta Minkkinen, tel. +358 294 484036
Postgraduate professional education
  • Anne Ollila, tel. +358294 485107

International Coordinator

Elisa Mejias, +385 294 485867 (room K201 and OYS: S3 123C)

Lead Specialists

Piia Rantakokko, tel. +358 294 485603 (room K201)

Marjo Tourula, tel. +358 294 483523 (room K201)

Sercive Manager, Education Support Services, Education Contracts

Katja Pura, tel. +358 294 484195 (room K201)
email katja.pura(at)oulu.fi
internal mail 5OPIN

Faculty of Medicine

Dean of Education Petri Kulmala

Degree Programme Leaders:

  • Dentistry: Ritva Näpänkangas
  • Medicine: Juha Auvinen
  • Bachelor's degree in Health Sciences: Jonna Juntunen
  • Master's programme in Nursing Science: Pirjo Kaakinen
  • Master's programme in Health Managements Science: Outi Kanste
  • Master's Programme in Health Sciences Teacher Education: Heli Kuivila
  • Master's Programme in Biomedical Engineering : Mikko Finnilä
  • Epidemiology and Biomedical Data Science: Sylvain Sebert

Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

Academic Affairs Service Team, Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

Academic Affairs Service team for the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering is located at the service point Compass (Kompassi). Compas can be found at Opintopolku (see campus map).

Contacts should primarily be made using email:  study.itee(at)oulu.fi.

If needed you can call +358 (0) 294 484022 on weekdays at 10-14.

Contact information: study.itee(at)oulu.fi

Mailing address: University of Oulu, Academic Affairs, PO BOX 8100, FIN-90014 University of Oulu 

Visiting address: Academic Affairs Service point Compass, Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 1, 90570 Oulu, Finland

Internal mail: Compass 1 (1st floor)

Service Manager: Sanna Waris, +358 294 48 4023

Lead specialist: Chao Ding (Deputy for Merja Inget), +358 294 48 7780

 

Information Processing Science (GS3D/SEIS, EMSE, NJIT)

Education designer / study counselling Heli Alatalo, +358 294 48 1918

Secretary Päivi Mäntyniemi, +358 294 48 1919

Electronics and Communications Engineering (WCE, ELE)

Education designer Tuuli Junttila, +358 294 48 7388

Secretary Vaili Jämsä-Uusitalo, +358 294 48 2878

Computer Science Engineering (CSE)

Education designer Mirjami Pelkonen, +358 294 48 7350 

Secretary Jaana Lehtosaari, +358 294 48 4551

Business Analytics

Education designer / study counselling Arja Poranen, +358 294 48 4858

Secretary Jaana Lehtosaari, +358 294 48 4551

Biomedical Engineering

Education designer / study counselling Arja Poranen, +358 294 48 4858

Secretary Jaana Lehtosaari, +358 294 48 4551

Digitalisation, Computing and Electronics (DICE)

Education designer/ study counselling Maiju Ainesmaa-Gabelle,

+358 294 48 7525

 

Incoming and outgoing exchange: Maiju Ainesmaa-Gabelle, +358 294 48 7525

Internships: Education designer Arja Poranen, +358 294 48 4858

Open university: Education designer Arja Poranen, +358 294 48 4858

Non-degree study rights: Education assistant, Aulikki Suokas, +358 294 48 7356

Tutor teacher and tutor studen (Kummi) coordinator: Heli Alatalo +358 294 48 1918

Graduate school/UniOGS –coordinator: Teemu Pennanen, +358 294 48 7429

Graduate school/UniOGS –secretary: Marita Lumijärvi, +358 29 448 4197

Faculty of Education and Psychology

Academic Affairs Service Team, FEP

Contact information: study.education(at)oulu.fi
Mailing address: University of Oulu, Academic Affairs, P.O.Box 8100, FIN-90014 University of Oulu
Visiting address: Academic Affairs Service Point Compass, Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 1, 90570 Oulu, Finland
Internal mail: Kompassi 1

General study affairs (Education assistants):
  • Please, contact primarily via email study.education(at)oulu.fi or call +358 (0) 294 484022 on weekdays at 10-14
  • Questions related e.g. study rights, annual registrations, credit registrations, and graduation and preparation of degree diplomas, graduation and general study guidance
  • N.B. If you need official transcript or degree information:
    • as a University of Oulu students, you can download an official digital transcript from Peppi - Atomi system.
    • You can also see your degree information from studyinfo.fi -service (studyinfo.fi/). From studyinfo.fi -service, you can provide a link to your degree information, for instance, for an employer.
Study Counselling (Education Designers, e.g. planning of studies and questions related to studying):
  • Öster Aino (tel. +358 294 487364)
    • Master’s Programme in Education and Globalisation
    • Master’s Programme in Learning, Education and Technology
    • Traineeships in Finland (supported by the University of Oulu, not teaching practices)
      • Office hours on campus: Tuesdays 12-13 / KE1020-3, Compass 1 Service Point
      • Office hours remotely (Zoom): Mondays 12-13
         
  • Hurskainen Jonna (tel +358 294 487341)
    • Psychology
    • Learning Sciences
       
  • Hurskainen Karri (tel. +358 294 487436)
    • Intercultural Teacher Education
    • Primary Teacher Education (especially master's phase) 
    • Traineeships abroad
    • Exchange studies
      • Office hours on campus: Wednesdays 13-14 / KE1020-2, Compass 1 Service Point
      • Office hours remotely (Zoom): Thursdays 9-10
         
  • Palosaari Suvi-Tuuli (tel. +358 294 487473)
    • Music Education
    • Primary Teacher Education
       
  • Ojakoski Mirva (tel. +358 294 48 7333)
    • Educational Sciences
       
  • Sainio Minna (tel. +358 294 48 3660)
    • Primary Teacher Education
    • Special Education
       
  • Kyllönen Katariina (tel. +358 294 48 7413)
    • Early Childhood Education
  • Sarjosalo Niina-Kaisa (tel. +358 294 48 7387)
    • Early childhood education
  • Yli-Hukka Laura (tel. +358 294 48 7464)
    • Early childhood education

FEdu Education Designers will arrange weekly study guidance from week 2 onwards on campus and remotely via Zoom. Zoom links for remote study guidance have been sent via email  9.1.2023 with the topic "Study guidance spring 2023". The Zoom links are the same every week.

Secretaries:

study affairs, e.g. study rights, annual registrations, credit registrations, and graduation and preparation of degree diplomas, general study guidance

  • Korhonen Anna (tel. +358 294 48 3682)
    • Secondary Teacher Education
    • Primary Teacher Education 
    • Intercultural Teacher Education
    • Music Education
    • Master's Programme in Education and Globalisation
    • Degrees, examinations
       
  • Raappana Miia (tel. +358 294 48 3641)
      • Education
      • Special Education
      • Master's programme in Learning, Education and Technology
      • Studies in sociology and psychology
    Lead Specialist
    • Valppu-Paaso Hennariikka  (tel. +358 294 48 3645)
      • Student admissions and admission criteria
      • Support for curriculum planning
      • Issues related to the legal protection of students

    Service Manager

    • Merja Peurasaari (tel. +358 294 48 7451)
      • Superior of the team
      • Developing education Support Services
      • Supporting the education leaders in faculty
      • Education Contracts
      • email: merja.peurasaari(at)oulu.fi

    Faculty of Humanities

    Academic Affairs Service Team, Faculty of Humanities

    Academic Affairs Service team for the Faculty of Humanities is located at the service point Compass (Kompassi). Compass can be found at Opintokatu (see campus map).

    Contact information: study.humanities(at)oulu.fi
    Mailing address: University of Oulu, Academic Affairs, P.O.Box 8100, FIN-90014 University of Oulu
    Visiting address: Academic Affairs Service Point Compass, Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 1, 90570 Oulu, Finland
    Internal mail: Kompassi 1

    General study affairs (Secretaries):
    • Please, contact primarily via email study.humanities(at)oulu.fi or call +358 (0) 294 484022 on weekdays at 10-14
    • Questions related to e.g. study rights, annual registrations, credit registrations, and graduation and preparation of degree diplomas, graduation and general study guidance
    • N.B. If you need official transcript or degree information:
      • as a University of Oulu students, you can download an official digital transcript and study certificate from Peppi, see instructions for downloading e-documents.
      • You can also see your degree information from studyinfo.fi -service. From the service, you can provide a link to your degree information, for instance, for an employer.
    Study Counselling (Education Designers, e.g. planning of studies and questions related to studying):

    When you need counselling, please send a request to study.humanities@oulu.fi. The meeting can be organized either as a live meeting on campus or by Teams/Zoom.

    • Airio Maija (tel. +358 29 448 3233)
      • History of Sciences and Ideas, Archaeology, History, Information Studies, Cultural Anthropology, Saami Culture
      • in the above mentioned main subjects: Internships in Finland
      • Subject Teacher Education
         
    • Hentilä Hanna (tel. +358 29 448 7414)
      • English, German Language and Culture, Swedish Language
      • in the above mentioned main subjects: Internships in Finland
      • Scandinavian Studies
      • Incoming student exchange
         
    • Halonen Elina (tel. +358 294 48 7576)
      • Finnish Language, Literature, Saami Language and Logopedics
      • in the above mentioned main subjects: Internships in Finland
      • Subject Teacher Education
         
    • Kataja Riitta (tel. +358 294 48 4050)
      • Internships Abroad
      • Outgoing student exchange
    Lead Specialist
    • Oili Sievola (tel. +358 294 48 3428)
      • Student admissions and admission criteria
      • Support for curriculum planning
      • Issues related to the legal protection of students
    Service Manager
    • Katri Suorsa (tel. +358 294 48 1711)
      • Superior of the team
      • Developing education Support Services
      • Supporting the education leaders in faculty
      • Education Contracts

    Oulu Business School

    Academic Affairs Service Team, OBS

    Contact information: study.business (at) oulu.fi
    Mailing address: University of Oulu, Academic Affairs, P.O.Box 8100, FIN-90014 University of Oulu
    Visiting address: Academic Affairs Service Point Compass, Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 1, 90570 Oulu, Finland
    Internal mail: Kompassi 1

    General study affairs (Education Assistants):
    • Please, contact primarily via email study.business(at)oulu.fi or can call +358 (0) 294 484022 on weekdays at 10-14
    • Questions related e.g. study rights, annual registrations, credit registrations, and graduation and preparation of degree diplomas, graduation and general study guidance
    • NB: if you need official transcript or degree information:
      • as a University of Oulu students, you can download an official digital transcript from Peppi - Atomi system.
      • You can also see your degree information from studyinfo.fi -service (studyinfo.fi/). From studyinfo.fi -service, you can provide a link to your degree information, for instance, for an employer.
    Study Counselling (Education Designers, e.g. planning of studies and questions related to studying):
    • Heikkinen Pia (tel. +358 294 48 7778)
      • Degree Programme in Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor)
         
    • Kelloniemi Heini (tel. +358 294 48 5646)
      • OBS’s Master's Programmes
      • Traineeships in Finland (supported by the uni Oulu)
         
    • Larivaara Marja (tel +358 294 48 3912) (Helena Kurkela's deputy)
      • OBS’s Master's Programmes - especially international degree students
         
    • Kataja Riitta (tel. +358 294 48 4050)
      • Internships Abroad
      • Student Exchange
    Education Assistants:
    • Eskonniemi Minttu (tel. +358 294 48 2907)
    • Ruokonen Saana (tel. +358294487302)
    • Tasks: see general study affairs
    Lead Specialist
    • Forsberg Eija (tel. +358 294 48 2773)
      • Student admissions and admission criteria
      • Support for curriculum planning
      • Issues related to the legal protection of students
    Service Manager
    • Peurasaari Merja (tel. +358 294 48 7451)
      • Superior of the team
      • Developing education Support Services
      • Supporting the education leaders in faculty
      • Education Contracts
      • email: merja.peurasaari(at)oulu.fi

    Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

    Academic Affairs Service Team, Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Contact information

    Service Desk: study.fbmm@oulu.fi

    Visiting address: Aapistie 7A, 90220 Oulu

    Mailing address: Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, P.O.Box 5000, FI-90014 Univerisity of Oulu

    General study affairs, Secretaries

    • Location: Aapistie 7A, 2nd floor (room K201)
    • Inner mail: 5OPIN
    • tel. +358 294 48 7239

    Study Counselling, Education designer

    (e.g. planning of studies and questions related to studying)

    Jari Heikkinen, puh. +358 294 481208 

    Study Guidance, Secretary

    (study affairs, e.g. study rights, annual registrations, credit registrations, and graduation and preparation of degree diplomas, general study guidance)

    Kaisa Tuominen, puh. +358 294 484542

    Lead Specialists

    Piia Rantakokko, tel. +358 294 485603 (room K201)

    Marjo Tourula, tel. +358 294 483523 (room K201)

    Sercive Manager, Education Support Services, Education Contracts

    Katja Pura, tel. +358 294 484195 (room K201)
    email katja.pura(at)oulu.fi
    internal mail 5OPIN

    Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

    Dean of Education Tuomo Glumoff

    Biochemistry (Bachelor's degree) Renata Prunskaite-Hyyryläinen

    Biochemistry (Master's degree) Alexander Kastaniotis

    Learning Sciences, BA, MA

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    Primary Teacher, BA, MA

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    Psychology, BA, MA

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    Master's Programme in Learning, Education and Technology, MA

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    Music Education, BA, MA

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    Special Education, BA, MA

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    Intercultural Teacher Education, BA, MA

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    Early Childhood Education, BA, MA

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    Education/ Educational Psychology, BA, MA

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    Master’s Programme in Education, MA

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    Master's Programme in Education and Globalisation, MA

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    Business Analytics MSc (Tech)

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    Digitalisation, Computing and Electronics

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    Electronics and Communications Engineering

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    Biomedical Engineering MSc (Tech)

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    Information Processing Science

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    Computer Science and Engineering

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    Epidemiology and Biomedical Data Science

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    Dentistry

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    Medical and Wellness Technology

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    Medicine

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    Biomedical Engineering MHSc

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    Health Sciences

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    Economics and Business Administration BSc

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    Economics and Business Administration MSc

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    Mathematical Sciences

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    Geography

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    Biology

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    Physical Sciences

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    Architecture

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    Geosciences

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    Mining engineering and mineral processing

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    Chemistry

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    Mechanical Engineering

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    Process and Environmental Engineering

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    Civil Engineering

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    Industrial Engineering and Management

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    Biochemistry

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    Archeology

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    English

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    History

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    Information Studies

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    Literature

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    Cultural Anthropology

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    Logopedics

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    Swedish Language

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    Saami Culture

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    Saami Language

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    German language and culture

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    Finnish Language

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    Science Communication, MA

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    History of Sciences and Ideas

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