Finnish for Advanced Students

5 ECTS credits, Academic Year 2022-2023, YK00AG41
In this course you will further deepen your Finnish language skills. The aim is to learn to use the language also in working life and studies.


Enrollment period


Mode of delivery

Contact studies
Independent study

Course study period



50 €

Education information

During the course students acquire the knowledge and skills for communicating also in more formal situations and learn to understand formal and official texts. In the course students develop their Finnish skills for everyday living, study and work purposes. In addition, they also study in more detail the differences between spoken and written language. The topics and communicative situations covered in the course are: the social welfare and political system in Finland (e.g. family life, working life, culture, history, environmental matters) giving a presentation on a topic within one's own field or of personal interest. The structures studied are: more about conditional (perfect tense of conditional), more about passive (past, perfect and pluperfect of passive), the imperative, the essive and translative cases, more about comparison of adjectives, more case covernment.

Education format

Continuous learning
Continuing training


Academic Year 2022-2023

Field of study

Language and communication studies


8015 Language studies, Finnish for Foreigners

Teaching language


Course organiser

University of Oulu



Maximum participants

At least 2 places for students from outside / non-degree students.

Prerequisities and co-requisites

Completion of the Intermediate Finnish course 2 (900016Y) or equivalent skills in Finnish.

Contact information

Guidance and counselling
Last updated: 8.8.2022