Finnish for Teaching

2 ECTS credits, Academic Year 2022-2023, 900022Y
In this course you will develop your Finnish skills needed for various academic and teaching-related tasks.


Enrollment period


Mode of delivery

Contact studies
Independent study

Course study period



Free of charge

Education information

The course introduces participants to Finnish language of teaching and communication in different academic fields. During the course, participants

- familiarise with teaching a university course in Finnish
- reflect on their own strengths as teachers in Finnish
- compile vocabulary and central concepts in Finnish in their own field of expertise
- produce a poster covering an issue in one’s own field and introduce the poster to
  other participants.

The topics and communicative situations in the course: emails, meetings and negotiations, pedagogical language (giving instructions, guiding students, teaching dialogue, concepts of digital pedagogy) and information retrieval in an article of one’s own field. The participants can also influence the content themselves.

Education format

Continuous learning
Separate study right


Academic Year 2022-2023

Field of study

Language and communication studies



Teaching language


Course organiser

University of Oulu



Maximum participants

At least 2 places for participarts from outside the university to join the course.

Contact information

Guidance and counselling
Last updated: 9.11.2022