About us

Research and teaching at the Faculty of Humanities comprise Archaeology, Cultural Anthropology, History, History of Sciences and Ideas, Literature, Information Studies, Linguistics and Locopedics. Giellagas Institute has a special national duty to conduct research and teaching in Sámi Language and Culture.

Education at the Faculty is of high quality, and emphasis is on learning and renewal. The role of the student as an active actor is pivotal. The Faculty has been awarded prizes for its teaching on national level as well as inside the university organisation.

The Faculty has approximately 2300 students and about 150 staff members.

According to the university regulations, the Faculty administration is managed by the Faculty Board, Dean, Dean of Education, and the Management Team and the Education Committee headed by them.



Last updated: 22.6.2020