Right to study

The Language courses are targeted at the bachelor's degree students of the University of Oulu as part of their degree. If you are an exchange student or a master's degree student,  member of staff  are welcome to the courses under certain conditions.  

Students of the University of applied sciences in Oulu

Cross-institutional studies are available for degree students of the University of applied sciences in Oulu with an annual registration status as "present".  Cross-institutional studies are also available for incoming exchange students, if cross-institutional course(s) is/are marked as "offered for exchange students" in a network agreement. 

The offered language courses and instructions how to apply Cross-institutional studies .

In the same way degree students of the University of Oulu can take courses at the Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Cross-institutional studies at the Oulu University of Applied Sciences.

 

Students from other universities in Finnland

If you have a study right in some other university in Finland and you want to study languages in our unit, it is possible if there is room in the courses.  To ensure this always contact the course instructor first. After that fill in the Application for non-degree studies and send it to study.languages@oulu.fi

 

International Students (both exchange students and degree students)

The Finnish for Foreigners Courses are intended for international students, both degree students and exchange students of the Oulu University. 

You can enroll in other language courses if there are free places and you have the skills required for the course. To ensure this, always contact the course instructor first. Please note that students of the prescribed degree program for which the course is arranged have priority placement in the courses. Language courses are free of charge for the registered students.

English and Swedish Language Courses
Occasionally English and Swedish courses have free places and in such cases international students may be accepted into the course depending on the faculty and on the instructor’s prerogative. No beginner’s Swedish courses are available. Please contact the course instructor first.

German Language Courses
You can enroll in the following courses.  Please contact the course instructor first.
   903029Y Intermediate Course in German 1, 3-4 ECTS
   903030Y Intermediate Course in German 2, 3-4 ECTS
   903042Y Intermediate Course in German 3, 2-4 ECTS
   903048Y Intermediate Course in German 4, 2-4 ECTS
   903000Y Reading Comprehension in German, 2-3 ECTS
   903017A Trading Partner Germany, 4 ECTS
   903049A Business German, 4 ECTS

Japanese Courses
You can enroll in all the Japanese and French courses if there are free places.
Please contact the course instructor first.

French Language Courses
You can enroll in all the French courses if there are free places.
Please contact the course instructor first.

Russian Language Courses
You can enroll in the following courses. Please contact the course instructor first.
   904061Y Conversational Skills in Russian, 4 ECTS
   904050Y Reading Comprehension in Russian, 2 ECTS
 

Staff members of the Oulu university

You can enroll in Finnish for Foreigners Courses in Staff training portal.  The courses  are free of charge. 

You can enroll in other language courses if there are free places and you have the skills required for the course. To ensure this, always contact the course instructor first. Please note that students of the prescribed degree program for which the course is arranged have priority placement in the courses.  The study fee is 10 euros/credit. 

 

Students from outside 

You can enroll in our courses it there are free places and you have the skills required for the course. To ensure this always contact the course instructor first. After that fill in the Application for non-degree studies and send it to study.languages@oulu.fi The study fee is 10 euros/credit.

Please note that we can't take any students from outside for following courses: Survival Finnish, Beginners' Finnish 1 and Beginners' Finnish 2.