Introduction to Finnish Language and Culture 1 (5 ECTS)

Laurea’s student! This course is part of your university’s study offering. Please enroll with your university’s own enrollment.

The study unit is for those whose language of education and mother tongue are other than Finnish and Swedish and who have not studied Finnish before.


Enrollment period: 27th of November 2023 – 26th of January 2024

Timing: 9th of February – 3rd of April 2024, Laurea leppävaara campus

  • 9th of February 12.30 – 15.00 room 207L
  • 21st of February 12.30 – 15.00 room 207L
  • 29th of February 12.30 – 15.00 room 207L
  • 13th of March 12.30 – 15.00 room 253
  • 18th of March 12.30 – 15.00 room 253
  • 3rd of April 12.30 – 15.00 room 207L

Course content

After this course the student is able to:

  • speak and understand Finnish in very basic and familiar everyday situations
  • find information in very short texts and write simple messages
  • use some of the basic grammar structures
  • become familiar with Finnish cultural manners and customs
  • reach the target level of A1.1 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages


Saara Helander (Laurea)

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