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Finnish Society and Culture (SITRY001 / YKYY001) 3–5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Basic studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Learning outcomes

The course in specially designed for international students who wish to know more about the Finnish society and culture. The main purpose is to introduce the students to the society and culture of contemporary Finland and to give them an idea of the history and development of Finland.

General description

Lectures ny experts in the fields of e.g. Finnish history, the wellfare state, foreign policy, mass media, information society, technology, innovations, literature, culture, music, art, environmental issues, forestry, business etc. A detailed syllabus of the course will be posted online.

Students can sign up for to the course online.

Enrolment for University Studies

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Various lecturers, Teacher


12-Sep-2012 – 12-Dec-2012
Lectures 22 hours
Lectures on Finnish Society and Culture
Wed 12-Sep-2012 - 12-Dec-2012 weekly at 18.15-19.45, UTA Main Building Lecture hall D 10 B, No teaching 17.10.
Independent work 20 hours



Evaluation criteria

There will be an multiple choice exam at the end of the course. The lectures and the final exam will be worth 3 ECTS credits. Students may take an additional exam based on given material to earn 2 additional ECTS credits.

Study materials

The course will consist of lectures and online materials.