Between Cultures

5 ECTS credits, Academic Year 2023-2024 , YK00AM49
In this course you will learn cultural skills and to communicate at work in the French-speaking world. An added bonus: you will familiarize yourself with the vocabulary of your own study field.

Enrollment period


Mode of delivery

Contact studies

Course study period




Education information

The topics of the course include vocabulary and grammar related to, working life as well as every-day situations, studying, and travelling. Cultural differences will be discussed through the course. Students will create their CV, practice job interviews and talk about various work tasks, work rhythm, practice how to decline and accept proposals. Cultural knowledge, politeness, savoir-vivre and meaningful ways of interacting in multicultural environments will be studied. The course is built on versatile exercises for interaction and understanding both linguistic and cultural phenomena.

Education format

Continuous learning
Separate study right


Academic Year 2023-2024

Field of study

Language and communication studies


8008 Language studies, French

Teaching language


Course organiser

University of Oulu



Maximum participants

At least 2 places for students from outside / non-degree students.

Contact information

Guidance and counselling
Last updated: 13.6.2023