Language Training 1 Finnish Society and Work Communities

2 ECTS credits, Academic Year 2023-2024 , HS00AG77
In this course, you develop your Finnish skills and deepen your knowledge of social issues related to Finnish working life.

Enrollment period


Mode of delivery

Web-Based Studies

Course study period



The course is free of charge

Education information

  • Introduction to Finnish society: social structure, rule of law, welfare and equality, power, influence and decision-making.
  • Working communities in Finland: employer's and employee's responsibilities, well-being of the working community.
  • Review of the basic level of the Finnish language (A2–B1) and assessment of one's own skill level and planning for the development of language skills.

Education format

Continuous learning
Separate study right


Academic Year 2023-2024


Working life Finnish

Course organiser

University of Oulu



Maximum participants

At least 8 places for students from outside / non-degree students.

Contact information

More information and contact information

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Sisko Brunni (
Last updated: 5.6.2023