Language studies in the degree programmes conducted in foreign languages

The objective of language teaching in universities of applied sciences is to provide the students with the language and communication skills required in their studies as well as in working life.

In language teaching emphasis is put on cross-cultural communication and development of professional expertise. Furthermore, the students are encouraged to life-long learning.

The compulsory foreign language is Finnish for the non-Finns and Swedish for the Finnish students.

Attendance is mandatory for all language courses.