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XFIN0230 Finnish Culture, 3 ECTS cr. 
Code XFIN0230  Validity 01.08.2016 -
Name Finnish Culture  Abbreviation Finnish Culture 
Credits3 ECTS cr.  Date of expiry  
TypeLanguage studies Subject0028 Finnish 
ClassCourse  Hours  
Study right   GradingPass, Fail, Grades 1-5 
Recommended timing 
Organisation Language Centre 


You will learn the basics of the special features and history of Finnish culture and understand how they have shaped the Finnish mentality and society.

Having completed the course you will
1) know the basics of Finnish culture and history
2) be able to analyse and make comparisons between Finnish culture and your own.


You get an overall picture of Finnish culture and history. The lecturers and contents will be announced at the beginning of September each year.


Lecture series, 20 h. Lecture journal.

You can also complete the Finnish Culture course as a literature exam or as an essay written in Finnish or English. The material is agreed on beforehand with the teacher.


Participation in the lectures (80 %). Lecture journal in Finnish or English OR a literature exam/essay written in Finnish or English on material determined beforehand with the teacher.




Autumn term


Hannu Paloniemi

Language of instruction 




Additional information 

Teaching of Finnish as a foreign language.


Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type ECTS cr. Teacher Schedule
Reg. time not started Finnish Culture  Group Exercise  Hannu Paloniemi 
08.09.21wed 16.00-18.00
15.09.21wed 16.00-18.00
22.09.21wed 16.00-18.00
29.09.21wed 16.00-18.00
06.10.21wed 16.00-18.00
13.10.21wed 16.00-18.00
27.10.21wed 16.00-18.00
03.11.21wed 16.00-18.00
10.11.21wed 16.00-18.00
17.11.21wed 16.00-18.00

Upcoming exams
No exams.