Information on language studies for new students
Here you find information on beginning the language studies. Important issues are Placement tests (Swedish and/or English) and language tutoring. Also, the contact information on the language tutor teachers can be found here.
Flexible studying of Languages and Communication
SAMK offers you studying languages and communication in a traditional classroom form, on courses entirely online and in combinations of these both.
In addition to these, you can prove your language and communication skills, obtained somewhere else, through the RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) process.
Accessibility of studying
Satakunta University of Applied Sciences has committed itself to offering every student an equal and accessible university environment. Obstacles hindering studying are paid special attention to and students in need of special support are supported by special arrangements.
If you feel the need of special support for your studies, here you find information on the arrangements and services available at SAMK.
National Certificates of Language Proficiency (YKI) in Finnish language (intermediate B-level
National Language Proficiency (YKI) is the official language testing scheme in Finland. National Certificate of Language Proficiency (YKI-todistus) is an official document that you need for example if you are applying for Finnish citizenship. The Certificate is useful also when you apply for studying or working in Finland. SAMK students in international degree programs may use this to obtain an official certificate of their language skills.
Frequently asked questions
Here is a list of frequently asked questions about language and communication studies. We hope you find an answer to your questions here or on the Language and Communication Studies website.