Finnish, Finno-Ugrian and Scandinavian Studies

In Finnish, Finno-Ugrian and Scandinavian studies, the research focus areas include

  • Research in interaction
  • Cognitive linguistics and construction grammar
  • Language contacts, change and variation
  • Texts and society
  • Genres and worlds in modernism

These focus areas reflect the University’s national and global responsibility for studying Finnish, Swedish and related languages, as well as Romani, and literature written in these languages.

Discipline-specific teaching has been organised under bachelor’s and master’s programmes, as well as various study modules. Programmes with an increasingly wide scope can support multidisciplinary thinking and novel research initiatives. Degree programme descriptions are available under the relevant disciplines.

News from Finnish, Finno-Ugrian and Scandinavian studies can also be followed through the Norsu blog (entries in Finnish only).