Arctic Exposure is a new summer programme
This multidisciplinary programme encourages participants to familiarise themselves with the intriguing history, today, and the future of the Arctic areas and the changes affecting these areas. The focus is especially on the effects of the climate change. The aim of this course is to inspire participants to discover ways to raise awareness in order to preserve the unique Arctic areas. Make
Excursion to Inari will lead the participants to the heart of Finnish Lapland with Arctic landscapes and clear Arctic lakes. There the participants will learn in an authentic environment and in the exclusive premises of The Sámi Cultural Centre Sajos about the culture, traditions, and livelihoods of the only indigenous peoples in Europe, the Sámi.
The participants will learn how the Sámi cultivate and uphold their traditions and their way of life. The course will focus especially on the traditional Sámi handicraft, clothing
In addition to the academic content, the excursion offers a variety of other activities in the unique surroundings of Inari. For example, did you know that berry picking is allowed practically in all forest areas in Finland? The excursion will include activities such as walking in
Name: Arctic Exposure Summer Programme
Dates: 16.8.-31.8.2018 (16th and 31st August are arrival and departure dates)
New application deadline: 15th May
Programme fee: 1350€ (Includes e.g. all programme, accommodation
Credits: 5 ECTS
Contact person: Saara Tikkakoski, Teaching Assistant, University of Oulu, firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that the Summer Programme is suitable for incoming exchange students as well.
For further information and instructions on how to apply, please visit the Summer Programme’s website.