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1131020 Studies in Internationalisation, 25-35 Cp 
Code 1131020  Validity 01.08.2018 -
Name Studies in Internationalisation  Abbreviation INT-STUDIES 
Credits25-35 Cp  Date of expiry  
TypeBasic Studies Subject0000 Undefined 
ClassStudy Module  Hours  
Study right   GradingFail-Pass 
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Organisation Student services 

Satu-Sirkka Kouki 

Learning outcomes 

After completing the study module, the student 

  • will be aware of the differences between cultures and their importance to everyday interactions
  • will be able to study their own culture from a comparative point of view and adapt their behaviour and communication to the situation 
  • will have gained abilities to operate in global and multicultural working life
  • will have strengthened and diversified their language and communication skills

A total of 25 ECTS credits at minimum from at least two modules must be selected. A maximum of 15 ECTS credits can be completed in one module. Studies completed abroad are primarily used to substitute for the mandatory studies included in the degree; extra studies can be included in this module. Courses that have been or are included in another study module cannot be used for this study module. The courses connected to the study module must be completed during university studies.

MODULE 1: Internationalisation at home
MODULE 2: International practical training
MODULE 3: Studies abroad
MODULE 4: Cultural diversity and language studies

The details of this study module are available through the Course catalogue Minor: Studies in Internationalisation, 2018-19  

Evaluation criteria 

Passing all the study units included in the module. The study module is evaluated on a scale pass/fail.

Offering data 

The study module is intended for Finnish-speaking students or students in prgrammes where the language of tuiton is Finnish.


Kuopio and Joensuu

Further information 

Guidance and further information concerning the study module: kv-opintokokonaisuus at


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

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