Courses for exchange students of Languages

At the Department of Language and Communication Studies we offer language studies for those students who already have good language skills in the language in question. You may take our courses if you are studying a certain language as a major or a minor subject at your home university. Elementary and intermediate language courses are offered by the Language Centre

Additional conditions for participating to courses in different languages & course offerings:

  • The English courses are open only to students coming within the exchange agreements of the English Section, that is from the following universities: Université Catholique de Louvain, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Universität Mannheim, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and University of Limerick.
  • If there are places on our courses, we may be able to take to our courses some extra students who study English as their major / minor subject at their home university and are coming through

    • bilateral agreements from outside Europe
    • Erasmus agreements of other languages of the Department of Language and Communication Studies (French, German, Swedish, Russian, Finnish)
    • Erasmus / bilateral agreements of the Faculty of Education
  • Other students should choose English courses offered by the Language Centre
  • Courses offered in 2017-2018 (for course descriptions, click on the course names for details)
  • Timetables 2017-2018 in pdf format:
  • Finnish courses are open to all exchange students of university who possess high enough Finnish skills for participating in the courses with Finnish native speakers.
  • See course offering 2017-2018


Finnish Language and Culture
Finnish Sign Language
  • Courses are only open for exchange students coming through the Erasmus+ agreements of Finnish Sign Language, that is from the following universities: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Universität Hamburg, and Stockholms universitet.
  • Access to courses will be negotiated course by course so please contact us for more information on available courses.
French (Romance Philology)


Please contact the International Coordinator well in advance if you fulfill these criteria and would like to attend our language courses. Please include in your email also your transcript of records (unofficial print-out is enough).