Taina Saarinen, PhD

Head of department












Telephone: +358 400 247 970
E-mail: taina.m.saarinen(at)jyu.fi
Room: Ag C519.4

Research areas:

Language education policy
Education policy 
Languages in higher education

"I study language policy in the context of higher education and its internationalisation. Whose language matters, whose is invisible? My research benefits those working in and with higher education internationalisation and language issues in universities, UASs and other organisations".

Current projects:

Times, spaces and discursive cycles of Finnish constitutional bilingualism: universities as sites of neo-nationalist language policies 

Additional information:

Publications since 2002 (TUTKA register)

Older publications (before 2002)

ORCID: 0000-0002-5117-2756

Google Scholar

CV (August 2018)

Forthcoming publications


Previous projects:

Internationalization and the invisible language? A language perspective into the Finnish higher education internationalization policy (Academy of Finland 2011-2013)