Introductory Sámi language in practical situation– Part I

This course is intended for those who don’t speak or write Sami language, but want to learn it from scratch. In this course you will learn the language by practical works.

The course emphasizes on communication and interaction between students in Sami. Students receive training through communication in various situations in everyday life. New words, speaking and writing exercises and language exercises are adapted for various topics. All topics include verbal tasks, role plays and simple texts.

The course also includes short and overnight excursions. The study concludes with an oral presentation of a project.

This course can be compared with European language portfolio A1-A2 (Davvin 1 and 2).

  • Course fee: 1200 NOK material fee and 300 NOK semester fee
  • Scholarship opportunity from the Sami Parliament

Further education:

After this course you can continue with the Sami in practical situations, introductory part 2

Sami in practical situations, introductory part 1 and 2 provide a basis to study Semester Course in North Sami language.

Job Opportunities:

Are you working in areas located in the Sami administrative area, it may require you to have Sami language skills. Therefore, this study fit for those who are preparing to work in Sami areas.


Course details

Academic level(s)Bachelor,Master,Other
Language of instruction
InstitutionSámi University of Applied Sciences
Begin date17.08.2021
End date13.10.2021
Registration deadline20.04.2022
ECTS credits15.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyForeign languages
Teaching placeGuovdageaidnu
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