European Day of Languages on Tuesday 26 September

Published: 5 September 2023 at 13:31

Welcome to celebrate the European Day of Languages ??at the University of Oulu, Linnanmaa campus! If you cannot make it to the campus, we offer you the possibility to follow the panel discussion online. Please sign up for the event and you will receive a link to your email.  

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10am – 1pm  Stands and Café Lingua (opposite auditorium L6) 
Get to know different languages ??and fellow students, play board games, take part in language quizzes and practise languages. 
3pm – 4:30pm Panel discussion (in auditorium L4) 
Coffee service for those who have registered from 2:30 p.m. 
What is the future of language skills? Come and listen to the panel discussion about the current state of the language landscape and future prospects. 
Janne Saarikivi, Docent 
Johanna Pelkonen, CEO (Voice Intuitive) 
Kati Laitinen, Head of Communication (European Commission Representation in Finland)  
Floro Cubelo, Head of Degree Programme  
Ferihan Çolak, student 
Mohanad Alagheaber, entrepreneur 
The panel is chaired by French language lecturer Maritta Riekki from the University of Oulu. 
The main language in the panel discussion is Finnish, and English is also used. 
The event is organized by the Languages and Communication Unit (University of Oulu) and the Language Center (Oulu University of Applied Sciences). 
Further information about the European Day of Languages: