Languages, culture and communication courses in period II

The full list of courses is available in Sisu, but here are some recommendations.
Please note that your course registration in Sisu can only be accepted when you add a course to your personal study plan (HOPS) or update the version (Note: if you update the version of a course after you have already registered (enrolled) to participate in it, you will need to re-register for the course).

Communication and interaction

LC-0550 Communication skills, 2-3 credits, 26.10.-30.11.

All our courses are practical with a lot of hands-on exercises. Welcome!


English courses for Bachelor's students

LCA-1002 Expressing your Expertise 26.10.-12.12.2023

LCA-1003 Online English: Reading, Summarizing and Pitching 23.10-3.12.2023

A brand new C1-level English course for bachelor's students in period III

LC-1123 Industrial Communications - open to all bachelor's students from all schools

English courses for Master's students

Are you a master's student who has not done their bachelor's degree in Finland and need to fulfil your compulsory language requirement? Then this course is for you! Of course you are also welcome to join even if you have already fulfilled your compulsory language requirement and just want to improve your academic communication skills. 

LCA-1020 Academic Communication for Master's students 23.10.-11.12.2023 (ARTS & BIZ)


LC-7010 Finland Studies MOOC (1 cr.)

The purpose of the Finland Studies open online course is to offer a starting point for learning about studying at Finnish universities. The course has been designed especially for international students, and faculty coming to teach in Finland, and those who wish to know more about Finnish universities. The course is open for all participants in the Aalto OpenLearning -platform until 13.4.2024.

LC-7003 Survival Finnish Online course (1 cr.) is a self-study, online course that offers a possibility to acquire basic knowledge of the Finnish language and culture. This course is intended for those who have no previous experience of the Finnish Language. Next course is 20.11.-18.12.2023.


LC-6330 German 3 

Intercultural Communication 

LC-0610 Intercultural Communication 26.10-30.11.2023

This course is for all those who want to build up critical awareness and effective communication skills to become an ethical intercultural communicator working in a diverse workplace.

LC-0611 Teamwork and Leadership in the 21st Century 23.10.-13.12.2023

Are you interested in expanding your understanding of effective teamwork and leadership? “LC-0611 Teamwork and leadership in the 21st century” is designed for all levels of students who wish to gain a critical introduction to teamwork and leadership practices


All Russian courses in  2023-2024  will be offered as hybrid teaching, so you can participate on campus or via Zoom. 

LC-8522 Russian 2

LC-8544 Russian 4

LC-8581 Russian Business Communication, CEFR B1-B2 


LC-2310 Spanish 1 (Note that the teaching language in this group is Finnish. There will groups in periods II, III, IV that will be taught in English)

LC-2320 Spanish 2 (Note that the teaching language in this group is Finnish. There will groups in periods II, III, IV and V that will be taught in English)

LC-2330 Spanish 3

LC-2310 Spanish 6



Studies in Swedish for the needs of working life continue in period II! Choose the study method that suits you best and learn how to communicate in Swedish. Vi ses på kurserna!

If you have Finnish as your mother tongue/school education language you can start by taking an entry-level test to identify the right course and study method for you.

You can find the test in MyCourses by using search words "ruotsin lähtötasotesti + ENG, CHEM, ELEC, SCI, ARTS tai BIZ" depending on your field of study.

One period course, test result 25+

Two period courses, test result 16–24. Two period courses are organized again in period III.

FLEX groups for students with identified learning challenges, e.g. dyslexia or anxiousness related to group situations and speaking in public etc.

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