Internationalization of Finnish higher education — is language an issue?

@inproceedings{Saarinen2012InternationalizationOF,
  title={Internationalization of Finnish higher education — is language an issue?},
  author={Taina Saarinen},
  year={2012}
}
  • Taina Saarinen
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Abstract Finland is among the countries with the highest amount of English-taught programs in higher education in Europe (Wächter and Maiworm 2008). This article analyzes how the higher education language situation of a small country with a marginal majority language (Finnish) and an official bilingual status (Finnish and Swedish) has historically developed from the setting of “drawing the line” between Finland and Sweden or Finland and Russia (Harle and Moisio 2000) in the 19th century and the… CONTINUE READING

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