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GroupVAP19-20/Free-choice elective studies
Study unitR604M21B International Forestry and Use of Northern Forests, 5.00 ECTS credits, 133 h
The Possibilities of Northern Regions
Primarily for exchange students
Time of implementationAutumn1/2019-2020, Autumn2/2019-2020
Responsible teacher
Other teachersSarajärvi Ismo
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Under modification
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates01.08.2019 - 31.12.2019
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period15.04.2019 - 15.05.2019
Implementation method Multiform Learning
Virtuality 0 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
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Description language English 

1. Reindeer herding as a part of nature usage in Lapland

2. International Forestry

3. English language integrated to previous themes

Forestry Studies are focusing on forestry and other uses of forests in Finlands neighboring countries. Special attention are paid on Barents Region where natural renewable recourses are important for most of livelihoods in the area. In studies are also included a wide information package about Russian forestry.

Reindeer Herding

Studying material will be specified on the course Studying consists lecturers and self-studies Course Evaluation by exam. After the studies the student has basic knowledge of reindeer herding.

The student understands reindeer herding, its economical and cultural aspects and the importance of reindeer husbandry to the individual herder, co-operative and northern environment.

The student knows the organizational structure of reindeer herding and is able to negotiate in land use matters

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