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Álggahanvahkku / Welcome Week
22. August, 09:00 to 26. August, 15:00

Introduction and Welcome Week

An overview of all events during the Welcome Week. The events are for all students at Sámi University of Applied Sciences.

Álggahanvahkku / Welcome Week
22. August, 09:00 to 11:00


Rector welcomes new students for a new academic year and academic administration briefing on practical information for students. You can also watch the event online.

Álggahanvahkku / Welcome Week
22. August, 11:00 to 11:30

Guided tour in Diehtosiida

The guided tour in Diehtosiida contains a lot of practical information for new students, and we reccomend everyone to participate.

Álggahanvahkku / Welcome Week
22. August, 11:30 to 12:00

Free lunch for all our students

Free lunch for for student in Cafetaria.

Álggahanvahkku / Welcome Week
22. August, 16:00

Guovdageainnu tour

This is a great opportunity to get to know the place Kautokeino and your fellow students. Join us at "orienteering"!

28. September, 08:00 to 29. September, 18:00

Indigenous Journalism and Self-determination

Sámi University of Applied Sciences/Sámi Allaskuvla cordially invites scholars, students, journalists and members of the public to an online conference Indigenous Journalism and Self-determination, September 28–29, 2021.  

The conference will bring together scholars and students in the field of Indigenous Journalism, as well as Indigenous media leaders and Indigenous journalists. Sámi University of Applied Sciences is in Guovdageaidnu, Norway – an Arctic community known for being a stronghold of Sámi language, culture, media, higher education, and Sámi and Indigenous research. 

The registration deadline for the conference is extenteded to September 26, 2021. For registration, please send an e-mail to IJC2021@samas.no

 The Zoom link for the conference will be provided a few days in advance of the conference. 

Following the conference, on September 30–October 2, 2021, the Sámi Journalist Association will hold the inaugural Sámi Media Festival on campus at the Sámi University of Applied Sciences, Guovdageaidnu. See festival program here: https://www.samimediafestival.com/ 

Keynote speakers

Professor Folker Hanusch, University of Vienna: "Challenges and Opportunities for Indigenous Journalism Studies: A research agenda"

Professor Bronwyn Carlson, Macquarie University: “Global Indigeneity: the affordances of social media for amplifying Indigenous voices”

Professor Katerina Tsetsura, University of Oklahoma: “Standing up for What is Just: World’s Indigenous Journalism in 2020s”


Read more at the official site