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Cultural Diversity and Supporting Immigrant Integration (5 cr)

Code: TH00CA43-3003

General information


02.06.2023 - 05.09.2023


01.08.2023 - 10.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning


Health and Well-being

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 39

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Social Services


  • Tiina Laakso
  • Laura Närvi


  • 27.09.2023 14:00 - 16:00, Kulttuurinen moninaisuus ja kotoutumisen tukeminen TH00CA43-3003
  • 11.10.2023 14:00 - 16:00, Kulttuurinen moninaisuus ja kotoutumisen tukeminen TH00CA43-3003


• you are able to identify societal, ecological and cultural factors behind international migration and refugeeship
• you are able to reflect on your own values, attitudes and prejudices
• you are able to collaborate with people from different cultures
• you know how to promote the equal treatment of people and act against racism and discrimination
• you know how to support the integration and agency of immigrants and immigrant families and groups
• you understand gender diversity and the importance of gender sensitivity in your work


• the concept of culture, its levels and dimensions
• cultural competence and multicultural counselling competence
• global responsibility and human rights
• Finnish immigration policies, the asylum process and the service system that supports integration
• legislation concerning immigration, discrimination and equality

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