University of Oulu

The University of Oulu researches people and culture in a changing living environment, as well as opportunities that new technology provides for improving the well-being of people and the environment. The University of Oulu is a multidisciplinary expert in Northerness. Founded in 1958, our research and education community is 16 000 students and 3000 employees strong, and one of the biggest and the most multidisciplinary universities in Finland. The ten faculties, the many departments and the specialized research units of the University of Oulu create the foundation for multiscientific research, innovation and training of experts for demanding professional tasks.

Department: European Cinema & Film History / Film Studies

Tutor: Kimmo Laine

Website: www.oulu.fi

Over the past few years we have taught Film History classes combining lectures, screenings and thematic discussions about the films, and this has proved to be a highly motivational teaching method. EUFA seems to offer wonderful material for applying this to new European Cinema. /kl