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Sámi University College

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Sámi University of Applied Sciences (Northern Sami: Sámi allaskuvla, Norwegian: Samisk høgskole) is a university college that is located in the village of Kautokeino in Kautokeino Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. It was established in 1989 and has about 150 students and 52 faculty, technical and administrative staff. It is one of 25 Norwegian state university colleges. Since 2009 it has been located at the campus complex of Diehtosiida.

Sámi University of Applied Sciences
Sámi allaskuvla
Sámi allaskuvla Sámi University College Samisk Høgskole logo.png
Type State College
Established 1989
Rector Gunvor Guttorm
Academic staff
52
Administrative staff
100
Students 150
Location Kautokeino, Norway
69°00′52″N 23°02′14″E / 69.01444°N 23.03722°E / 69.01444; 23.03722Coordinates: 69°00′52″N 23°02′14″E / 69.01444°N 23.03722°E / 69.01444; 23.03722
Campus Diehtosiida
Website samas.no
Diehtosiida building where the Sámi University of Applied Sciences is based

Sámi University of Applied Sciences has a national responsibility for Sámi higher education, including education within teaching and journalism. The college attempts to develop its syllabi on the basis of Sámi needs, and attempts to develop Sámi as an academic language. The college has students from all four countries covered by Sápmi.

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