Our vision

Sámi University of Applied Sciences

  • A leading higher education and research institution in the Sámi area and the indigenous world.
  • Cooperates with the Sámi community, particularly with young people, to preserve and promote the Sámi language, traditions, occupations, skills and knowledge.
  • Supports Sámi society’s progress towards equality with the majority society.


The values of Sámi University of Applied Sciences

  • Openness
  • Innovation
  • Equality
  • Compassion
  • Reliability
  • Inclusiveness