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Helge Räihä

Position: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences

Email: aGVsZ2UucmFpaGE7b3J1LnNl

Phone: +46 19 303295

Room: F2152

Helge Räihä
Research subject Research environments

About Helge Räihä




Swedish and Swedish as second language

Research projects

International project between Kenya and Sweden to share knowledge and initiate new research of digital multiliteracies both as learning goal and as a resource in language and vocational training of migrants. Ongoing, 2021-2022. Financed by STINT and Örebro university. (Project leader)


Building active European citizenship in the Baltic Sea area: values, identities, languages, cultural and social constraints (Project leader)

Values and Attitudes of Nordic Language Teachers Towards Second Language Education. von Post, Christina / Wikström, Patrik / Räihä, Helge / Liubinienė, Vilmantė. Published 05/22/2017,

 Digital multiliteracies, integration, language and mutual cultural learning in Sweden, Lithuania, Russia and Moldova. International Reseach initiation project 2018 -2019 (RJ), (Project leader)                   

The First International Conference, Integration, Migration and Digitalization in Europe (part of RJ 2018 -2019) (Project leader)



Other assignments:

Regional network leader for Swedish National Agency project: New arrivals' learning. On going project, 2016 -2021

Participant, with responsibility for evaluation and follow-up, in the project: All the way into the labor market, a 3-year integration project aimed at migrants with a weak position in the labor market. The project is mainly funded by the European Union Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF). On going project; 2020–2022



Imperial College London, United Kingdom

International University of Moldova

Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

Moi University, Kenya

Murmansk State Pedagogical University, Russian Federation

Queen Mary University London, United Kingdom

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russian Federation

Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany

Østfold University College, Norway

University of Agronomic Sciences in Bucharest, Romania

University of Warwick, England

Dalarna University, Sweden

Karlstad University, Sweden


Articles in journals |  Conference papers |  Doctoral theses, monographs | 

Articles in journals

Conference papers

Doctoral theses, monographs

  • Räihä, H. (2008). Lärares dilemman. (Doctoral dissertation). Örebro: Örebro universitet.