The student Welfare Organization in Inner-Finnmark (SSO)

We are here for the students!

The student Welfare Organization in Inner-Finnmark (SSO), is the student welfare organization for students attending Sámi University of Applied Sciences. We can help you with housing, kindergarden-services and good quality food while you are studying in Kautokeino.

The organization was started July 1st 1995, and have since aimed to give the best care possible to both domestic and foreign students living in Kautokeino.
Live, study and make new friends in the arctic!
We know it can be hard to move to a new country, and there are so many things that can be totally different from your native country. But hey! You dont have to struggle with the transition yourself, or worry about how to get started!

Let us help you make the practial bits easier for you, so you can focus on your classes, and on having an unforgettable time studying in the arctic!

Our welfare services:

SSO has a total of 24 apartments and 18 dormitories availible for students, all in close proximity to the University.
Our designated student-kindergarden provides daycare for childen between 9 months and 5 years.
In the University cafeteria we serve fresh, good and healthy food to our students for discounted prices. You can also rent the canteen and kitchen for private and public happenings and celebrations.
Help and information
We can help you with everything from translations to questions about daily life and practices in Norway!
The student Welfare Organization in Inner-Finnmark (SSO)
Hánnoluohkká 45
9520 Kautokeino – Norway

Opening hours:

Monday – Friday: 08.30 – 15.30

Contact information:

Do you need housing?

Fill in your personal information in the form below and upload proof of acceptance to the Sámi University of Applied Sciences and we will contact you!



4.380,- NOK
5.270,- NOK


7.200,- NOK
7.750,- NOK

Lulit Gáhkkorluodda

3.350,- NOK
All SSO housing have free WiFi