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Kava- preparatory studies for highly educated international experts in expert positions

Education time 1.4. - 30.9.2021

Application time 18.1. - 1.3.2021

This six months education is aimed at those highly educated immigrants whose goal is to work in expert positions in Finland. The main focus is to increase the Finnish language and working life skills. Education is instructed in Finnish language. You should have B1 level Finnish language skills when applying. See more from here

Preparatory studies for Higher Education for Immigrants at Karelia University of Applied Sciences

Education time: 1.11.2021 - 30.4.2022

Application time: 10.6. - 20.9.2021

In education you can improve your Finnish language skills so that studying in Finnish taught higher education will be easier. You also develope your studying skills and get to know different studying possibilities in higher education. After studies applying to diffrent higher education is easier.

You can apply to Preparatory education for Higher Education if you Finnish languge skills are at B1 level and you have a elgibility to apply to higher education.

  • 30 credits, 6 months
  • daily online lectures and independent studying
  • free of charge
  • includes courses in Finnish language, English language and mathematics, carreer planning and studying skills

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Finnish language courses

Karelia UAS open university courses

Finnish language courses at Savonia University of Applied Sciences - options on Finnish language courses on different levels, mostly online courses

Infopankki - information about Finland and possibilities to study Finnish language.

Finnish language courses offered by YLE -   an interactive website for learning Finnish and Swedish!

Suomea ole hyvä -  finnish language learning material for adult immigrants. It has three levels of difficulty.

Suomi taskussa - learn Finnish with videos.

Finnish language for immigrants.

Open University Studies

University of Eastern Finland -  Aducate, Open University

Karelia University of Applied Sciences - Open UAS

Savonia University of Applied Sciences  - Open Studies of Savonia

XAMK University of Applied Sciences  - Open University of Applied Sciences