The Finnish National Agency for Education (EDUFI) is responsible for the recognition of foreign qualifications and national certificates of language proficiency. We also provide services to the different education sectors, citizens and visitors.
See the links below to learn more about each of our different services.
Recognition of qualifications
Recognition of qualifications refers to a decision on the eligibility that foreign qualifications provide when applying for a job or study place.
National certificates of language proficiency (YKI)
A National certificate of language proficiency,or a YKI certificate, is a certificate of language proficiency for adults that allows you to prove your language skills in an officially recognised way. Read more on these pages.
Enquiries about the Finnish education system
On this page we have gathered information on the Finnish education system for international audiences.
EDUFI arranges presentations and school visits for international visitors interested in the Finnish education system.
An authorised translator is an expert who has the right to carry out authorised translations of public documents. An authorised translation maintains the legal force of the original document and is used as a tool for example in legal proceedings etc.
Authorised Translator’s Examination
This page briefly explains the purpose of the Authorised Translator’s Examination.
The official and up-to-date website with all the information about study programmes leading to a degree in Finland.
Education Finland is a governmental cluster programme supporting the best education providers in their growth on the international market. The programme is coordinated by the Finnish National Agency for Education.
Study in Finlandwww.studyinfinland.fi
Discover Finland’s higher education and wide range of study programmes in English!
Linking Lifelong Guidance and International Mobility Across Europe.
Unites a network of over 1000 youth experts in 35 countries under a mission to raise awareness among young people on learning mobility opportunities and to encourage them to become active citizens.