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Finnish National Agency for Education Services

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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 sector, citizens and visitors.

See the links below to learn more about each of our different services.

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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.

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National certificates of language proficiency

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.

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Enquiries about the Finnish education system

On this page we have gathered information on the Finnish education system for international audiences.

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International visitors

EDUFI arranges presentations and school visits for international visitors interested in the Finnish education system.

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Authorised translators

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.

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Authorised Translator’s Examination

This page briefly explains the purpose of the Authorised Translator's Examination.

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