The Finnish Government Scholarship Pool

The Finnish Government Scholarship Pool grants are intended for doctoral level post-graduate studies and research in Finnish universities and public research centres.

EDUFI Fellowship

Are you looking for a scholarship to help you recruit a foreign student to do doctoral research? The EDUFI Fellowship is intended for providing initial funding to carry out research for a doctoral thesis in Finland.

Contact us

Erasmus+ for higher education team helps you in all questions related to higher education sector's Erasmus+ management. You can contact us at erasmus@oph.fi!

Higher education cooperation - contact details and mailing lists

On this website you will find contact details, mailing lists and social media channels of Higher education cooperation

Experiences of the impact of Erasmus+ staff mobility in Finnish schools

Kansainvälinen selvityshanke Erasmus+ täydennyskoulutusten vaikutuksista

HEI ICI programme

The Higher Education Institutions Institutional Cooperation Instrument (HEI ICI) supports cooperation projects between higher education institutions in Finland and the developing world that are designed to enhance higher education provision in these countries. The projects support the higher education institutions in developing their subject-specific, methodological, educational and administrative capacities. Finland’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs provides funding for the programme through its development cooperation funds. The Finnish National Agency for Education (EDUFI) administrates the programme.

Teaching positions

If you have completed your qualifications abroad and wish to work as a teacher in Finland, it is likely that you will need a decision from the Finnish National Agency for Education recognising your qualifications.

FIRST+ -programme

The FIRST+ programme (Finnish–Russian Student and Teacher Exchange Programme) promotes collaboration of higher education institutions in Finland and Russia. The programme supports student and teacher mobility between Finnish and Russian higher education institutions and the organisation of joint intensive courses in Russia. The programme is funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture and the Finnish National Agency for Education.

First school based on Finnish pedagogical approach has opened in Vietnam

A private school based on the Finnish curriculum and pedagogical approach has opened in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The opening ceremony of Vietnam-Finland International School (VFIS), the first school in Vietnam that is based on the Finnish model, was held on August 12th, 2019. The school, which operates under Ton Duc Than university, covers grades 1-9, and a part of the teaching staff comes from Finland.

Information on recognition of qualifications for guidance purposes

The Finnish National Agency for Education advises education providers, higher education institutions and other stakeholders on questions concerning academic and professional recognition of qualifications. On this page, you can find guidance material on recognition of qualifications and information about foreign systems of education to support your guidance work.
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