Core curriculum for general upper secondary schools in a nutshell

New curricula will be introduced at Finnish general upper secondary schools in August 2021. They will be based on the National core curriculum for general upper secondary schools published by the Finnish National Agency for Education in November 2019. You can find main changes in this brochure.

Young people, values and EU

Tervetuloa tutustumaan EU:n nuorisostrategiaan! Edessäsi on menetelmäkokonaisuus, joka antaa avaimet EU:n nuorisostrategian käsittelyyn erilaisissa tilanteissa ja erilaisten kohderyhmien kanssa.

Organisation of Finnish National Agency for Education

The organisation and leadership of the Finnish National Agency for Education.

Examination days and test centres

National language proficiency tests (YKI) are held in a number of locations across Finland. The test dates are listed on this page. If you wish to take the test, you should register directly to a test centre by the registration deadline.

Scholar Rescue Fund

The Scholar Rescue Fund (SRF) programme offers scholars threatened or persecuted in their home country the chance to continue their work in a safe environment. The programme is established by the U.S. Institute of International Education (IIE) and Finnish National Agency for Education coordinates and co-funds the programme in Finland.

European Student Card Initiative

The European Student Card Initiative will standardise and digitalise the most time-consuming processes around student mobility. It will also enable students' digital authentication and the transfer of information between higher education institutions.

Admission offered for over 5000 students to higher education institutions’ English-taught study programmes and studies in the University of the Arts

The most contested fields of study were arts and culture, with only 9 % of applicants being accepted, as well as agriculture and forestry, with an acceptance rate of 12 %. With 29 % of applicants...

Financial support for a cooperation project in Finnish language and culture

You can apply for financial support from the Finnish National Agency for Education (EDUFI) for projects in Finnish language and culture.

Financial support for teaching Finnish language and culture in universities outside Finland

Universities teaching Finnish language and culture outside Finland can apply for financial support for this purpose from the Finnish National Agency for Education (EDUFI). The support can be used to cover a part of a teacher’s salary.
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