Recognition of a qualification completed abroad can now be applied for online

The Finnish National Agency for Education's decision on the recognition of a qualification completed abroad can now be applied for electronically by using the online application form on the Studyinfo webservice. The new application form was introduced on 7 September 2020.

Recognition of foreign qualifications in Finland

If you have completed a qualification abroad, you may need a decision on recognition of your qualification to be able to study or work in Finland. In most cases, the employer, educational...

Regulated professions in Finland

Register for a national language proficiency test (YKI)

When registering for a national language proficiency test (YKI), please start by searching a test centre.

Information about the processing of personal data

1. Data controller The Finnish National Agency for Education (Opetushallitus) P.O. Box 380, 00531 Helsinki, Finland. kirjaamo(at), opetushallitus(at), +358 29 533 1000 (switchboard) Head...

Finnish schools coped well with the transition to distance education, but students hope for more interaction

As Finland switched to distance education in March 2020, Finnish National Agency for Education launched a study to find out how schools and institutions in primary and secondary education cope with being forced into distance education by the COVID-19 pandemic. The study collates and summarises a number of Finnish studies and reports with the aim of facilitating further reforms and development of education in the future. Both international comparisons and national studies indicate that the transition to and delivery of distance education in Finnish schools and educational institutions were successful considering the circumstances. This is attributed to the high professional skills of teachers and society's investments in education and digitalisation.


What is Europass and how it can support you in finding a new job or a place of study? Read more about Europass, the Europass CV and other services available to you.

The new Europass has been published!

Education institutions’ tasks Despite the update education institutions are still issuing credentials and supplements for students and graduates. Finnish National Agency of Education is offering...

Sign up to a Europass info session

We are organising three information sessions on the new Europass. All three sessions are similar in content. The sessions are organised on-line in Teams and you can sign up by 21.9. The information...

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees are high-level internationalstudy programmes, jointly delivered by multiple higher education institutions. The Erasmus Mundus programme includes studies in at least two different countries. Students have access to considerable scholarships and they receive a degree from at least two European higher education institutions after graduation.
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