Basic education in the Nordic region - brochure

Open configuration options skandiesite-v5-003.pdf (pdf, 3.09 MB) DOWNLOAD In this brochure - Basic education in the Nordic region - you can find some statistical data on central features such as governance, quality assurance and expenditure in Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

Course for kindred peoples in Russia

The course for kindred peoples is meant for students of Finnish in universities in the Finno-Ugric regions of Russia. Students of Finno-Ugric languages or Finnish in Finnish universities may apply to work as teachers on the course.

Kiiminki general upper secondary school participates in #ErasmusDays in a way that comes naturally to the school

The #ErasmusDays event is celebrated between 10 and 12 October 2019. During the event, information on what people have experienced and learned in the education, training, youth and sports projects under the Erasmus+ programme will be spread across Europe. The Kiiminki general upper secondary school participates in the event as part of the school’s seven-week team learning period organised every autumn.

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.

Study material and magazines for universities outside Finland

Universities outside Finland can apply for financial support from the Finnish National Agency for Education (EDUFI) to acquire Finnish study material and subscribe to magazines to support their teaching of Finnish language and culture.


The main tasks of the Finnish National Agency for Education, briefly explained.

Recognition of foreign qualifications in Finland

This brochure offers information about the recognition of qualifications acquired from foreign institutions of higher education and vocational education and training.

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.

Study days for teachers of Finnish language and culture in universities outside Finland

The Finnish National Agency for Education (EDUFI) organises annual study days in Finland to teachers of Finnish language and/or culture in universities outside Finland.

Finnish language and culture teaching visits

The Finnish National Agency for Eduction (EDUFI) sends out Finnish university teachers and researchers to teaching visits to universities that teach Finnish language and culture outside Finland.
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