Initial Stage of Adult Basic Education

38 courses

  • For you, who have no certificate of basic education studies
  • The purpose of this education is to ensure that you have satisfactory skills in Finnish language and basic knowledge and skills to be able to do the final stage studies in basic education
  • You will study Finnish language and literature, mathematics, English, environmental and social studies
  • You can also start with reading and writing skills, if needed
  • Duration of initial stage studies is about 1,5 years


Education, accommodation, and meals are free of charge during study weeks. 70 € for a study trip.


Students will live in two-person rooms. Adults can stay at the dormitory during the weekend.

Admission requirements

  • you are at least 17 years old and you don’t have the basic education certificate
  • interview and language test before selection

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College office:, 0400 9556 090

Responsible teacher: Holopainen Mervi; mervi.holopainen(a), 040 351 9393


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