Finnish language programmes for immigrants

23.8.2021 – 27.5.2022

Reading and writing skills in Finnish language

  • The purpose of the education is to learn the basic skills in Finnish language; reading and writing
  • Our intention is also to help you to integrate into Finnish society and to get skills for further studies, eg. basic school education for adults, or for working life
  • You will study Finnish language, cultural- and social studies, computer- and information skills and other optional studies

Finnish language, level A

  • You will study Finnish language, cultural and social studies, working life competence, computer- and information skills, and other optional studies according to the curriculum
  • You will also have practical training on spring term
  • Starting level 0 – A1
  • Target level A2.1 – A2.2
  • The aim of the education is to help you integrate into the Finnish society and to get skills for further studies or working life

Finnish language, level B

  • You will study Finnish language, cultural and social studies, working life competence, computer- and information skills, and other optional studies according to the curriculum
  • You will also have practical training on spring term
  • Starting level A2.2
  • Target level B1.1 – B1.2
  • The aim of the education is to help you integrate into the Finnish society and to get skills for further studies or working life

Accommodation

Students live in two-person-rooms. Adults have an opportunity to stay over weekends at our dormitory.

Studying fees

Studies, meals and accommodation are free of charge

if your studies are part of the integration program made by te- toimisto (public employment and business services)
if you have residence permit (status A) in Finland (training voucher education)

Otherwise the prices for Finnish language studies are:

  • 250 € / month (incl. studies and meals during weekdays)
  • 385 € / month (incl. studies, meals and accommodation during weekdays)
  • accommodation during weekends: 10 € / weekend

If you study for a shorter period, the prices are 100 € / week (incl. studies, meals and accommodation) or 80 € / week (incl. studies and meals)
Possible textbook costs ca. 40 €.

Applications

You can send a web application form: www.kiteenkansanopisto.fi or ask for an application form from our school, tel. 0400 956 090.

Find out in te-toimisto (public employment and business services) about your possibility to study in a self-motivated integration education.