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Culture and language courses


Language courses

Finland is officially a bilingual country – both Finnish and Swedish are spoken. Although most people in Finland speak English, knowing at least some Finnish will help you to integrate more easily. Learning the language enriches your stay in Finland as you can understand the surrounding society better. Finnish skills often required for most jobs in Finland.

Language courses for foreigners are offered in both of these languages by language centres at the universities, summer universities, adult education centres and community colleges. You can also study Finnish online.

For more information on language courses, go to finnishcourses.