Education for Immigrants

KAVA – preparatory studies for highly educated experts for expert positions

The aims of education are:

  • increase connec­tions to working life
  • increase profes­sional network
  • strengthen career skills
  • strengthen Finnish language skills
  • the applicant`s Finnish language skills should be B1

Next education is starting on January 2022.

More infor­mation and appli­cation: https://www.karelia.fi/maahanmuuttajien-valmentava-koulutus/

Higher Education preparatory program for immigrants

In education, you can improve your Finnish language skills so that studying in Finnish taught higher education will be easier. You also develop your studying skills and get to know different studying possi­bil­ities in higher education. After studies applying to different higher education is easier. 

You can apply to Preparatory education for Higher Education if your Finnish language skills are at B1 level and you have eligi­bility to apply to higher education.

  • 30 credits, 6 months
  • daily online lectures and independent studying
  • free of charge
  • includes courses in Finnish language, English language and mathe­matics, career planning and studying skills

The next education time is 1.11.2021 – 29.4.2022.

Appli­cation time is 10.6. – 20.9.2021. Appli­cation from these pages or Opintopolku.fi pages

More infor­mation from here

Finnish languge courses

Do you want to improve your Finnish language skills for work or study? All courses are online. The courses are from Finnish language level A2 to level B2. You can ask more about the courses from the teacher, kaisa.peuhkurinen@karelia.fi.

Next courses start in January 20221. More infor­mation and enrollment here  https://www.karelia.fi/opintotarjonta/ .