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Finland Society’s Intensive Finnish Language Course July 13 – 24, 2015


July 13 - 24, 2015 (arrival on Sunday, July 12)


Laajasalon opisto / Laajasalo Folk High School, which is located in a suburb of Helsinki, about 9 kilometers from the city center.


Our language course is specifically designed for descendants of Finnish emigrants over the age of 18.

Foreign spouses and people who are interested in Finnish language and Finland are also welcome to participate in the course.


The objective of the course is to maintain a connection with Finland.
It can also serve as an introduction to living in Finland.

Finnish (50 lessons) taught by native Finnish teachers at three levels:

- Elementary

- Intermediate

- Advanced

The levels of the groups are determined based on the skill of the course participants and our language course is different every year.

Please fill the registeration form carefully because it will help our teachers to form the groups. You will be tested at the beginning of the course in order to be placed in a group of students roughly on the same level as you.

The language generally used in Finnish lessons is Finnish.

This is a Finnish language course and it is essential to listen to as much Finnish as possible, even if you can't understand everything.

Lectures and free time programme is in English.


The course fee covers

- 50 Finnish lessons

- meals (lunch, afternoon coffee/tea on weekdays).

- study book

- lectures and free time activities (Helsinki sightseeing and excursions to Ateneum Art Museum)

The fee with accommodation in a double room in the dormitory (including breakfast) is

- 980 for the members of Finland Society

- 1050 for non-member

The fee without accommodation is

- 690 € for the member of Finland Society

- 760 € for non-members


Online/web registration to the course is available HERE.

Deadline: 31st March, 2015, BUT STILL SPACE LEFT ON THE COURS!

The course will be held if there are at least 15 participants.

Suomi-Seura organises this language course in cooperation with Laajasalon opisto.

Contact information: [email protected], phone: +358 (0)9 684 1210