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University of Helsinki Language Centre
Language Services
Language Services:
Language Training:
Translation and Revision:
Contact Information:
The Language Services Office is open Mondays 12:00–16:00 & Thursdays 10:00–14:00

Tel. 02941 23234
Fax 02941 23233

Street address:
Vuorikatu 5 A, 3rd floor

Postal address:
Language Services
Language Centre
P.O. Box 4
00014 University of Helsinki

Finnish for Foreigners

Language Services offer highly popular Finnish for Foreigners courses open to everyone. The courses are offered all year round, and they provide language training with experienced teachers in an international environment. You do not need to be enrolled as a student at the University of Helsinki to participate in these courses. You can obtain academic credits for a completed course, and these credits can be included in the requirements for a university degree. »

Helsinki University internal services

Language Services supports the University of Helsinki’s bilingual, international and multicultural activities. We provide:

  • in-house language training for University personnel and units
  • language revision and translation services for the University community
  • development projects involving the University’s language and communication studies and other language services.

The University of Helsinki Centre for Continuing Education offers tailored language training to clients from outside the University.

NB! New office hours: the office is open on Mondays 12–16 and on Thursdays 10–14.

Finnish for foreigners,
AUTUMN 2016 course programme.
Registration starts 22.8.2016.

FAQ, Frequently Asked Questions: Finnish for Foreigners courses

Language tests for Helsinki University applicants

Language Services in Flamma (Helsinki University Intranet)