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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 Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Comprehensive language services
Tailored language training

Language Services offers high-quality training in 30 languages, language testing, translation and language revision to public bodies, institutes, companies and individuals.

Language Services employs about 150 language professionals: over 70 Finnish and native teachers, translators and language revisors, and administrative staff who are well-acquainted with language issues. Our teachers are experts in language and culture education.

Finnish for Foreigners

Our highly popular Finnish for Foreigners courses are 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.

Language revisions and translations

We also provide professional, reliable language revisions and translations of abstracts, annual reports, articles, brochures, theses and other texts.

Finnish for foreigners,
SPRING 2016 course programme.
Registration starts 11.1.2016.

FAQ, Frequently Asked Questions: Finnish for Foreigners courses

Language tests for Helsinki University applicants

Language Services in Flamma (Helsinki University Intranet)