General Contact Information

Subject Teacher
Education Programme

Department of Teacher Education
Faculty of Behavioural Sciences

P.O. Box 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 5A)
FIN-00014 University of Helsinki

STEP email:
step-info (at)

Please read through the Application Guide and FAQs
before contacting us as due to the Government cuts
there is no Admissions Secretary in STEP and the response time might be longer than usual.

Subject Teacher Education Programme in English

STEP – Subject Teacher Education Programme is 60 ECTS and it is geared for both Finnish and international students. The programme gives official qualifications for teaching in basic and upper secondary education in Finland.

STEP qualification can be recognized by other countries in the EU. See more information about the recognition of Finnish qualifications abroad from the Finnish National Board of Education website.

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