Open university: Finnish for foreigners
Open University studies from the Bachelor’s Programme in the Languages and Literatures of Finland.
Finnish for foreigners courses

At the Open University, you can study Beginner and Intermediate Level Courses (A1.1 – B2.1).

Courses are taught in Finnish.

There is a separate enrollment for each course. You can find more detailed information on the course page.

See studies arranged before March 2021


Lan­guage skill level de­scrip­tions

Which course is ap­pro­pri­ate for your needs?
You can assess which course to take with the Finnish language skills test.

Courses in the summer 2021
Finnish 1A, Finnish 1B, Finnish 2A, Finnish 2B, Finnish 3 and Finnish 4

Beginner and Intermediate Level Courses (A1.1 – B2.1) When choosing a suitable course, take a look at the course page where you will find information on the prerequisities and starting skill level.
Instructions for studying

You can find important information regarding your studies on  The Instructions for Students website.

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