Service group: Culture

Start-up courses at Vantaa Adult Education Centre

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Start-up courses are free Finnish language courses for immigrants and refugees who live in Vantaa.

Information for students

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Does the Education Centre have a holiday period? How is personal data processed? Can you have help for participating in an online course? You will find answers to these and many other questions here.

Enrolment for courses

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There are no entrance requirements for the courses at the Adult Education Centre, so you can enrol on any course. Places are allocated in the order of enrolment. We also recommend enroling on a waiting-list!

Courses at Adult Education Centre

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At the Vantaa Adult Education Centre, you will learn useful skills or discover new hobbies. We are a adult education centre funded by the City of Vantaa. We arrange approx. 2000 courses around Vantaa every year.

Contact information

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In matters related to invoicing, certificates and changes in enrolment, please contact the study secretary. If you need study counselling or more information about the contents of the courses, contact the coordinating teacher.

Vantaa Adult Education Centre


Vantaa Adult Education Centre organises civic education, basic adult education, and foreign language and integration training for immigrants.

Education for immigrants

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The Vantaa Adult Education Centre offers Finnish language courses as well as a number of other courses intended for immigrants. If you are an immigrant, you are certainly welcome to all the courses at our Centre.

Basic education for adults

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You can study in basic education for adults if you have not been going to school in your country or Finland or if school is still not finished. Basic education is intended for those over 17 years of age.

Vantaa Adult Education Centre, Myyrinki

Myyrmäki major region