Folk high school study programmes

The folk high school study programmes usually last a school year. At the folk high school study programmes you can study a broad number of subjects such as different languages, law, media and communication, physical education, arts, church training subjects and other general education and vocational subjects. Many study programmes prepare you for further studies or offer studies at open universities. Check out the versatile selection of studies and find your own path!

During your studies at folk high schools you can get to know different educational fields and decide on your future plans. Different projects during your studies give you the opportunity to shine and define your own know-how. A year at a folk high school also offers many life skills. During your studies you can develop your interactional skills, readiness for learning and self-knowledge.

Practical information

Applying to folk high schools usually takes place in spring or summer. The students are admitted either in order of registration or on basis of entry exam results. Applying takes place by a freeform application or an application form from the school. Look up further details about applying to the studies you’re interested in from the information provided by the schools’ websites.

Folk high schools have tuition fees. Read more about tuition fees here

The folk high schools also offer study programmes that are shorter than a folk high school year. The shorter study programmes also have tuition fees.

Use the search engine to look up study programmes (in Finnish)