Have you heard of NOKIA? Angry Bird? Santa Claus? Linux? Kone Elevators? About The HAPPIEST COUNTRY in the world? OR the country with the cleanest air? List is long…come explore for yourself!

Finland is known as one of Europe’s most modern, most innovative countries, and its educational system is world-renowned! So, if you’re interested in receiving a world-class education while immersing yourself in the fascinating Nordic lifestyle in the happiest country on earth.

Finland Education System

The Education system, as we have mentioned is not only the provider of the best education in the world but how the education system works, is also something very unique. Education, rather than preparing you for a single discipline, educate the candidates on different topics. The teaching method called phenomenon-based teaching is to teach the students about curiosity about current phenomena, along with traditional subjects. The universities are required mandatorily to have at least one subject like these, and they help in developing the analytical skills of the students.

Study in Finland in English

There are a number of English-taught courses in Finland for international students. In fact, despite English not being the official language, the Finns themselves are very good English speakers. It is one of the top 5 English-speaking countries in terms of the percentage of the total population that can speak English. Coming back to the universities, there are more than 400 English Taught courses available in Finland for international students. Unlike in other countries, the students will NOT have to prove their English language proficiency


For Finnish and EU students there are no tuition fees, the tuition fees in universities in Finland are affordable. If you are opting to study for a Finnish or Swedish course as an international student, you are exempted from the tuition fees, too. International students enrolled in English-taught courses are required to pay fees. Even then, the universities are affordable compared to other English-speaking destinations in the world the fees are between 8000€ to 16000 € annually.

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Study in Finland Cost

The cost of studying in Finland depends on the course and university you choose. It also depends on the city you are choosing to live in. The tuition fees are between 8000 to 16000 euros, the top universities average around 12000 euros a year. The cost of Studying and Living in Finland for International Students will be out soon.

Study in Finland Scholarship

For international students, there are a number of scholarships available to study in Finland for international students. Scholarships offered at the University of Helsinki, and under the University of Oulu scholarship program are some of the great help students can get in Finland. Apart from these two, there are a number of Universities and Government granted scholarships available for international students.

Lowest crime rates in Finland

With the lowest crime rates and inspiring way of Living, Finland is the place to be if you are looking for a safe destination to study abroad. The country, along with its many nordic neighbors, is ranked among the top 5 happiest countries in the world. The country is also one of the most eco-friendly countries in the world and is close to nature. There are more than 100,000 lakes to explore, and the northern lights to encounter for explorers. On the other hand, it is one of Europe’s largest and most stable economies. In short, there is no better place for international students who love nature and want to study in a safe, happy country.

Work Permit under Finland Student Visa

Universities in Finland have employment and career services, and international students in Finland are allowed to work for 30 hours a week under a student visa. The students are allowed to work in their field of study when the term is going on. This allows the students to earn and help with their expenses while studying in Finland. The students can stay back in Finland during that period and look for permanent skilled employment during this period. Students are granted four years Residence Permit with 30 hours weekly work limit.

Job Opportunities for Students

Good news for career-minded students — most Finnish universities provide career services for international students. They’re available to lend a hand during your job search, whether you’re looking for a student job, or a full-time position after you graduate.  In Finland, it’s not uncommon to have a part-time job alongside your studies — according to Statistics Finland, 55 percent of university students reported having an employment contract while studying. If you’re interested in working part-time during your term abroad, your student visa will allow you to work for up to 30 hours per week.  

It’s just the best place to be!

Did you know that this Nordic country is rated as the safest country in the globe according to the World Economic Forum (WEF)? Furthermore, numerous surveys show that Finland has consistently ranked highly in quality of life, overall stability, and education. Ranked the second happiest country globally, they have also performed well in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) surveys for several years now. It is not just an excellent standard of living and a sterling education that the Finnish are proud of, the country has been rated the best in global innovation impact and greenness. With such fantastic scores, it’s no surprise that Finland has been nominated as the World’s Best Country by Newsweek magazine.

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