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Studying in Finland

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  • Why should I study in the ‘country’?

    Finland’s idea of education is for everyone to have equal learning opportunities regardless of background. Instead of comparing students, the focus is on supporting each student with special needs. There is also no standardized testing in the elementary level.

    Since Finland emphasizes equal opportunity for all, there are no elite schools in the country. There is almost no difference between schools because the education system is designed to provide equal opportunities for all regardless of social class, gender, or background. This applies throughout the education system, from primary to higher education. Finland is also among the best in the world in providing education according to various world rankings. With one of the best countries in providing education and with not much difference between its schools, students from all backgrounds can receive top-notch education from anywhere in Finland.

  • What are the required languages for studying in the ‘country’?

    Finnish and Swedish are the two official languages of Finland. It is a good idea to study these two languages if you want to study in Finland but it is still possible to study in the country even if you do not know how to speak these two languages. Some universities have degrees that are taught in English.

  • Are there scholarships available? How can I finance my studies?

    There are many scholarships offered by both the government of Finland and the schools themselves. Visit the Edukasyon profiles of the schools you are interested in to check if they are offering any scholarships.

    There are also some international student loans available from different loan giving bodies. University representatives usually work in tandem with their financial aid department that focuses on helping students find options to finance their education. Explore our partner schools here, and click "Send Inquiry" to get connected with your university representative.

  • How do I choose a school in the ‘country?

    There are an endless array of schools and programs available to Filipino students looking to pursue their studies in Finland. After deciding (1) What your career goals are and (2) What academic programs can help you achieve those goals, it's time to do some research on which school is best for you! There are schools in Finland that are looking for Filipino students just like you!

  • Do I need a visa? How do I get it?

    Studying in Finland will require a visa and studying there for more than 90 days will require a residence permit for studying.


    1. A visit to the Embassy in person (also minors)
    2. A Philippine passport (which is valid at least three months following the end of the visit) and a copy of it
    3. A Schengen visa application form carefully completed, dated and signed by the applicant – visa application forms can be downloaded from the website of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs
    4. A recent color passport photograph, taken within the past six months (size 36 mm wide x 47 mm high, facial dimensions being 32 mm X 36 mm, against an off-white or light background)
    5. Flight reservation (Please DO NOT purchase the actual ticket beforehand. Submission of the ticket is only upon the approval of the visa)
    6. Travel insurance (Submission of travel insurance is only upon approval of the visa)
    7. NBI clearance (National Bureau of Investigation, purpose for Travel abroad, max. 12 months old)
    8. A Valid Birth certificate (Note: Only National Statistic Office (NSO) certificates printed on a security paper are accepted by the Embassy)
    9. Other documents may be required on a case to case basis

  • What are the requirements for studying at a school in the ‘country’?

    Generally, schools in Finland request the ff:

    • Educational certificates (Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, etc.)
    • English proficiency (IELTS, TOEFL, etc.)
    • Entrance examinations
    • Work experience (Graduate studies)

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Schools in Finland

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Life in Finland

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