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Integration training / Kotokoulutus

Integration training / Kotokoulutus

Our new fast-track Towards a Professional Working Life integration training programme (K05755) will begin in January 2024. The training lasts one academic year and includes up to 67 academic credits.

For whom? The training is open to adult immigrants who have completed upper secondary or higher education and who have an integration plan with their local TE office. This is a fast-track course, which demands strong study skills and good language learning ability. It is an advantage to have mastered the basics of the Finnish language. Please discuss with your TE office before applying for the course. The KOPO number for this training is K05755.

The purpose of the training: The purpose of the training is to strengthen the social inclusion of immigrants and to help educated immigrants find employment in expert positions and/or receive additional training at Finnish universities.

Duration of the training: one academic year: 15 January 2024 –24 May plus 12 August – 20 December 2024. The training is full-time and regular attendance is required.

Content of the training: Intensive study of the Finnish language, skills for working life, social skills, on-the-job learning and other studies that support integration. The programme includes comprehensive study guidance support throughout the training.

Costs: The training is free for students in the integration period. Free study materials and lunch are provided. There may also be the possibility to rent student accommodation on campus.

More information in Finnish and in English: [email protected]

Apply here.