Finland is a Nordic country that is renowned for the best-developed education system in the world as per the Global Competitiveness Report of the World Economic Forum.

The education system of the country is the best-developed because it is based on trust in teachers and teacher education. Teachers in the country are highly trusted, and hence there is no system of national evaluation and registration of teachers. Students studying under the educational system are highly valued and are provided with specialized services to meet their special needs and necessities.


Finland is a country also located in the Northern Europe and is a member of European Union as well. The capital and largest city of this country is Helsinki. Finland shares border land with Sweden to the northwest, Norway to the north and Russia to the east. The population in Norway is about 5.5 million and majority of people live around the capital city. Finland is located in far north that most country receives sunlight nearly 24 hours a day during the summer although the winters are freezing cold. This country is a parliamentary republic. 

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Reasons to study in Finland

Finland is one of the preferred study destinations of Europe for the features of the education system in the country is teacher-based and student-focused.

Education System in Finland

Finland's education system is significantly divided into levels. After finishing elementary school, students must choose between two educational paths:

Study intake

Two study intakes are practiced in Finland for admitting international students; autumn and spring.

Admission Requirements

Specific documents are demanded by the universities of Finland for the admission of international students.

Working while Studying

Students studying in the universities of the country are entitled to work for a definite number of hours during active studying period.

Settlement Options

Students willing to stay back in the country after having their study completed are provided with a permit for residence.


Universities and the universities of applied sciences(UAS) are the types of education institutions in Finland.