self-guided online courses
With the help of our self-guided online courses you or your employee can learn about living, working, and playing in Finland.
Some of our courses are general introductory courses to Finland. Some go deeper into a specific topic.
Here are short introductions to our current courses. Read more about each individual course on the course page.
We offer bulk pricing for companies and organizations wishing to purchase our courses for their employees. You can find our company pricing plans here.
LIVING IN FINLAND
Your Crash course to Finland
This course is a short introductory course to Finland. It provides an honest, open, and informative view of Finland in a convenient format.
This is a great course for those who are thinking about moving to Finland, are travelling to Finland, or have only just moved here.
The total length of the course is ca. 2 h 30 min.
RENTING A HOME IN FINLAND
In our Renting a Home in Finland course we introduce to Finnish homes and what you can expect from them. We tell you who Finnish landlords are and how you can find their homes to rent. We also talk about tenant life in Finland and of course tell you what Finnish rental contracts are like.
This is really useful when you are hunting for a rental home in Finland.
The total length of the course is ca 1 h 37 min.
FOUR WHEELS IN FINLAND
In our Four Wheels in Finland course we go over how one can buy a car in Finland, what owning a car in Finland entails, and what specific issues relate to driving a car in Finland.
This is great when you are considering buying a car in Finland.
The total length of the course is ca 1 h 45 min.
WORKING IN FINLAND
WORKING IN FINLAND
Our course Working in Finland is a comprehensive course into the regulations that cover the Finnish working life. We go over the entire span of an employment relationship in the light of Finnish laws and regulations. We start from employment contracts and end in terminations.
Whether you are just about to sign your first employment contract or have worked in Finland for a long time, this course is essential for you.
This course is particularly useful if you are in a supervisory position. As a manager, you need to know these rules and regulations.
We cover the entire length of the employment relationship from start to finish.
The total length of the course is ca. 3 h 37 min.
WORKING IN FINNISH UNIVERSITIES
Our course Working in Finnish Universities goes over the general employment terms of academics in Finnish universities. We start from the employment contract and finish with terminations.
Academics in Finnish universities are employees same as any employee employed in the private sector in Finland. In this course we tell you what that means. But we also talk about academic salary levels in Finland, and the particular regulations that govern, for example, academic working hours.
The total length of this course is just short of 2 h.
MINI-COURSE ON FINNISH EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS
In this short mini-course we go over the content of a Finnish employment contract.
We talk about the principal terms included in a typical Finnish employment contract, why they are supposed to be there, and what those terms mean.
If you are currently negotiating with your Finnish employer, this course is for you.
The total length of this mini-course is ca. 26 minutes.
YOUR JOB SEARCH STRATEGY IN FINLAND
In this course, you will be introduced to a job search strategy we have developed for the Finnish job market. It is based on all that we know of its functioning. We have successfully taught this strategy in live traning sessions.
If you are unsure of how the Finnish job market works, how you can make your skills and experiences clear to Finnish recruiters, and how to find interesting employers in your field or industry, this is online course is for you.
The total length of this course is about 1.5 h. It includes a workbook that has over 50 pages.
PLAYING IN FINLAND
YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD NATURE IN FINLAND
Our course Your neighborhood nature in Finland opens our eyes to the nature around you. It takes you through the different Finnish seasons and the way season effect your natural surroundings.
The course has a strong emphasis on the enjoyment you can get from nature without having to go very far from your home. One of the resources we provide with this course is a 30-page recipe book. The recipes in it focus on ingredients Finnish nature provides.
A GREAT DEAL ON COURSE BUNDLES
SPECIAL OFFER: HAVE ALL YOU NEED
Purchasing this bundle gives you access to five of our courses for a reduced price. These courses take you through all the major aspects of living and working in Finland.
The courses you’ll have access to are:
- Your Crash Course to Finland;
- Renting a home in Finland;
- Working in Finland;
- Your Neighborhood Nature in Finland; and
- Four Wheels in Finland.