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 wishing to purchase our courses for their employees. You can find our company pricing plans here.

Well made and good explanations in the videos - good variety of topics also!

Course Participant A
Course: Your Crash Course to Finland

The online course is very informative and clear. The information provided is very interesting. The course environment is easy to manipulate. 

Course Participant B
Course: Your Crash Course to Finland

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 tutorial if you are just 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. 

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.

STARTING IN FINLAND KIT

This Starting in Finland Kit includes the basics for you to start your new life in Finland. 

The courses you’ll have access to are:

  • Your Crash Course to Finland;
  • Renting a home in Finland; and
  • Mini-course: Finnish employment contracts.