This guide shares the latest information on comprehensive schools and basic education in different languages in Helsinki to help international families find the best options for their children and to adjust to life in Finland. Our focus is on the municipal services run by the City of Helsinki, but other options are introduced briefly, too. Read on to find out what Helsinki, the world's most impactful place to learn has to offer for your family!
Publisher: City of Helsinki's Education Division
Photos: Jefunne Gimpel, Otto Salminen
Illustrations: Riku Ounaslehto
The information in this guide was revised in June 2023. We reserve the right to make changes. Up-to-date information can be found on the City of Helsinki's webpages Enrolling and applying to school. Please note that the PDF version has not been updated after September 2021.