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THIS IS
OSAO

We provide all different sectors of vocational education for all age groups. You can apply to study in OSAO anytime throughout the year. We also develop and offer educational services as part of working life.

Educational consortium OSAO is IB World School. OSAO takes part and has been successful in national and international skills competitions in several different fields. Entrepreneurship as a competition skill has been developed in OSAO. The Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture has agreed that vocational education providers in Finland are allowed to export Finnish education. OSAO also has authorization to deliver official diplomas and certificates.

  • Culture
  • Business and Administration
  • Social Services; Health and Sports
  • Technology, Communication and Transport
  • Tourism
  • Catering
  • Natural Sciences

In Business and Administration, we offer three-year International IB Career related program. This program is taught entirely in English. Students who complete the program are rewarded with Finnish vocational qualification which enables them to seek admission to Finnish universities. Students coming outside of European Union please inquire fees from Mr Antti Rovamo.

A few facts about OSAO

  • Educational Consortium OSAO is Finland’s biggest multidisciplinary Vocational College with 10 000 students and 935 staff members in Northern Finland.
  • OSAO is also IB World School.
  • OSAO takes part and has been successful in national and international skills competitions in several different fields. Entrepreneurship as a competition skill has been developed in OSAO.
  • The Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture has agreed that vocational education providers in Finland are allowed to export Finnish education. OSAO also has authorization to deliver official diplomas and certificates.

With OSAO Edu you will have an innovative learning experience while getting familiar with Finnish vocational education and training

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Units

OSAO is one of the biggest vocational colleges in Finland and we have eight different units.

OSAO Units

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OSAO is situated in Oulu, Northern Ostrobothnia in Finland. Oulu is a easygoing and active city of over 200 000 inhabitants.

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