Oulu Vocational College / Education

Oulu Vocational College is one of the biggest vocational colleges in Finland. The regional units of Oulu Vocational College are located in six municipalities in the Oulu region: Kempele, Liminka, Muhos, Oulu, Pudasjärvi and Taivalkoski.

The Finnish Education

We have one of the most advanced educational systems in the world, and as a result of our innovative mindset and investment in education, we are blessed with a high standard of living and quality of life. The Finnish educational system consist of:

  • one year of pre-primary education
  • nine years of primary education (comprehensive school)
  • upper secondary education, which consists of vocational and general education
  • higher education in universities and polytechnics.

Information about studying in Finland can be found from this website.

Information about the Finnish education system from the site of Finnish National Board of Education »

Studying at OSAO

At the moment we offer one vocational qualification in English: Business and Administration. You can find more information on our website.

The other vocational qualifications are in Finnish only. You are welcome to apply for a studying place if you can speak Finnish well enough to be able to follow lessons in Finnish. You can find more information on the application procedure on https://studyinfo.fi/wp2/en/