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Finnish online

There are many Finnish courses at different levels available online. You can watch videos, listen to podcasts or download applications. You can study grammar and vocabulary, complete exercises and play games. Usually, the language of instruction of online materials is Finnish or English.

You can also study Finnish on online courses – you can find more information on them in the service.

Read more about language skills level ratings on the InfoFinland page Language course levels.


You can study Finnish using applications. Some applications may be subject to a charge. Examples of applications:

  • Suomipassi
  • Duolingo
  • WordDive


Examples of podcasts:

  • Finnishpod101


Finnish phrasesFinnish
Extreme Finnish, a basic course in spoken FinnishFinnish

linkkiRovalan settlementti:

Kielikoulu in Finnish language, media content translated into many languagesFinnish

Basic course in Finnish, EasyfinnishFinnish

linkkiUniversity of Helsinki:
Basic course in Finnish "A Taste of Finnish"English

linkkiUniversity of Helsinki:
Basic course in Finnish, Tavataan taasEnglish | French | German | Bulgarian
Basic course in FinnishFinnish | Swedish | English | Arabic

linkkiAalto University:
Finnish language introduction courseEnglish
Wide range of Finnish language exercisesFinnish

Basic level
Puhutsä suomee? Online materials on spoken FinnishFinnish

linkkiEiran aikuislukio:
Kiitäjät kotopolullaFinnish


linkkiHelsingin aikuisopisto:

YKI exercisesFinnish

TV series study material, SupisuomeaFinnish

linkkiFinnish National Agency for Education:
Finnish for working lifeFinnish
Wide range of Finnish language exercisesFinnish

linkkiSuomi Taskussa:
Learn Finnish with the help of videosFinnish | English | Persian | Arabic

Independent user level
Random Finnish LessonFinnish

News in plain FinnishFinnish
Information about various subjects in plain FinnishFinnish

linkkiThe Finnish Centre for Easy to Read:
News in plain FinnishFinnish

linkkiFinnish National Agency for Education:
Finnish for working lifeFinnish

Proficient user level

linkkiUniversity of Jyväskylä's Language Centre:
Listen to Finnish dialectsFinnish


Finnish grammarFinnish | Swedish | English | Russian | Spanish | German | Japanese
Verb inflectionEnglish

linkkiInstitute for the Languages of Finland:
Iso Suomen kielioppi onlineFinnish