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Suomen ja ruotsin kieli Oulussa

Finnish and Swedish language in Oulu

Published02.08.2022

Local information

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Here you can find information on the services available in Oulu. Other important information on this topic is available at Finnish and Swedish language .

There are two official languages in Finland: Finnish and Swedish. In Oulu, most people speak Finnish as their mother tongue. Usually, you can also receive service in shops and at offices in English and Swedish..

Opportunities for studying Finnish or Swedish (Mahdollisuuksia opiskella suomen tai ruotsin kieltä)

When you know some Finnish, it will be easier for you to become a part of Finnish society.

Read more Finnish and Swedish education for adults

Link redirects to another websiteVuolle Setlementti

Vuolle-opisto

Link redirects to another websiteSummer University of Northern Ostrobothnia

Summer University of Northern Ostrobothnia

National Certificate of Language Proficiency (Yleinen kielitutkinto)

You can complete the National Certificate of Language Proficiency in Finnish or Swedish in Oulu. The website of the Finnish National Board of Education (Opetushallitus) contains a search page where you can check the locations and schedule for completing the language proficiency test.

Further information Official certificate of language proficiency

Link redirects to another websiteFinnish National Board of Education

Certificate of Language Proficiency

Link redirects to another websiteFinnish National Board of Education

Finnish National Board of Education