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Education services

The education services of the City of Jyväskylä are responsible for basic education. Basic education (comprehensive school) is free of charge all-round education. Every child residing permanently in Finland is obliged to attend comprehensive school. Comprehensive school takes nine years and is intended for children/teenagers from 7 to 16 years of age.

More information on basic education, pre-school and high school education, studying foreign languages in basic education, remedial education, the Finnish internet school KAUKO as well as the schools' opening times and holidays in Jyväskylä can be found here:

The education services of the City of Jyväskylä

Education for immigrants, usefull links

Education for foreigners, City of Jyväskylä

Jyväskylä Upper Secondary School for Adults*

Jyväskylä Adult Education Centre*

Summer University of Jyväskylä*

Finnish language training in Central Finland

A number of Finnish language courses are being arranged in the Jyväskylä Region and in other parts of Central Finland. The courses are arranged by a variety of educational institutions and the employment office.

Read more: Education system in Finland

See also: Studying in Jyväskylä

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