5 Reasons Why Studying in Finland is Great

“In Finland, education is personalized and competition is avoided. Finland leaves behind the traditional methodologies to give way to an innovative pedagogy, in which creativity, experimentation and collaboration are fostered over memorization.”

Guest post by The Study Abroad Portal        

 

Captivating indeed! Studying in Finland is an enriching experience that brings you to a very different and special culture. Learning their customs makes you expand your knowledge and helps you grow as a person, gain independence and self-confidence. Moreover, you will have an important addition to your resume.

Oh well, what can we say…. studying in Finland is just great!

Because we want you to not miss this once in a lifetime opportunity, below we are sharing with you five reasons why studying in Finland is great.

 

group of students outside in winter in Finland

 

1. Experience the best education system in the world

Being able to experience first hand one of the best and prestigious educational systems worldwide is the greatest opportunity that someone can receive in their lives – academically speaking. Year after year, Finland tops the charts in PISA reports.

 

2. Earn your degree from a prestigious Finnish university

Choosing a good university for your training is very important and one of the important factors for your future. It is not only about the education you will receive, but it will also look good on your CV that you have studied abroad at a prestigious university. Finnish universities receive students from all over the world and boast academic excellence and state-of-the-art technology.

The support that Finnish universities give to their students is excellent. Helping you overcome your academic challenges will become the goal of your study coordinator. They will also assist you in planning your schedule and make sure you will gradute on time.

 

3. Become a member of a student organizations

In Finland, there are many student organizations that offer activities also for foreign students. They are experts in organizing cultural excursions, sporting events, parties and trips. Pick an event and you will be in the right place to meet people and make new friends.

In addition, the universities offer sports activities for students such as ballet, climbing, yoga, football and many more.

 

Asian students sitting around a table and laughing

 

4. Learn some Finnish words but study in English

Finland’s official languages are Swedish and Finnish. It is a non-Anglo-Saxon country but, nevertheless, people’s English skills are really good. The level of English is much higher than the average in Europe. The Finnish teachers who teach in English have a good command of English, and some classes are even taught by native speakers.

 

5. See the aurora borealis and explore new culture

Take advantage of your stay in Finland to visit amazing places! Finland is the land of a thousand lakes – gleaming blue lakes dominate the landscape. It also has huge green forests just 30 minutes from any town or city where you can breathe one of the purest airs in the world.

 

aurora borelis, northern lights in Laplan, Finland

 

Enjoy nature in its purest form! Live your own fairy tale touring the snowy landscapes of Lapland by sleigh, visiting Santa Claus and discovering the aurora borealis. You can finish the day in a sauna and wash your stress away by taking a swim in the lake. In Finland, saunas are everywhere as it is part of their culture. 99% of Finns go to the sauna at least once a week.  

 

Interested in studying in Finland? Check out these Online Open Days and get more information about studies, universities and scholarships in Finland.

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