Why study in Finland


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Study in the world's happiest country!

Finland is a member of the European Union and enjoys top rankings worldwide in surveys of competitiveness, quality of education and sustainable development. Finland is not only known for its spectacular nature and four distinct seasons, but is famous for its production and export of high technology. Finland is an excellent international study destination providing high-quality university studies, quality of life, equality, career opportunities and a safe and stable environment.

Finland is a progressive welfare country providing an extensive network of well-functioning public services such as health, childcare, education and transport. There are currently approximately 20 000 international degree students in Finnish higher education studies representing a global community of future experts.

Why Finland?

#1 Best Higher Education and Training System in the World

World Economic Forum 2015

#1 Happiest country in the world

World Happiness Report 2023

#1 Most peaceful and sustainable country in the world

The Fund for Peace, Fragile States Index 2018

#1 Finland has the world’s cleanest air

World Health Organization 2018

Finland - the land of thousands of lakes and magical northern light

70 %
of land covered in forests
180 000
lakes and islands
distinct seasons 

Living and studying in Finland

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