Integrating in Swedish

On these pages you will find articles about integration in Swedish in the Capital Region.
Choose the area that interests you, and click on the articles to read more

Pre-primary education

Pre-primary education runs for one year, starting the year the child turns 6, is free of charge and compulsory for all children. Applications are made in January of said year and the class starts in August. .

Starter guide to Finland

When you are new to a country, there is a lot of documentation that you have to get in order. Here is a short guide.

Support for Youth

Here you'll find guidance and chat services concerning topics including mental health, the job market and education aimed at those between the ages of 13 and 29.

Swedish courses at institutions in the area

These are the courses offered by the Adult Education Centers, and others, in the Capital Region. The courses are subject to a charge.

Activities for children and youth

Hobbies are a great way to try something new, get better at something you like and meet friends.

Comprehensive education

Comprehensive education is compulsory. The pupil starts the year it turns 7 and ends most of the time in ninth class, when they are 16.

Events for children

There are events and workshops for children of all ages arranged in the Capital Region.

Integration training

In most cases you have to be a client to at the TE-office and have been in Finland less then three years to get integration training.

Job search and summer jobs

Finding your first job or a summer job is a great thing. Here you will find resources that help you with that.

Lacking study place or job

If things aren't going as planed or you need a gap year it can be good to talk to someone who listens and gives tools for how to move forward.

Online Courses for free

The online Swedish courses and resources that are for free can be found here.

Online Courses that costs

The online Swedish courses and resources with a charge is to be found here. Most of them has a free trial period.