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Education in Kauniainen


Local information

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Early childhood education

Kauniainen has both city-owned and private day-care centres. Early childhood education is provided in Finnish or Swedish. Kauniainen also has one English-language day-care centre.

You should apply for an early childhood education place for your child at least four months before you need it.

You can also obtain an application form from a day-care centre or the City Hall information point. Return the application to the day-care centre or City Hall.

Read more: Early childhood education

Pre-primary education

In Kauniainen, pre-primary education is organised at day-care centres. Pre-primary education begins in August, and the application period is open at the beginning of each year.

Read more: Pre-primary education.

Comprehensive education

Kauniainen has both a Finnish-language and Swedish-language comprehensive school Enrolments for comprehensive school must be submitted at the beginning of the year. If you have questions about comprehensive education, please contact the School Office.

School Office
Kauniainen City Hall
Kauniaistentie 10
02700 Kauniainen
Tel. 09 50 561 (exchange)

Read more:Basic education

Vocational education

The nearest vocational schools are located in Espoo and Helsinki.

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Link redirects to another websiteOmnia, Joint Authority of Education in the Espoo Region

Vocational education

Link redirects to another websiteHelsinki Vocational College

Vocational education and training

General upper secondary school

Kauniainen has two general upper secondary schools, one of which provides education in Finnish and the other in Swedish.

Espoo has a general upper secondary school for adults, where adults can complete general upper secondary school and the matriculation examination

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Higher education

A unit of the HUMAK University of Applied Sciences operates in connection to Kauniainen’s Työväen Akatemia (Workers’ Academy), which provides the opportunity to complete a bachelor’s degree in culture production.

At the universities and institutes of higher education in Espoo and Helsinki, you can study many fields.

Read more: Universities of applied sciences, Universities

Link redirects to another websiteCity of Helsinki


Other study opportunities

At the Kauniainen Adult Education Centre, you can study languages, crafts and cooking, for example, or engage in guided exercise.

Link redirects to another websiteCity of Kauniainen

Adult education centre

The Kauniainen Art School provides children and young people with the opportunity to study visual arts, while the local music school educates both children and adults in music.

Link redirects to another websiteKauniainen School of Fine Arts

Information about the School of Fine Arts

Link redirects to another websiteKauniaisten musiikkiopisto

Information about the School of Music

Kauniainen is home to the Finnish Bible Institute, which is a Christian education establishment. There you can complete individual courses or study in one of the institute’s programmes. The programmes last 1–2 years. The Finnish Bible Institute also has a study programme specifically intended for immigrants.

Link redirects to another websiteFinnish Bible Institute

Christian adult education centre

Työväen Akatemia offers education in many university disciplines, along with coaching for those who want to get into a university.

Read more: Studying as a hobby