Registration for Finnish language & culture courses for beginners

    Registration for Finnish language & culture courses for beginners
    June 2017 at Päijät-Häme Summer university is no longer open.

    Date and time
    5. – 30.6.2017 from Monday to Friday 13.00-16.15.
    In addition to the lessons the students are advised
    to spend about 4 - 5 hours per week on homework.

    Päijät-Hämeen kesäyliopisto,
    Adult Education Centre, Kirkkokatu 16, 15140 Lahti

    Target group
    The course is suitable for those who are interested
    in learning Finnish. For example for immigrants,
    returnee Finns and exchange students. The starting
    level of this course is 0.

    To learn the basics of the Finnish language through lectures and practise. After the course, the students will be able to cope with simple everyday situations.

    The course will include comprehension exercises and practises, reading, listening and Finnish culture. The
    students will be able to talk about themselves using
    simple expressions. Learning requires active participa-tion, doing homework and studying new vocabulary.

    Course fee 260 €

    Before starting the course, immigrants who have a permission to social integration plan should confirm with the Häme immigrant services employment office (Hämeen TE-toimisto), that this course is suitable for their integration plan.

    Binding registration by 15 May 2017. Kesäyliopisto registration forms are available at
    We will send you a notice verifying your acceptance
    into the course and a bill for the course fee
    approximately two weeks before the course begins.

    A cancellation fee of 50 % applies, if the cancellation is made after the binding registration day, but before the course begins. If the cancellation happens after the
    course begins, we will charge the full fee.

    For further information
    Please contact principal Eija Pollari
    tel. 050 5418084 or

    Summer University of Päijät-Häme
    Kirkkokatu 16, 15140 Lahti
    Tel. +358 505418084