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Are you an immigrant in Finland, wanting to learn Swedish?

You can study full or part time with us! Our language courses consist of 20 to 25 lessons per week during a nine months period from August to May.


is a course for beginners. The aim is for the students to reach a language competence equivalent to level A1-2 of The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).


course requires a basic knowledge of Swedish. It aims the student to reach the level B1-2 of The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

We can also help you to participate in the national language proficiency test for adults. The test is arranged simultaneously nationwide and in Porvoo it takes place at Edupoli Adult Education Centre. The basic level equals to the levels A1 and A2 while the level II equals to levels the B1 and B2 of the European Framework. A passed level II test meets the language proficiency requirements for Finnish citizenship. The test assesses participant's oral and written language skills.

Are you Finnish speaking, wanting to learn Swedish?

Come and join in our international community!

Central subjects

  • Language correctness

  • Introduction to Finnish culture and society

  • Computer skills

  • Study visits

  • Practical language training and projects

  • Study and employment guidance

  • Study visit and tours

  • Practical work-placement to enhance your daily language skills and possibilities to create work-related contacts

Students must have reading and writing skills.

Contact and further information

Please feel free to contact us in case you need assistance in filling out the application form, tel. 019 576 9500, visiting address: Runebergsgatan 16-18. You can mail us: P.O.Box 157, 06101 Borgå or send e-mail info@akan.fi

Apply direct to the school here: here     

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Programme Director: Catharina von Schoultz | catharina.vonschoultz@akan.fi
                                      Phone number 040 0811 588

We reserve the right to change the content of our courses and training programs.