Eco tourism in Norway

24.03.2011 | Norway’s fjords are long and narrow inlets carved throughout its western valleys. The gorgeous scenery alongside the thousands of fjords in Norway include untouched nature, green hillsides, mountains, glaciers, waterfalls, rivers, extensive wildlife and lakes. As perfect as the fjords are for quiet kayaking or relaxing boat tours they are equally as perfect for some of the greatest adventure tours in Scandinavia.

Contact Making Seminar “East West Included” is for YOU!

20.04.2011 | Do you want to create a new partnership with organisations from the Youth in Action Programme Countries (i.e., EU, Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Turkey, Croatia, Switzerland) and Eastern Europe and Caucasus (i.e., Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine)? If the answers are YES, then the Contact Making Seminar "East West Included" is for YOU!

Oil spills

28.03.2011 | Oil spills happen when people make mistakes or are careless and cause an oil tanker to leak oil into the ocean. There are a few more ways an oil spill can occur. Equipment breaking down may cause an oil spill. If the equipment breaks down, the tanker may get stuck on shallow land. When they start to drive the tanker again, they can put a hole in the tanker causing it to leak oil.

How to Use a Geiger Counter

31.03.2011 | The Geiger counter's sensor is a central metal wire anode surrounded by a thin metal cathode tube filled with neon, argon and a halogen gas that detects radiation by how much the gas inside the tube is ionized

RNB – New Russian Youth Network in the Northern Europe and the Baltic

16.04.2011 | In Riga, at the end of November 2010, there was a significant event for the entire Russian-speaking youth of Nordic and Baltic countries and that was RusNord 2010 conference, which resulted in the unification of 25 youth organizations and the creation of an international alliance of youth organizations: RusNordBalt (RNB).


Education is the key to working life. People think of searching the place of study and vocational choice at each stage of their live. These pages include information about the various study alternatives and applying to educational institutions. There is also information for both young and adult people who are planning their studies.

To preserve the right to unemployment benefit the young person needs to apply for study in spring and in autumn. Young people without vocational education in the age of under 25, who has not left their applications at an appropriate professional institution lose the right to unemployment benefits.

The person who completed the basic school must apply for a place in at least 3 professional upper secondary institutions or in general upper secondary schools. The person who passed the final exam in general upper secondary school also should  apply for a place in at least 3 professional institutions or in professional courses otherwise he loses the right to unemployment benefits.

Contact information and external links:

The general acceptance of applications to professional institutions and general upper secondary schools.

Free dictionary

You can translate words from one language to another in the online dictionary. Wide variety of languages


Basic information for immigrants on social activities and opportunities in Finland, for example, information about education.

Contact information and search service on professional education (including examination) in Finland.

Contact information and search service on professional education (including examination) in Finland.

Guides on education includes current information about educational institutions, application and selection of students.

Guides are classified by academic degrees and forms.

Information about the choice of profession

Internet applications to  higher vocational schools.

Online application form for studies in higher vocational schools.

The Ministry of Education

Education policy. Latest news related to the development of learning and changes.

Wide web portal of information on education with data on all types and forms of study after primary basic school, as well as the professions.

It is easy to compare educational alternatives.

Sport for students

Sport offers and activities.

Services of psychologists and supervisors in Helsinki

Website for students of upper secondary and vocational schools in Helsinki. The site is part of the support of psychologists and supervisors to improve the learning environment and study of students of the upper secondary stage in Helsinki. Presentation of psychologists and supervisors and contact information
as well as frequently asked questions.


Information Bank for immigrants on the planning the studies in the metropolitan area.

Online university applications

One online application to all universities