Course fees and payment

You can find course prices in our course catalogue and on our online enrolment service at Please notice that when you enrol on a course you commit to paying for the course. See terms of cancellation .

You will receive an invoice of the course fee after your course has begun. It is important to pay the invoice by due date. All invoices are collectible by a collection agency.

Teaching language

Teaching language at the Institute is Finnish unless otherwise stated in the course description. In most language courses, both Finnish and the target language are used, and some courses are run completely in target language. We also arrange some special courses for particular language groups.‍

School year

The school year of Vantaa Adult Education Institute runs from 1 August to 31 July. Winter break is always on week 8. There is no teaching arranged during that week. During the autumn term we do not have a break.

Other days when the Institute is closed: All Saints day, Independence day, Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, 30 April, 1 May, Ascension Day. You can check the teaching times of all courses at

Course certificates

If you have attended the course regularly you can ask for a course certificate. The certificate costs 10 euros, and it is sent to your home address. Course certificates for Open University studies are requested directly from the University of Helsinki Open University.


The Institute does not insure its students. Therefore, it is recommended that all students have sufficient leisure-time insurances.

Information security details

Students’ personal information is saved in the institute's Kursor database. Its information security details can be also be found at our office. The Principal of the institute can give you more information on information security.

Customer Service

09 8392 4342,

Monday to Thursday 12 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Friday 12 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Vantaan opistotalo, Lummetie 5

PL 4506

01030 City of Vantaa

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