Finnish Language Teaching

Students doing assignments in a classroom.

In Villa Victor, you can study Finnish language in contact or distance teaching. All our courses are free of charge.

The courses run nonstop throughout the year, so you can join them at any time. You can study Finnish from elementary level to advanced level.

Villa Victor also organizes courses by requirement, for example special courses in collaboration with the University of Oulu and International House Oulu.

Contents of this page:

Course contents and levels

Elementary level courses

Follow-up courses

Finnish courses schedule

Contact teaching groups at Oulu10 and university facilities

  • Aletaan alusta ("Let's start") on Tuesdays and Fridays from 13-15 (Oulu10)
  • Alkeis S ("Elementary S") on Mondays and Thursdays from 13-15 (Oulu10)
  • Alkeis K ("Elementary K")  on Mondays and Thursdays from 10-12 (Oulu 10)
  • Alkeis V, Linnanmaa ("Elementary V at Linnanmaa")  on Mondays and Wednesdays from 16.30-18 (University of Oulu, classroom SÄ102)
  • Jatko O ("Follow-up O") on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-12 (Oulu10)
  • Jatko L ("Follow-up L") on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 13-15 (Oulu10); starting on 9th Jan 2024

Distance teaching courses in Teams

  • Alkeis-ilta ("Elementary Evening") on Wednesdays at 16-18
  • Jatko-ilta ("Follow-up Evening") on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 16-18
  • YKI-treeni ja keskustelu ("YKI Training and Conversation") on Tuesdays at 16-18
  • Suomea edistyneille ("Advanced Finnish") on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 16-18


Information on our Finnish courses (video)

The video tells more about studying Finnish in Villa Victor.