Welcome to Lärkkulla Languages!
When you study languages you invest in your and your family’s future. Language opens up new opportunities for you to get that study place you always wanted or that job you have long dreamed of. A future in Finland also means a future where you feel comfortable Finnish, Swedish and/or English.
You can study these languages as major subjects or can combine them, selecting a main language and a side language. The course is made up of different modules, accounting for as much as 36 credits (864 lessons per year), i.e. 24 hours of class time per week.
Lärkkulla Languages offers you an international environment where your fellow students are in the same situation as you: they are motivated to integrate into Finnish society in the best possible way: by learning a local language!
Lärkkulla Languages is a superior private education provider, focussing on hiring the best teachers, creating the most rewarding courses and offering quality kitchen and accommodation for you to enjoy as much as possible. When you are happy, you will also learn!
However, it is you who is at the centre of the school. We are here for you, to help you on the path to a bright future. At Lärkkulla the teachers, administrative staff and students all work closely with each other - and achieve great results together!
Our courses give you the everyday language skills that you need in real life. After studying with us, our students achieved excellent results in the national language examinations. Language is the key to your future in Finland!
Food and accommodation
So that you will enjoy your time with us and learn as much as possible, we also invest in cuisine and accommodation. You are served breakfast, lunch, afternoon coffee and dinner from Monday to Friday. The food is prepared in Lärkkulla’s own, well-respected kitchen. We can also take into account most special diets.
The monthly rate includes the following services at our boarding school where there are about 80 beds (most of them in single rooms with private shower and toilet): common lounge areas, sauna, gym, laundry room, drying room, bicycle storage room.
Student living in our dormitory € 440
Registration fee/semester € 100
Inclusive all tuition, meals Monday - Friday and accommodation. You will also receive a student card and other student benefits.
Student living outside the school € 320
Registration fee/semester € 100
Inclusive all tuition and meals Monday – Friday.
Anyone who has a Finnish social security number can apply for financial aid from Kela/FPA . We can help you with this application!
Life at Lärkkulla
Lärkkulla is easily reached by train from Helsinki or Turku. The walk to Lärkkulla from the centre of Karis takes about 25 minutes. Near Lärkkulla is a small grocery store, skiing tracks, beautiful scenery and forests where you can walk.
Lärkkulla’s tennis court, squash court, table tennis tables and volleyball court are available for you to use whenever you want to. The municipality of Raseborg also has a swimming pool, two cinemas, ski slopes and cosy cafes and cultural attractions.
Lärkkulla organises student union events, activities, concerts, parties and workshops throughout the academic year. These activities are part of the curriculum and thus you receive one credit for participation.