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Location

 

  • We are situated in Kangasala, which is a small town of 30 000 inhabitants in southern Finland. (More about Kangasala:  http://www.kangasala.fi/foreign_visitors/in_english/)
  • Tampere, the third largest city in Finland, lies just 20 km from Kangasala.
  • The capital of Finland, Helsinki, is only 160 km south of Kangasala.

General information

 

  • Our high school has about 350 students aged 16-19, and about 25 teachers.
  • In addition to the compulsory courses we offer a wide range of optional courses. More information about the Finnish school system see http://www.oph.fi/english/SubPage.asp?path=447,4699

Special course selection

 

  • language selection: English, Swedish, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian
  • special courses in sports, arts and music, i.e. adventure sports in Lapland, a course in architecture and a band course
  • applied courses, for example, in drama and IT

 
International activities

 

  • European School Network (www.esnetwork.eu) enables short term group and individual exchanges for students and teachers
  • We run a student exchange project with our partner school in Bollate, Italy, every year.
  • We also offer two international camp weeks in Germany for 2-4 students every spring.
  • The downhill skiing course that we offer in Åre, Sweden, has been very popular.

 
More information: contact ismo.tahvanainen@kangasala.fi (student counsellor)
 
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