Foreign qualifications in Finland

If you have academic credentials obtained outside Finland and you are hoping to use them to gain employment or study place in Finland, you may need to ascertain whether the they are recognized as qualifications in Finland. Recognition of foreign qualifications in Finland is handled by the Finnish National Board of Education. You may request for recognition from the National Board of Education.

Read more about equatation and recognition of foreign diplomas and degrees also in Infopankki.

Regulated professions

In Finland, there are certain professions that are regulated. This means that the law specifies a certain educational qualification or certain studies as qualifications requirements. See list of regulated professions in Finland.