School holiday calendar, for the current quarter in Finland


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    Swedish-speaking schools calendar is moved a few days forward
  • based on the official calendar published by the Ministry of Education
    all study programs are aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
    PISA ranking (average 493): 531 (one of the 5 best WW)
    Schooling is mandatory till age 16
    Average class size: less than 20
    school day duration: 5:00 hours
    number of instructional hours per year in lower secondary education: 580
    Number of teaching days: 187
    Usually no school on Saturday
    No uniform required
    University of Helsinki ranking: Times Higher Education #--/QS ranking #47/Shanghai (2023) #101-150

  • We carry confirmed dates till July 2024

    Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
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Date Weekday Name
October 10, 2023TuesdayAlexis Kivi Day
October 13, 2023Fridayautumn holiday (beginning)
October 23, 2023Mondayautumn holiday (end)