International Studies

Are you planning to do studies, practical training, or a youth exchange in Finland? For foreign students studying and training in Finland offers a safe, though quite exotic way to acquire professional experience as well as to gain personal growth through living in a foreign country, amidst another culture.

For further information on studying in Finland, please visit

If you would like to hear more about the international activities of Turku Vocational Institute, or if you are interested in becoming a partner in one of our international projects, please contact one of the coordinators listed below.

Manager of International Affairs
Helena Mikkola

  • Planning and overseeing of international projects of the Education Division
  • International development projects

Coordinators of International Affairs

Mari Pakkonen

  • International on-the-job learning on all study fields
  • Training international tutors

Planning Coordinator of International Affairs

Laura Vahtera

  • general international planning
  • organizing international visits