Finnish Adult Education Center of Turku

Turun suomenkielinen työväenopisto (Finnish Adult Education Center of Turku) is an adult education center owned by the City of Turku.

• Established in 1908.
• Teaching takes place in the main building Kaskenkatu 5 and in different schools and other premises in Turku region.
• In 2012, there were 17 500 students and 23 000 lessons

The Main Aims

• To offer recreational studies for adults in different age groups
• To support students’ needs in the life-long learning process

We offer courses in:

•  language
•  a wide range of arts (drawing, painting, sculpture etc.)
•  handicrafts (clothes, woodworks etc.)
•  music
•  literature
•  information technology
•  gymnastics and dancing
•  history
•  multicultural studies