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university of applied sciences
is a ten-year general
school years 1 to 9. Compulsory
is intended for the whole age group, 6-16 years old...
Vocational school Athree-year basic vocational
comprising both general
instruction. This line of study is chosen by nearly all those who do not continue to upper secondary schools. Basic vocational
can also be obtained through apprenticeship
, i.e. practical service in the field...
Primary school The purpose of basic
is to give the pupils knowledge
skills necessary in life,
to give everyone an equal
al foundation. Other goals include supporting the development of pupils as human beings,
University of Lapl
The University of Lapl
is a broadly-based university with four faculties approximately 4,800 students
626 employees. About 300 students are international (80 foreign students
Many foreigners visit Rovaniemi schools to see the Finnish
Rovaniemi in the spotlight as the venue for Arctic meetings
in Rovaniemi At home with a child Open early childhood
Rovaniemi offers parents who take care of their children at home open early childhood
services in the form of open day care
group activities. These are supervised by kindergarten...
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in Rovaniemi Health in Rovaniemi Family in Rovaniemi Problem situations in...
Arctic possibilities Rovaniemi is a growth center of Lapl
where the growth of the residents
jobs has been significant in the past six years. In the Arctic, global growth will create for the Rovaniemi area greater potential dem
. Logistic center Rovaniemi
have a special status in the Arctic in transportation...
Murmansk Basic information: The City of Murmansk was founded in 1916 as the capital
administrative centre of Murmansk Oblast. Murmansk Oblast is home to around 900,000 people
the... ...Murmansk has a population of approximately 337,000. Other cities located in the region are Apatity
alaksha. Situated on the Kola Peninsula, Murmansk is also Russia’s northernmost town, as...
Rovaniemi is the Capital of Lapl
. The city is located at the Arctic Circle. Sometimes it is called "The second capital of Finl
".Rovaniemi is a service centre of
administration. We have the northernmost university in EU, with four faculties.
Narvik Basic information Narvik is a harbour town in the Province of Nordl
in Northern Norway, lying north of the Arctic Circle. Narvik was founded in 1887 as the year-round harbour for the Kiruna
Jällivaara mining regions. Kiruna has a rail connection intended for ore transportation. Narvik...
Traditional Chinese Music Concert
...The Rovaniemi Immigration Office provides support for integration, prevents marginalisation
aims to increase equality
ing among different ethnic
cultural groups in Rovaniemi. The Immigration Office draws up integration plans
guides to services. It also provides information
advice as well as various social services for...
The Provincial Museum of Lapl
presents nature in Lapl
the cultural heritage it has moulded. Theexhibition depicts peoples’ lives in these harsh conditions by combining pictures, sounds, artefacts
movement. There are displays of archaeological finds dating back thous
s of years
Rovaniemi Theatre – Regional theatre of Lapl
Rovaniemi Theatre is the northernmost professional theater of European Union. It offers annually five to six premiers from drama to farce
musicals for all ages. Many of the plays are based on arctic creativity
subject. The plays are...
Welcome to school in Rovaniemi -guide
A guide for parents
pupils about school attendance This guide has been prepared with support from the Multicultural Skills Development Project of the Finnish National Board of
for parents who have moved to Finl
from abroad. Its purpose is to serve as an aid in...
St. Johann in Tirol
...located in the Austrian Alps in the Province of Tirol. The town has a strong commercial centre
is located along the important motorway linking Munich with Italy. Industry The town’s most... ...the region also has agriculture. Friendship town activities The Municipality of Rovaniemi
St. Johan in Tirol signed their friendship town agreement in 1989. The areas highlighted in the...
Kassel Basic information The town of Kassel is located in Northern Hessen,
is the capital town of the Kassel region. The population of the town of Kassel has fallen over the... ...inhabitants. The town of Kassel was almost completely destroyed during the Second World War,
was rebuilt in the 1950s. The town has very few old buildings, so there are similarities with...
Olsztyn Basic information The town of Olsztyn is located in North-East Pol
the town has a population of 174,000 inhabitants. The town was almost completely destroyed in the Second World War. The town is surrounded by naturally picturesque lake districts, forests
nature destinations. The town’s most important tourism destination is the Olsztyn Castle. The...
Kiruna Basic information: Kiruna is Sweden’s northernmost municipality,
if it were a town, it would be the largest town in the world. The l
area covered by Kiruna is two
a half times that of Rovaniemi. Kiruna has a population of approximately 24,000 inhabitants...
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