Schools and education

Åland invests in the future of children with small classes and nice school environment. Åland offers a wide variety of education to its students.

1. Preparatory preschool education

The foundation to life-long learning begins already before a child starts school with preparatory preschool education as a part of childcare.

2. The municipal comprehensive school

The municipal comprehensive school has no tuition fee and is open for all. The first-rate small-scale education is evident in the PISA results where Åland are first among the Finnish and Nordic schools.

3. Higher education

After comprehensive school, it is possible to continue studying in Åland. You can choose between upper secondary school, vocational school, folk high school or higher education. You can also take courses or get an education through apprenticeships.