Helsinki Finnish Adult Education Centre

Työväenopisto offers thousands of courses, lectures and events for new learners and enthusiasts. We provide inspiring content, great teachers and affordable courses. Join us for inspirational learning!

The Helsinki Finnish Adult Education Centre Työväenopisto – or Työvis for short – offers courses and hobbies for all enthusiastic learners. It is a great place to meet new people and join a new community.  

We organise annually more than 5,400 inspiring courses and about 300 lectures. Affordable prices and free lectures and events allow everyone to participate. The locations are easily accessible by public transport. 

Study year 2024-2025

Find all courses for the autumn semester 2024 at

The course catalog can be collected from Helsingin työväenopisto 1 of August and from the city libraries 18 of July. The pdf version of the catalog 2024 (in Finnish)

Course registrations begins on 12 August 2024.

Autumn term: 2 September–1 December 2024.

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I have attended many courses over the years and recommended the extensive range of courses to many people. Työväenopisto’s courses enable many activities that would otherwise not be possible. Thank you!

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