Vimpeli High School (Vimpelin lukio) is located in western Finland, about 400 km from Helsinki and 80 km from Seinäjoki. The high school was founded in 1943.
In our small high school, teaching is individual and support for learning is readily available. A local high-school education curriculum has been created in the municipality of Vimpeli, based on the national curriculum criteria.
Vimpelin lukio was the best high school in the province in last year’s matriculation exam.
Vimpeli High School offers all nationwide compulsory and optional studies.
Subjects studied at Vimpeli High School
Obligatory: Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography, History, Civics, Religion, Philosophy, Finnish and Literature, Music, Art, Physical Education, Health Education, Psychology and Student Councelling
Language programme in Vimpeli High School
Obligatory: English (advanced) and Swedish (intermediate)
Optional: German ( elementary and intermediate), French (elementary), Spanish (elementary), Russian (elementary) and Japanese (elementary).
Optional basketball line and Finnish baseball line
Our Sports Programme is a perfect choice if you're interested in combining your goal-oriented sports hobby and high school studies. Our sports programme includes extra sports lessons and training your own sports with our sports coach. The specialty of our high school is a basketball line and a Finnish baseball line.
Vimpeli High School has partner schools in Japan and France.
Accommodation & Expenses
We will help you with your accommodation. You will find a shared flat, furnished for one or two or three students, within a walking distance (300 m) from the school. You can also rent a studio apartment. The prices vary from 130 euros to 300 euros per month.
We have very qualified teachers. The student counselor, the school social worker and the school psychologist work here in the same building for you, too. Every student receives their own laptop for the studying time and students can borrow school books from the local library or get an electric license for studying material from their teacher, depending on the subject.
Studying is free, and we offer you:
Free learning materials
Free e-learning environment
Free student health care
Free time mentors (adult) who are available 24/7. They help with any problems.
Please apply to our school with guidance from Finest Future. We would also like to receive a motivation letter from you. The motivation letter can be written in English but we'd like you to write a little Finnish in your letter as well. Preferably your motivation letter has 1000-2500 characters. In addition, we require a motivation video - one minute in Finnish language. These must be sent no later than April 29, 2022.
Link to the post-recorded webinar:
If you have any questions, please email:
firstname.lastname@example.org / principal of Vimpeli High School
Welcome to the municipality of heroes!