You are most welcome to study at Puolanka High School. Puolanka is a small but cozy municipality located in the upper Kainuu region. The town has approximately 2 500 inhabitants and the same amount of summer residents. Puolanka’s landscape is shaped with lakes and hills offering a perfect background for outdoor activities in all seasons. A new sports hall guarantees high-quality standards for indoor training and team sports.
Living at Puolanka is easy. All the basic needs are easily at hand and there are daily bus connections to Oulu (5 days/ week) and Kajaani if you wish to visit bigger cities.
Puolanka High School
Puolanka High School has been selected as the best small high school in Kainuu (region) and the second-best small high school in all of Finland (2020). Relatively small group sizes guarantee personal and specific teaching for all our students.
In 2022-2023 High school has 30 students, so students and teachers alike get to know each other very well during their studies here. Active student union organizes various events so there's a lot of happening inside the school days and free time as well.
Our high school offers numerous benefits for students. These include free lunch, free tuition, free gym, laptop, driving license, textbooks or e-books, ski passes for Paljakka ski resort, free participation for adult education center courses, and affordable accommodation (100 euros per month inc. water and electricity). You can read more about benefits and accommodation at www.puolanganlukio.fi.
There is an international coordinator for helping fluent integration to Finland and Puolanka high school.
The school´s location is in the town center. Shops, healthcare center, apartments, public transport, and a gym are all around 0,5km from the school.
So why not live and study here?
Ps. If you have any questions about studying or living at Puolanka, you can send email to email@example.com. We are more than happy to help you with your questions.
No GPA requirement
Study line - General line