The purpose of adult education centre is to provide education and training opportunities that promote social cohesion, equality and active citizenship. Learning is not aimed at achieving a formal qualification.

Courses are offered in a wide variety of subjects, including languages, IT, arts and crafts, music, sports and wellbeing. The centre also organize lectures on a range of current issues.

Adult education centre is available to everyone, regardless of the age or educational background. The language of instruction is Finnish. However, it is possible to attend several courses with only a little knowledge of Finnish language. The course fees are reasonable. In addition, some courses have separate material expenses.

The main building “Opistotalo” is situated in the centre of Pori. Courses are arranged also in many venues across the town. The courses take place at daytime, in the evenings and at weekends.

The centre follows the Finnish academic year calendar with two terms, a spring term and an autumn term. In summertime there are no courses. The course catalogue comes out and the registration begins in August and January.

The registration and course programme are also available online.

The personnel of the adult education centre is at your service. Welcome to the courses!

Contact information:

Tel. 02 621 5963
Gallen-Kallelankatu 14, Pori