SVUX – Swedish language and integration training for adults

Integration training at the Institute of Adult Education in Närpes

Swedish as a foreign language

Full-time studies: academic year 2024-2025

Preliminary dates:

Autumn term Aug 14 – Dec 18 2024, spring term Jan 7 – May 28 2025

Autumn break: Oct 17 – 21

Christmas break Dec 19 – Jan 6

Winter break Feb 24 – Mar 2

Easter Apr 18 – Apr 21


SVUX 1 – Swedish language and integration training for Adults

Basic course in Swedish for those who have no or very little prior knowledge of Swedish language. You need to be able to read and write in Latin letters. The aim of the studies is to reach language level A2 — A2.2.


SVUX 2 - Swedish and integration training for adults

For those who know some Swedish from before, roughly equivalent to five months of full-time studies, or level A2. The goal is for you to achieve level B1.2.



Biblioteksvägen 2 D, 64200 Närpes.



Full-time studies= 5 classes at school Monday-Friday and 2 hours of own work in addition to attending lessons.

Studies in Swedish language and Social Studies

Optional studies. You can also choose optional subjects. The subjects offered vary each year.

Workplace education and training (language and work practice): 3 weeks

Field trips and excursions in the area, a visit to the theatre or something else.



Studies are free of charge for those who have an integration plan via TE Services. Please contact TE Services before starting integration training.

For others, the cost is 25 €/week (incl. teaching, copies, excursions, accident insurance, etc.). You will have to pay for books yourself.



Apply for integration assistance (TE Services) or student financial aid (Työllisyysrahasto).

Apply for a student place here.


Feel free to contact the principal for further information:

Annica Eklund

Tel. 050-440 3231