Program Details

Greenheart Travel’s high school program in Finland is your chance to study abroad in one of the most impressive educational systems in Europe. Choose a trimester, semester or academic year program length that fits your school schedule.
Helsinki, Finland
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
High School
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

Greenheart Travel’s high school program in Finland is your chance to study abroad in a classroom environment where teachers are required to receive their Master’s degrees, and 66 percent of Finnish students go on to get a higher education. As Pasi Shalberg, a member of Finland’s Ministry of Education and Culture stated, “we prepare children to learn how to learn, not how to take a test.”

Greenheart Travel's High School Abroad Program provides students (age 15 - 18) with an opportunity to spend a trimester, semester or academic year living with a host family, attending a local school high school, and experiencing day-to-day life in Finland.

Program fee includes:

  • Roundtrip international airfare from designated gateway airport to destination
  • Host family accommodations and 3 meals per day
  • Medical/Accident insurance
  • Support and counseling services from in-country staff
  • 24-hour emergency support
  • Pre-departure Orientation and Preparation (via Skype)
  • Arrival Orientation with your Finnish local coordinator
  • Personal assistance from a Greenheart Travel program manager
  • Letter of Recommendation upon request and successful completion of the program
Setting Description:
Greenheart Travel students are placed in safe communities all around Finland. It is important to be flexible about which town you’re placed in since we are unable to take your location preferences into account. Our priority is to identify a host family and community that is the best match for you.
Academic Trimester: $9,360 Academic Semester: $11,980 Academic Year: $13,700 Check out our website for early bird application discounts!

Additional Program Information

Students must: -- Be between 15 and 18 years of age -- Be from the United States or Canada -- Possess a high school cumulative GPA of at least 2.75/4.0 -- Be in great mental* and physical health -- Have a genuine interest in becoming a part of your host family and community -- Be willing to study and learn Finnish

Program Reviews

Overall Rating


Based on 1 Reviews

  • High School Study Abroad in Finland: Parent Review

    “We are very pleased with the experience Abigail has had with Greenheart Travel. Hope Pavich has been a wonderful support and advocate for high school study abroad... There were very few problems/concerns. They were always prompt with responses to questions

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend