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Helsinki, Finland

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British Council - Finnish-British Society

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June 17, 2017 Academic June 30, 2017 EUR 250
August 12, 2017 Academic August 25, 2017 EUR 250
August 19, 2017 Academic September 1, 2017 EUR 250
August 19, 2017 General Training September 1, 2017 EUR 250
September 9, 2017 Academic September 22, 2017 EUR 250
British Council - Finnish-British Society (UKVI)

This test centre is specifically authorised by UK Visas and Immigration and offers the UKVI exam.Test dates are subject to availability. Please check real-time availability on the British Council Online Registration System.

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July 20, 2017 UKVI Life Skills A1 August 2, 2017 GBP 150
July 20, 2017 UKVI Life Skills B1 August 2, 2017 GBP 150
July 20, 2017 UKVI Academic August 2, 2017 GBP 200
August 19, 2017 UKVI Life Skills B1 September 1, 2017 GBP 150
August 19, 2017 UKVI Life Skills A1 September 1, 2017 GBP 150
Tallinn
83 km
British Council Tallinn (UKVI)

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August 19, 2017 UKVI Life Skills A1 September 1, 2017 GBP 150
August 19, 2017 UKVI Academic September 1, 2017 GBP 200
August 19, 2017 UKVI General Training September 1, 2017 GBP 200
November 11, 2017 UKVI Life Skills A1 November 24, 2017 GBP 150
November 11, 2017 UKVI Academic November 24, 2017 GBP 200
Tallinn University Centre for Internatio, Tallinn University Centre for International Examinations

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June 17, 2017 Academic June 30, 2017 EUR 185
July 8, 2017 Academic July 21, 2017 EUR 185
July 8, 2017 General Training July 21, 2017 EUR 185
July 29, 2017 Academic August 11, 2017 EUR 185
July 29, 2017 General Training August 11, 2017 EUR 185
British Council - Tallinn University Centre for International Examinations

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June 17, 2017 Academic June 30, 2017 not specified
June 24, 2017 Academic July 7, 2017 not specified
June 24, 2017 General Training July 7, 2017 not specified
July 8, 2017 Academic July 21, 2017 not specified
July 8, 2017 General Training July 21, 2017 not specified
Other test centres in or nearby Helsinki
  • IELTS test in Saint Petersburg (Students International - St Petersburg)
  • IELTS test in Saint Petersburg (LT Pro - Saint Petersburg)
  • Students International - St Petersburg (UKVI)
  • IELTS test in Velikiy Novgorod (LT Pro - Veliky Novgorod)

About the city of Helsinki

A large number of international students come to Helsinki to enrol in some of the world’s best universities. With a great focus on research, local higher educational institutions are promoting internationalisation and competitiveness and the teaching style aims at supporting the development and professional growth of the learner. Helsinki is the capital and largest city of Finland, located in the region of Uusimaa, in southern Finland, on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, having the Baltic Sea on one side. Helsinki is the third biggest Nordic city after Stockholm and Oslo. The capital is Finland's major political, educational, financial, cultural, and research centre as well as one of northern Europe's major cities. As one of Europe’s richest capitals, Helsinki has a well-developed economy. The city’s major sectors are: serviced-related IT and public sectors, manufacturing (electronic, metal products, paper, board, textiles and clothing). Top companies in Helsinki are: Microsoft, Tieto, Nokia, Intel Corporation, KPMG, Ferratum Group, SAP Consulting, Accenture. You could never get bored in Helsinki, as this city has many interesting and unique places, truly satisfying all tastes. From relaxing parks to eccentric night clubs, Helsinki has it all.

Are you preparing to take an IELTS test in Helsinki, Finland? You can find all the IELTS test dates and test locations here on admissiontestportal.com. Click on "Check availability" to access all available IELTS exams in Helsinki and register to save your spot within a couple of minutes.

The British Council offers 2 test locations in Finland. You can find an indicative test fee for this location along with the test dates above. It can vary depending on test date, test location and test type.

Among the more than 9,000 institutions that accept the IELTS test globally, 16 are located in Helsinki, for example University of Helsinki.

Prepare for the IELTS exam by choosing an English language school in Helsinki to make sure you advance your English language skills and get a high IELTS score on your test. Find and compare the best English programs in Helsinki by selecting the country and city on the search page. Choose a top language school that matches your intended English level and start your IELTS preparation course.

Universities in Helsinki that accept the IELTS test

University of Helsinki

The University of Helsinki is the oldest and largest institution of academic education in Finland, an international scientific community of 40,000 students and researchers. In international university rankings, the University of Helsinki typically ranks among the top 100. The University of Helsinki seeks solutions for global challenges and creates new ways of thinking for the best of humanity.

Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.00 / 7.00 Find out more about University of Helsinki
Aalto University

Aalto University offers the highest level of education in business, art and design, architecture, and technology in Finland. This combination of fields brings a whole new dimension to studying: in addition to the traditional degree options, you can tailor a unique study experience to meet your interests and career goals. Aalto University encourages its students to engage in multidisciplinary projects and practice-oriented learning.

Required IELTS test score (indication only): 5.50 / 6.50 Find out more about Aalto University
Hanken School of Economics

Hanken School of Economics is one of the oldest leading business schools in the Nordic countries. Hanken is ranked by Fincancial Times and holds all three international business school accreditations (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA).

Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 7.00 Find out more about Hanken School of Economics
Laurea University of Applied Sciences

Laurea University of Applied Sciences operates on seven campuses in the Greater Helsinki region in Finland. Studying in Laurea is strongly praxis-oriented and different kinds of projects with working life affiliates are an important part of studies. Laurea offers six Bachelor's Degree programmes in English and two Master's Degree programmes in English.

Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.00 / 6.00 Find out more about Laurea University of Applied Sciences
Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

Metropolia, Finland’s largest university of applied sciences, educates the professionals of tomorrow in the fields of Culture, Business, Health Care and Social Services and Technology. Metropolia offers 15 Degree Programmes in English, 6 Bachelor’s Degree Programmes and 9 Master’s Degree Programmes. Secure your future with us - welcome to join us as a student!

Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.00 / 9.00 Find out more about Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences

Through education, research and development, Haaga-Helia prepares professionals for business and services. We offer our students a versatile choice of studies, great opportunities for specialisation, high-quality education in Finnish and English, and wide business networks even during the studies.

Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.00 / 6.00 Find out more about Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration

Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 6.50
Aalto University

Aalto University offers the highest level of education in business, art and design, architecture, and technology in Finland. This combination of fields brings a whole new dimension to studying: in addition to the traditional degree options, you can tailor a unique study experience to meet your interests and career goals. Aalto University encourages its students to engage in multidisciplinary projects and practice-oriented learning.

Required IELTS test score (indication only): 5.50 / 6.50 Find out more about Aalto University
Aalto University

Aalto University offers the highest level of education in business, art and design, architecture, and technology in Finland. This combination of fields brings a whole new dimension to studying: in addition to the traditional degree options, you can tailor a unique study experience to meet your interests and career goals. Aalto University encourages its students to engage in multidisciplinary projects and practice-oriented learning.

Required IELTS test score (indication only): 5.50 / 6.50 Find out more about Aalto University
Sibelius Academy

Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 6.50
Sebelius Academy

Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
Diaconia University of Applied Sciences

Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.00 / 6.00
University of Art and Design - Helsinki

Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
University of Admissions Finland

Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 6.50
Arcada University of Applied Sciences

Arcada is a multi-professional university of applied sciences (UAS) with campus located in Arabianranta, Helsinki. We offer high quality practice-oriented higher education at both bachelor’s and master’s levels as well as further education in Swedish and English in Business Administration, Sports, Media, Social- and Health Care, Culture and Technology.

Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.00 / 6.00 Find out more about Arcada University of Applied Sciences
Helsinki Polytechnic Stadia

Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 6.50

10 most popular study destinations for students in Finland

  • I chose IELTS and I wouldn’t say it was a hard exam to take and pass, but it was definitely an interesting and advantageous experience, as I was able to improve my knowledge of the academic language that later on helped me in my studies, as it still does!

  • I took the IELTS test, which was challenging, but I really enjoyed preparing for it, as my level of English had significantly improved.

  • I have chosen IELTS, because it is cheaper and reflects more what you can deal with than how you can circle the grammar closed questions. I liked that test, because you can handle the topics of the two essays there as you wish.

  • More than 800 British Council test locations
  • Accepted by more than 9,000 institutions
  • More than 2.5 million tests taken last year

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