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Are you preparing to take an IELTS test in or nearby 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.

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British Council - Finnish-British Society

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February 9, 2019 UKVI Academic February 22, 2019 GBP 200
February 14, 2019 Academic February 27, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 14, 2019 General Training February 27, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 23, 2019 Academic March 8, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
March 9, 2019 Academic March 22, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
British Council - Finnish-British Society (UKVI test location)

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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Test date Type Results by Test fee
February 9, 2019 UKVI Academic February 22, 2019 GBP 200
February 14, 2019 Academic February 27, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 14, 2019 General Training February 27, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 23, 2019 Academic March 8, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
March 9, 2019 Academic March 22, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
British Council - Finnish-British Society (UKVI test location)

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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Test date Type Results by Test fee
February 9, 2019 UKVI Academic February 22, 2019 GBP 200
February 14, 2019 Academic February 27, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 14, 2019 General Training February 27, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 23, 2019 Academic March 8, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
March 9, 2019 Academic March 22, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
Tallinn
83 km
British Council - Tallinn University Language Centre (UKVI test location)

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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March 9, 2019 UKVI Academic March 22, 2019 GBP 200
March 14, 2019 Academic March 27, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
March 23, 2019 Academic April 5, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
March 23, 2019 General Training April 5, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
April 6, 2019 Academic April 19, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
Valmiera
294 km
British Council - Valmiera State Gymnasium

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January 19, 2019 Academic February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
January 19, 2019 General Training February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 Academic February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 General Training February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 9, 2019 Academic February 22, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
Other test centres in or nearby Helsinki
  • Students International - St Petersburg
  • LT Pro - Saint Petersburg
  • LT Pro - Veliky Novgorod
  • Students International - St Petersburg (UKVI test location)
  • Students International - St Petersburg - Life Skills (UKVI test location)

About the city of Helsinki

There is one test location in Finland offered and certified by British Council and no test locations offered by IDP. The test fee specified for the exam locations above is indicative and can vary depending on test date, test location and test type. Please visit the test location website for most recent information.

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Study abroad in Helsinki and enjoy the welcoming and highly multicultural environment. A large number of international students, with this number continually increasing, 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.

There are several standardised English tests that you can take to proof your English level, such as the PTE (Pearson Test of English), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), CAE (Cambridge Advanced English) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System), offered by British Council and IDP. IELTS is the most popular of these tests, with British Council offering more than 500 test locations and being accepted by more than 9,000 organisations world-wide, for example at University of Helsinki.

Universities in Helsinki that accept the IELTS test

Hanken School of Economics
For over 100 years, Hanken School of Economics in Finland has shaped the future of many successful leaders. It 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).The education at Hanken is internationally well-known and appreciated. You can choose programmes on all levels, from Bachelor to PhD. With the research as the foundation for our teaching, we represent the Nordic type of business school. We take pride in being at the forefront of research in Economics, Finance, Management and Organisation, and Marketing.
Read more Close Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 7.00 Find out more about Hanken School of Economics
Humak University of Applied Sciences
Humak is the strongest expert and leading educator in the fields of humanities and pedagogy and cultural management in Finland. We operate through a nationwide network, which makes it possible to combine nationwide development with regional needs.
Read more Close Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 6.50 Find out more about Humak University of Applied Sciences
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.With some 2 400 degree students at our growing campus, we offer studies at both bachelor's and master's levels, as well as further studies and open studies, in a relaxed and charming international environment.At Arcada we believe that there is more to studying than just attending courses and taking exams. We want you to develop your academic and professional skills, and discover your potential by actively participating in the varied activities of a dynamic community composed of students and staff from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.
Read more Close Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.00 / 6.00 Find out more about Arcada 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. The Haaga campus degree programmes in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management both as full-time and multiform studies. The Malmi campus degrees programme in Business and night and multiform studies in Business and Information Technology. The Pasila campus degree programmes in Multilingual Management Assistants studies, Journalism, Business, Sales and Information Technology. In English-language Master’s degrees, the campus offers a degree programme in Tourism. The Porvoo campus offers degree programmes in Business and Tourism in Finnish, English and partially in Swedish! The Vierumäki campus offers Bachelor’s degree programmes in Sports and Leisure Management in Finnish and English.
Read more Close Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.00 / 6.00 Find out more about Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences
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.The University of Helsinki offers a wide range of Master’s Degree Programmes, taught entirely in English. The scope of our programmes is 120 ECTS credits, completed with two years of fulltime study. Some programmes are organised by the University of Helsinki along with other Finnish and foreign universities.Our Master’s Degree Programmes provide students a solid foundation for doctoral studies. All PhD programmes at the University of Helsinki can be carried out in English. Doctoral degrees are of a high quality and enjoy international recognition.
Read more Close Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 6.50 Find out more about University of Helsinki
HELBUS Helsinki School of Business
HELBUS is a private business school in Helsinki, Finland. In partnership with University of Northampton, it offers a quick and exciting pathway to Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Business. The programmes are delivered in Finland while being fully taught in English. They offers students the opportunity to develop the core skills and knowledge needed to pursue a career in international business.The HELBUS program is taught completely in English. Our visiting professors come from prestigious universities in nine countries and will challenge you to think globally. Students take an active part in the lessons thus developing their communication and presentation skills that employers highly value. Over 80 % of HELBUS professors hold a doctorate.
Read more Close Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.00 / 6.50 Find out more about HELBUS Helsinki School of Business
Aalto University
Be a Game Changer. Do you want to create something unique? Change the society, develop a new innovation – or a whole new industry? At Aalto University, we believe in curiosity and we encourage our students to explore the unknown and do things in a totally new way. We offer the highest level of education in business, art and design, architecture, and technology in Finland.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. Based in both Helsinki and Espoo, Aalto University students are able to take advantage of what the cities offer as well as being integrated into the biggest technology hub in the Nordic countries.
Read more Close Required IELTS test score (indication only): 5.50 / 7.00 Find out more about Aalto University
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration
Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 6.50
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
Helsinki Polytechnic Stadia
Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 6.50
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences is Finland’s largest university of applied sciences. We provide higher education in the fields of Business, Culture, Health Care & Social Services, and Technology. Metropolia offers 6 Bachelor's and 6 Master's degree programmes conducted in English. Application period for studies is once in a year.
Read more Close Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university Find out more about Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Laurea University of Applied Sciences
Laurea University of Applied Sciences operates on six campuses in the Greater Helsinki region in Finland. Studying in Laurea is practically 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, in which two you need to know Finnish language, and two Master's programmes in English.
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Visualize your Science
Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university Find out more about Visualize your Science
Diaconia University of Applied Sciences
Diak is Finland’s largest provider of UAS-level education in social work. We also offer education in health care, diaconia and interpreting. According to our students, studying at Diak gives them opportunities to make the world a better place and helps them find their calling and place in the world of work.
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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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