Henkilö lukee kirjaa ja nauraa. Edessä toisen opiskelijan käsi.

Forerunner since 1899

The Adult Education Centre of the Tampere Region is a free adult education institution maintained by the City of Tampere, operating in the Tampere and Ylöjärvi areas. Tampere Adult Education Centre is the oldest and one of the largest adult education centres in Finland.

At the Adult Education Centre, you can study theoretical subjects, health promotion from wellbeing to physical activity, handicrafts, art and languages.

In addition to the courses, we also organise general-audience lectures open to everyone and free of charge.

The Adult Education Centre’s offices are located in Sampola in Tampere, at the Sara Hildén Academy and in Ylöjärvi at the Valo Education Centre.

15 000

students in a year


courses arranged in a year

Register online

Feel free to register for a course anytime online.

Tampere Adult Education Centre has been granted funding from the European Union and the Finnish National Agency for Education for the Erasmus+ project, enabling staff to participate in international mobility and training courses in EU countries. Staff mobilities contribute to the development and enhancement of the organization's quality, promoting international collaboration and employee well-being.
Additional information:
Marianne Laakso
040 806 2362
Updated 3.4.2024