Visiting schools and daycare centers in Tampere

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Tampere is the third biggest city by population and the signpost of educational development in Finland. Visiting our schools and kindergartens is a highlight for many international visitors interested in the Finnish success in PISA studies. 

Schools mainly welcome visits between September and November, as well as between January and April. August is dedicated to starting the new academic year while December and May have a lot of exams and other end of term special activities. In June and July all schools and preschools are closed and only a small selection of kindergartens are open.

In order to visit a basic education school or a daycare center in Tampere, please email us and tell us about your interests, preferred dates, group size, your organisation and the professional background of your group. You can make wishes as to which school or daycare center you want to visit. However, it cannot be guaranteed that you will be able to visit any specific center requested.

For visits to basic education schools, please contact [email protected]
For visits to early childhood education, please contact [email protected]


Half day visit, max 3 hours

  • 1-10 persons 400€ 
  • 11-20 persons 600€ 

Half day visit (max 3 hours) + expert presentation

  • 1-10 persons 700€
  • 11-20 persons 900€

Full day visit (max 6 hours) + expert presentation 

  • 1-10 persons 800€
  • 11-20 persons 1100€

A value added tax (VAT) of 24% will be added to all prices.

Please note

The fees are per visit per school, meaning that if you visit multiple schools or daycare centers during the same day, you will be charged for each visit separately.

The visits fees are not charged if the visit involves a reciprocal agreement or is a part of an operation between twin cities.

Most schools and daycare centers are not able to accommodate more than 20 visitors at a time. That's why groups of more than 20 visitors must split up to different schools / daycare centers.

If the visitors want to have lunch at the school/daycare center, it is included in the price, but has to be arranged beforehand.

If you need an invitation letter, we can only send you one after the full payment of the visit has been paid. The invitation letter is only written for the days of your school visit. The invitation letter does not guarantee an accepted visa application. If your visa application is not accepted, the payment for the school visit will not be returned.

Erasmus+ visits

Please note that we do not coordinate Erasmus+  partner searches, traineeships, or visits. If you are interested in job shadowing or a partnership with a school, you can search for a suitable partner for example on the European School Education Platform, via the Finnish National Agency for Education, or contact the school you're interested in directly.

Updated 17.11.2023