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The European School of Helsinki (ESH) is accredited by the European Schools’ Network and is maintained by the Finnish government. It has a two-year nursery cycle, a five-year primary cycle and a seven-year secondary cycle.

ESH is unique within Finland in that its instruction is given in the three language sections of English, Finnish and French. In addition, ESH is located in the historical heart of Helsinki with excellent local facilities and services.

The European School of Helsinki follows the European Schools’ structure and syllabi. The leaving certificate of the school is the European Baccalaureate (EB) which is fully recognised in the European Union and a number of other countries (more info on EB exam).

You can find more information on the European Schools' system on www.eursc.eu.

Download School Brochure here.




Primary cycle video


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