Briefly in English

Kankaanpää Institute is a private folk community college without any ideological background. The institute is located in the Kankaanpää municipality.

Kankaanpää Institute’s mission is
• to respond to the needs of society by training professionals in instruction and leadership
• to provide with skills in the wide and interesting culture
• to prepare students for further studies, professions based on handicrafts skills as well as for hobbies
• to offer its knowledge and skills for the development of affairs of the clients


Kankaanpään Institute provides a wide variety of different kinds of vocational education and training.


Upper Secondary vocational education and training
• Vocational Qualification in Crafts and Design, Artisan, Study Program in Handicraft Design and Production
• Vocational Qualification in Youth and Leisure Instruction

Vocational supplementary training
• Specialist Qualification in Management

• Assistant in Educational Institutions
• Further Qualification in Special Needs Instruction for Children and Young People
• Quality trainings
• Memory trainings
• Further Qualification for Entrepreneurs
• Specialist Qualification in Business Management

Liberal adult education trainings
• Handicrafts Instructor
• Architecture
• Handicrafts and Arts for the well-being
• Handicrafts and Pedagogy Instructor
• Interior Decoration and Design

Other trainings
• Short trainings in Instruction, Well-being and Pedagogy
• Open University Studies
• Summer Courses


Studying at Kankaanpään Institute

Kankaanpää Institute is surrounded with a stunning lake scenery only a five-minute-walk from the town center. We provide our students with meals as well as accommodation in comfortable and well-equipped double rooms. We offer adult education and studies that are tailored especially for Your needs, individual freedom and environment.