Työväenopisto

The Finnish Adult Education Centre of the City of Pietarsaari (Pietarsaaren suomenkielinen työväenopisto) organizes evening, daytime and weekend courses for adults. We have a variety of classes with plenty of dates and times for you to choose from. There are also free lectures on various topics. The language of instruction is mostly in Finnish, but there are some classes in simple Finnish or in English.

We also organize Finnish for foreigners courses if you want to learn more Finnish. For more information about the courses in Työväenopisto, please contact our office. Contact information is down below.

Opistotalo at Runebergsgatan 1. Most of our arts and crafts courses are held in Opistotalo.

The office is located in Koulukatu 25–27 A, in Strengberg building. You can contact us by either calling the office, emailing us or visiting us at the office.
Office hours are from Monday to Friday from 09.00–12.00 and 13.00–16.00.
Office is closed between 12.00 and 13.00 during lunch break.

Office at Skolgatan 25–27 A.

Subjects taught at Työväenopisto are:

  • languages
  • cooking
  • arts
  • crafts
  • music
  • dance
  • sports
  • literature
  • social sciences
  • ICT
  • health and wellbeing 

Classes usually run once a week for 1–4 hours. Courses are held in different areas around the city. The courses are found on https://www.uusi.opistopalvelut.fi/pietarsaari/

Contact us

Pietarsaaren suomenkielinen työväenopisto

Pietarsaaren suomenkielinen työväenopisto

Culture, Culture and Leisure time, Workers' institute

tyovaenopisto@pietarsaari.fi

044 785 1256

Carina Wikman

Carina Wikman

Course Secretary

Culture, Workers' institute

carina.wikman@jakobstad.fi

044 785 1256

Päivi Rosnell

Päivi Rosnell

Head of Culture and Leisure | Principal, Pietarsaaren suomenkielinen työväenopisto

Culture, Workers' institute

paivi.rosnell@jakobstad.fi

044 785 1249

Anne Hepomäki

Anne Hepomäki

Textile Teacher, Pietarsaaren suomenkielinen työväenopisto

Culture, Workers' institute

anne.hepomaki@jeppis.fi

044 785 1332