Recognition of foreign diplomas in Åland
For more detailed information on this read the section Recognition of foreign qualifications in Finland.
If you move to Åland with a diploma you may need to apply to have your diploma or education made equivalent with a corresponding education in Åland/Finland. You can contact the education department at the Government of Åland for recognition of a foreign diploma. In the case of health care occupations, you should contact Valvira, who make decisions on the right to practice your profession within health care. You can contact Ålands Gymnasium for validation. Validation can result in a diploma or a partial diploma.
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NB! If you have questions regarding the processing of a specific case or application, or other personal matters, please contact the relevant authority directly.