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Experience Vaasa



Vasa Arbis Adult Education Centre is a Swedish language institute in Vaasa, which offers a wide range of non-formal adult education. Arbis courses are open to everyone, and they are mainly held in the evening time. Arbis provides a variety of language courses which are accessible to non-Swedish speakers. You are also welcome to participate in other courses where knowledge of the Swedish language is not a requirement. If you are interested in e.g. arts and crafts, music, dance or cooking, please contact for more information. You can also make enquiries in person at Vasa Arbis.   

Are you employed by the City of Vaasa? If so, you can attend some language courses free of charge (Swedish, Finnish or English - but not your mother tongue). You can register online, by telephone or in person at Vasa Arbis. Please clarify that you a City of Vaasa employee. 


Current information


Our academic year is coming to an end. Our 2016-’17 courses are now over and Arbis will be closed 23.6-31.7.2017.
You can register for 2017-’18 courses online, by telephone or in person, starting from August 17th (registration by telephone 6pm – 7pm, 17.8.2017). Our course brochure will be published in the beginning of August.


For more information about language courses, please contact or or telephone (06) 325 3506, (06) 325 3503 or (06) 325 3504. Please note that the number of participants is limited on most courses and that once you have registered you are liable to pay the course fee.



Vasa Arbis
Kirkkopuistikko 15
65100 Vaasa