Passion for profession grows from the people, fields, forests, companies and the utterly entrepreneurial landscape of the South Ostrobothnia region in Finland. Start your journey here to discover what we can offer students and experts of education and work.


We are a regional education provider

  • Sedu operates in eight units in 14 study locations
  • provides education for more than 4000 full time students
  • offers continuing education or further training for 16 000 students
  • offers preparatory vocational education and training for young people
  • provides work for more than 500 staff members
  • offers broad-based vocational qualifications in several study fields

We are an international education provider

  • more than 200 students and 100 teachers or other staff members go on international exchange every year  
  • yearly about 190 incoming students and more than 100 staff members
  • international partner schools and other organisations in 29 countries
  • several international projects

We cooperate with

  • hundreds of companies in the framework of work-based learning
  • dozens of companies  and other organisations by offering them staff training and development services
  • the regional development organizations by participating actively their activities as partners and experts
  • other service providers in integration of immigrants by providing courses in the Finnish language
  • within employment sector by  providing employment training and career guidance