OFFICE TELEPHONE NUMBER
Jaana Alho: Office Manager. (Finnish, English)
Tel. +358 (2) 560 7750
E-mail: opisto (at) lansisuomenopisto.fi
Aino Voipion tie 30, 32700, Huittinen
Sami Malinen: Principal. (Finnish, English, French). Tel +358 (0)2 560 7757
Maxim Ipatov: Deputy-Principal. (Russian, Finnish, English). Tel. +358 (0)2 560 7752
Evan Schoombie: Performing Arts Director. (English, Italian). Tel. +358 (0)2 560 7753
Laёtitia Malinen: Service Manager. (French, Finnish, English). Tel. +358 (0)2 5607754
Erkka Raittila: Administrative Assistant. (Finnish, English). Tel +358 (0)2 5607751
To contact any of our staff or teachers please use the following e-mail address format: firstname.lastname(at)lansisuomenopisto.fi
Our partners in Ukraine:
Інститут міжнародної академічної та наукової співпраці
HOW TO GET TO WEST FINLAND COLLEGE FROM TAMPERE OR HELSINKI:
Distance from Huittinen:
• Tampere 77 km
• Helsinki 180 km
Public transport is good in Finland and it is easy to reach the College by bus from the Tampere or Helsinki/Vantaa airports.
You can find timetables and prices on the following web sites: http://www.matkahuolto.fi/en/ or www.onnibus.com
Note that If you have a student card you might get 50% discount (foreign student cards are not always accepted). Have cash available for the bus ticket as they don´t accept debit cards, only cash and credit cards.
From Helsinki/Vantaa airport:
Once you leave the Arrivals terminal at Helsinki airport, go to Helsinki city center by train or Finnair shuttle or even with a regular bus.
The Finnair shuttle stops at the main railway station in Helsinki. From there it is a 5 minute walk to the Helsinki bus station, called KAMPPI. From there, take a direct bus to Huittinen (That is where the college is located.). The bus destination might be Pori or Rauma (via Huittinen). The destination is usually written on the front of the bus. The bus ride from Helsinki to Huittinen is about 3 hours.
You must get off at the bus station in Huittinen. The bus station is also the taxi rank. When you get here, take a taxi asking for "Länsi-Suomen Opisto" (West Finland College). The trip costs about 14 EUR and lasts almost 10 minutes. The college is 4 km from the centre.
If you arrive with Onnibus, you will get off at Huittinen ABC. The college is 2.2 km from there.
You can call a taxi: Juha Kutila: +358 (0)400 578744 or Taxi station: +358 (0)2 106466