Specialty Training in Medicine and Dentistry
The Path to Specialty Training in Medicine or Dentistry in Finland
If you are interested in Specialty Training in Medicine or Dentistry in Finland, your first step is to become a licensed doctor or a dentist in Finland. To do this, you must contact the National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health (VALVIRA). Please also note that specialty training in Finland requires a good command of the Finnish language: there are no opportunities to train in English. If you fill the prerequisites (license + Finnish skills), you can find out more about the application process in Opintopolku by searching with the appropriate keywords: 'erikoislääkärikoulutus' or 'erikoishammaslääkärikoulutus'.