Why Study Finnish? Because it is a very cool language! Enjoy a small classroom setting, fun extracurricular activities, and exciting study abroad options.
Learning Finnish is actually easier than you think as the language follows its internal logic very consistently. Finnish has, for example, only three-ish irregular verbs. Finnish is a gender-neutral language with only one word for she and he. There are crazy compound words – kuumailmapallolentolahjakortti is ‘a gift certificate for a hot air balloon flight.’
There are significant populations of Finnish speakers in Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, and Washington. According to the UN World Happiness Report in 2022, and preceding years, Finland is the happiest country in the world. Finland is a Nordic welfare state that has been ranked (among others) the world’s safest, most socially progressive, and most literate country. Finland is also famous for its high-quality education system, design & architecture, metal music, mobile technology, Angry Birds... Need we say more?