Special Education


The Department of Special Education (SE) was founded in 1948. Since 2007, it has been a discipline within the Department of Education. We are Finland's leading provider of university-level special education programmes, educating the majority of Finnish SE teachers and researchers.

 Our main tasks are:

  • educating teachers and other experts in the field of SE services
  • offering separate SE teacher diploma courses
  • carrying out special educational research and educating researchers

For further information in English, see the web pages of the Faculty of Education and Psychology