Overview, mission and values    

Kainuun Opisto is a learning institution and adult education centre that is open to all and offers many opportunities. The college is located in Mieslahti, Paltamo, in the midst of the culture and landscape of Kainuu. Views over Lake Oulujärvi and blue forested hills soothe the eyes and inner self, making the college a peaceful and comfortable venue for meetings, training, and celebrations. The work of Kainuun Opisto is driven by a broad base of Christian humanist values. You can apply using an electronic form.

Premises
We offer meeting and training services, reception facilities, accommodation, and food services for companies and organizations. The college can offer, on request, the right setting for accommodation and meals, or for holidays, to tour groups and individual tourists.  We also provide a venue for summer camps.

Auditorium, 70 persons (100/20 Mbps broadband access, WLAN) - Meeting rooms, 10 - 200 persons - Hobby workspaces - A new computer class, 17 persons - Dining room, 90 persons - Reception room, 200 persons - Group work room - Gymnasium - Fireplace room - Outdoor barbecue

Accommodation
Main building: accommodation for 52 persons - en-suite shower and toilet facilities - 6 double rooms with disabled facilities- wireless internet in rooms

Hostel building: accommodation for approx.  60 persons - shared social spaces (available in summer)

Education
At Kainuun Opisto you can pursue basic education studies and earn a basic education certificate. Our basic education study lines include tenth grade, basic education for immigrants, and basic education preparatory training for immigrants, which is suitable for those with weak reading or writing skills.

Leisure
Posti-Kalle 15 km hiking trail, lighted jogging track/ski trail, beach (2 km), volleyball, badminton, basketball, table tennis, billiards.
Also nearby are the Vuokatti, Paljakka and Ukkohalla ski slopes and ski resorts, and golf courses at Kajaani, Vuokatti and Metelinniemi, Paltamo.

Mission statement
Kainuun Opisto organizes general education and vocational training; provides support, inspiration, and services for hobbies; and provides guidance in further learning and active citizenship.

Values
Our values ​​are pietism, Kainuu virtues, balanced and active citizenship, and a safe culture and environment.

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