Sport Institute of Finland (VIERUMAKI)

Finland

Vierumaki, the Sport Institute of Finland is a national coaching and training centre for sports and physical education.

It operates under the Ministry of Education and Culture and is run by Suomen Urheiluopiston Kannatusosakeyhtiö Ltd. Vierumaki develops, produces and markets high-quality coaching, training and education services both nationally and internationally.

The Sport Institute of Finland is also a liberal adult educational institution, which organises vocational and further education, as well as fee-based educational support services. As liberal adult education provider, the Sport Institute of Finland arranges, among others, versatile and high-quality leisure time sports courses to all age groups, as well as camps and tournaments together with sports clubs. Vierumäki provides also education leading to the Vocational Qualification of Physical Education.