Päivi Nerg congratulated the new citizens of Finland and reminded attendees that gaining citizenship is not easy, requiring severa
Based on the suggestions made by the residents of Turku, the City of Turku has appointed Berhan Ahmadi as the year’s New Citizen o
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The number of arrivals in Finland has decreased during the winter, which is why it has become possible
We must not refrain from asking difficult questions, but at the same time we must not give in to violence, derision and fear.
Aydin Yilmaz moved to Finland in the 2000s from the Kurdish region of Turkey.
This survey is aimed at you if you have moved to Finland and the Turku region from another country to either study or work.
Study and Stay in Turku career event was arranged on 10 November 2021. If you missed it, you can watch the recording of the event and hear insipiring stories from international alumni who have made their careers in Finland!
The theme of our November webinar is: How to find your way in the happiest country in the world! Mental health when moving to a new country and ways to start networking. We all know that moving to a new country can be very challenging, particularly one with as cold, dark winter months as Finland. However, one of the best ways to settle in your new home is by reaching out and expanding your network. Join us as we talk about making connections and protecting our mental health.
The closing event of the LUMODI project is the Futures Workshop: “Nature, well-being and integration“.
It will take place on 16 November 2021 at the Turku Main Library, Studio (Linnankatu 2, Turku), from 17:00 to 19:00. Registration by 10 November 2021 (sending an email with dietary restrictions to firstname.lastname@example.org).
Are you new in Turku and wondering where to get started? Or are you an international talent who is considering moving here in the near future? We welcome you to our information and networking events, organised by the City of Turku and Turku Science Park Ltd. All internationals are welcome to participate!
The Empower Wednesday welcomes all international talents wishing to know more about topics such as Finnish working culture, starting your own business, and tips for job-seeking. We also offer networking, peer support, and inspirational success stories.
Fill in your information in the Finentry service. By using Finentry, you can quickly enter Finland at the border and be directed to free coronavirus testing in Finland if necessary. Once you have filled in your information in Finentry, you do not need to queue at the port or airport for a mandatory health examination.
How should I act in a coronavirus situation? How do I use a cloth face mask? What does self-isolation mean? Instructions in Albanian, Arabic, Bosnian, English, Kurdish, Persian, French, Swedish, Somali, Finnish, Russian, and Estonian.
The latest information and the most recent advice about coronavirus (COVID-19). News page will be updated daily or as often as it is necessary. There is an option to translate the page into your own language via Google Translate service.
In Finland, the coronavirus epidemic affects everyday life in many ways. Finnish authorities have released useful information on the topic in different languages. Check out information and links on Info Finland website.
Approximately 1,000 courses are published in the Finnishcourses.fi service every year. There are almost 50 education organisers involved who offer Finnish language courses that are open for everyone. The service has now been rebuilt.
Five-year-old children born in 2013 will be provided with free-of-charge early childhood education in Turku as part of a trial programme for the entire year running from 1 August 2018 to 31 July 2019.
The ideas of the Reformation came to revolutionise Central Europe in the early 1500s. These new teachings arrived first into Turku and spread from there to other parts of the country. Mikael Agricola, the Bishop of Turku, was the most prominent reformer in Finland. He was the father of written Finnish and made his life’s work in Turku.
Manual is a short introduction to Finnish culture and society. We hope You will enjoy it!
Starting a job in a new country may be challenging and raise many questions: how am I expected to behave at the workplace, what are my rights and responsibilities and how will I adjust to the work community?
Your First Finnish Friend is a WhatsApp campaign by Infopankki, a multilingual website providing information to people who have just moved to Finland. Every weekday in September and October you’ll receive a message about the most important things you should know about Finland: language, health, transportation, work and leisure.