Turku and Southwest Finland

Where work and life balance.

About Southwest Finland

Find your place in Southwest Finland, connect with important networks and enjoy the world-class work-life balance.

Turku, the oldest city in Finland, provides an exceptional environment for international professionals to advance their careers. A safe society, ample free time, clean environment, short commutes – what's not to like?

Dive into new opportunities!

Southwest Finland in numbers


prefer to stay

A clear majority of university students in Turku would like to stay in the region after graduation.


minute commutes

Thanks to the compact city centre, it never takes long to get to work or school by bicycle.


carbon neutral

The City of Turku has set a goal of being carbon neutral by 2029, when the city turns 800 years old.

Southwest Finland in a nutshell


The Turku region is a fantastic place for any tech or ICT professional
hoping find the perfect balance between life and work, fulfillment and relaxation.

If you are a tech talent either already in Finland or abroad,
take a look at what opportunities are available to you,
and find your future in the Turku region!

Tech Jobs in Turku, Spring 2024

Working in Southwest Finland

Build your career in Turku and Southwest Finland

In addition to the traditionally strong maritime and tech sectors, the Turku region is a major player in the experience industry, health solutions, and clean innovations.

Find your future in Southwest Finland:

  1. Job openings
  2. Three reasons to choose Southwest Finland
  3. Get to know the cities
Two people smiling and writing on a whiteboard
Find your dream job!


An entrepreneur´s guide for setting up life and business in Finland

“Living in Finland for 13 years, I’ve witnessed a significant transformation in how internationals and expat entrepreneurs are supported within the ecosystem,” says our guest blogger Timea Gál Jäger.

April 16, 2024

Follow us



Boost your career with EURES! – Jobs in ICT and Business

With this event, EURES aims to connect jobseekers/ job changers from EU/EEA countries and employers from the ICT and Business sector across Europe.

April 17, 2024

SHIFT Business Festival 2024

SHIFT Business Festival 29.-30.5.2024 in Turku, Finland.

April 3, 2024

Work in Finland online event: Find your happiness and career in Finland

Includes city highlights – Helsinki / capital region, Turku, Tampere, and Oulu

April 29, 2024

Take the next step!

More information on the practical side of your future in Southwest Finland:




Read more

Work in Finland

The official Finnish website for international talent and domestic companies looking to recruit from abroad.

Visit Turku

Find things to do, places to stay, and events to enjoy.

International House

Counselling and guidance services for international newcomers.

Networks and communities

Connect with locals and fellow expatriates to gain valuable insights, guidance, and referrals!