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

Tech Jobs in Turku

Check out the latest available tech jobs!

These positions are a great opportunity for international talents in the region,
as they do not require you to know Finnish or Swedish.

Tech Jobs in Turku

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
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Find your dream job!


Try out language learning service Kielibuusti and give feedback

Kielibuusti is a national Talent Boost development project run by five universities and financed by the Ministry of Education and Culture.

November 20, 2023

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Creative Industries Entrepreneurship and Career Coaching starts 11.1.2024

Creve is the nationally operating creative industry business service and entrepreneurship learning environment of Humak University of Applied Sciences. You can participate in its events as an entrepreneur, artist, student, job seeker, or employed individual.

November 13, 2023

StartingUp workshops

The StartingUp workshop, aimed at aspiring startup entrepreneurs, will take your idea forward.

November 13, 2023

International Pikkujoulu by IWWOF & MiB

Join the pikkujoulu to overcome the November darkness!

November 17, 2023

Take the next step!

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




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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!