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!


Research project explores the local experiences and ecosystems of international talents 

HIWE, a two-year Business Finland funded research project, has released its first findings.

September 27, 2023

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Welcome to Turku! event / Insta Walk

Join us for a walking tour along the Aura river, learn some local history and take great photos!

September 29, 2023

Revvity Health Tech Hackathon

Are you ready to revolutionize the world of health tech? Here’s your chance to showcase your skills, collaborate with industry experts, and win up to 5000€ in prizes!

August 30, 2023

Digimesh training: Get recognized effectively in LinkedIn

Learn practical tips and tricks on how to improve your LinkedIn profile and online presence.

September 26, 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!