Welcome to International Tampere!

This page combines all the necessary information and contacts for companies and international jobseekers.

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Welcome to Tampere – Services for international newcomers

Welcome home! The International HUB Tampere is here to help you get started!

This is Tampere

Tampere is warm-hearted and straightforward.

About Tampere, Finland

During over 200 years Tampere has developed from an industrial town into a modern centre of high technology and a gathering of theatre and study.


Finnish Education

Finland consistently ranks very high in the PISA international student assessment programme, thanks to its high-quality, free and universal education.

Finnish Society

Finland is a safe and corruption free country up in the north. We take our democracy and freedoms very seriously. Here is a quick intro into Finnish governance.

Activities in Tampere

Tampere offers plenty of activities all through the year - regardless of weather or season. Have a look what the city region has in store for you!

Permits and Practicalities

If you plan on working and staying in Tampere, Finland for an extended period of time, you have to officially sort out a few things.

Housing Services

There is a wide variety of housing options from both public and private markets. Check the list to see which one suits you the best.

Spouses & Family life

Click here to learn more about what actions are being taken to help researchers' family and spouse integration in Tampere.

Initial guidance from Migration Info MAINIO

The Migration Info Centre Mainio, is a multi-lingual information and guidance centre dedicated to help you get started in Tampere.

10 reasons why Finland is a good country to thrive in

Tampere Ambassador Andruta Ilie writes about her experiences about Finland, Finns and how she has personally seen the Land of the Thousand Lakes


Work-life balance

Weeks of paid holidays annually. Sounds too good to be true? Finns take their work and free time very seriously.

Professional opportunities in the Tampere Region

The Tampere region is growing and developing, and so are the opportunities it holds. Here is an introduction to the current Finnish job market.

Professional checklist for job seekers

Do you have questions about how employers evaluate job applicants and on which they are focusing on when selecting candidates? This list may help you get started.

Strengthening the international Tampere Region: jobs for talents, talents for companies

The City of Tampere is investing in international top-talent attraction, improving immigrant employment and opening the labour market globally.

Talent Tampere on LinkedIn – Boosting business with international talents

Click to redirect to the Talent Tampere LinkedIn page - a network of some 3000 talents and experts.

Employability Guide for International Jobseekers (PDF file)

This information package is aimed at international jobseekers and students looking for a job or an internship. Click here to download the latest version of the Employability Guide (12/19).



The decision to start your own business is a huge one, but it is always a good idea to investigate all the possibilities.

Business Mentoring

Talent Tampere networks organise and facilitate different events and pilots for immigrant entrepreneurs. Click here for more info.


Studying in Tampere

Whether you are looking to pursue professional goals or your academic vision, we have the right place for you. In Tampere almost every fifth person is a student.

Hidden Gems

Have you followed your beloved one to Finland? The Hidden Gems programme is offered to all partners of international employees at the Tampere University. The programme aims at facilitating the employment and full integration of the spouses into the Finnish society.

Services for Students

The new Tampere University will have more centralised capabilities to assist and facilitate all sorts of students from all fields of study.

Working at Tampere Universities

On January 1st in 2019 the activities, personnel, students, assets and services of the two universities will be transferred to the new Tampere University.

Student Ambassadors

Meet the Student Ambassadors - the links between the university and the community.

International Talents Mentoring Programme

Mentoring offers an easy way to develop intercultural competencies and expertise in the global workmarkets. Click here for more info.