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International staff guide

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Moving to Finland – For families and spouses

Moving to Finland? Here you can learn more about practicalities.


About Finland

From here you can learn everything from immigration formalities to useful links for settling into life in Finland and at Aalto University.

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Arrival check list

This page provides information on practices necessary for entering and starting your stay in Finland.

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Living in Finland

On this page you find information on practical issues concerning moving to Finland, such as about social security, taxation and opening a bank account.


Working at Aalto

Aalto University provides an inspiring and supportive working environment and a diverse professional community to work with.


Socialising and recreation

Having social networks helps you feel at home! Aalto University organises many events and other possibilities for international staff and their families to meet and mingle and thus hopefully settle in smoothly. In addition, we have collected tips and links for you to find the most suitable