For international staff
Finland is among the best countries in the world according to many quality of life indicators, including being the happiest country in the world for the fourth consecutive year (2018-2023 by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network / World Happiness Report).
We are humble people, but dare to say we have one of the most advanced education systems in the world.
The Nordic values of equality and co-operation are rooted deeply into our society.
With high investments in R&D, a strong innovation culture, open data and advanced state of digitalization, we are a nation of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Gender equality, flexibility and low hierarchy are at the core of our Nordic working environment.
We are one of the world’s most reliable and stable nations with low levels of corruption and high level of social security, and safety.
Having four distinct seasons, clean air and thousands of lakes, we take good care of our unique environment.
Finnish language is known to be a bit on the complicated side, but don’t worry, we Finns are fluent in English, and have an international mindset.
We have wide and reliable transport networks, with Helsinki airport serving over 100 direct destinations.
Aalto University is where science and art meet technology and business. We are an international community of 20,000 bold thinkers who shape a sustainable future with education, research breakthroughs and innovative ideas and solutions. Join us in changing the world – we have many attractive career opportunities to offer.
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. Some examples are Experiencing Finland and Aalto Club events. In addition, we have collected tips and links for you to find the most suitable information.