Careers at Aalto

Why Finland?

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

Finland is a great place for living with or without family. It is a safe, politically stable and well-organized Nordic society, where equality is esteemed very high and corruption very low.

Extensive social security ensures basic security for people in all situations in life, and free high quality education system is acknowledged worldwide.

In Finland, a low level of hierarchy is considered a strong characteristic and that goes for working life as well.

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About Finland

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About Helsinki & the Metropolitan Area

Practicalities of living in Finland

Why come to Finland?

Need more proof? Check Statistics Finland ( 

See also

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Human Resource (HR) services contact details

Contact details to Human Resources (HR) services for Joint University services as well as for HR units at Schools and Departments.

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International mobility of our staff index

International mobility of our staff index

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Practical issues upon moving

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

Careers at Aalto
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Incoming International Staff

On this page read more on inviting incoming international staff. The receiving department or unit HR will take care of preparing a Hosting Agreement for the incoming person.

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