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Welcome to Tampere – Services for international newcomers

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

This is Tampere

Watch the introduction video here! Production by Videotiiviste.
Talent Tampere Crowd of people on the steps of Tampere Theatre Photo by Petri Kivinen

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.


Talent Tampere Hämeenkatu in summer by Laura Vanzo

Tampere Region

A short introduction into the wider Tampere region, or Pirkanmaa in Finnish, of over 500 000 inhabitants and 22 municipalities.
Talent Tampere TAMK students networking by Opa Latvala

Finnish Education

Finland consistently ranks very high in the PISA international student assessment programme, thanks to its high-quality, free and universal education.
Talent Tampere Rajaportti sauna by Laura Vanzo

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.
Talent Tampere Gegwen Getaways Huskysafari by Laura Vanzo

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!
Talent Tampere - Winter Tampere November by Laura Vanzo

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.
Talent Tampere Guests in suite Lapland Hotel Tampere by Laura Vanzo

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.
Talent Tampere Pyynikki beach in summer by Laura Vanzo

Spouses & Family life

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

The Migration Info Centre Mainio, is a multi-lingual information and guidance centre dedicated to help you get started in Tampere.
Talent Tampere Girl by lake Nasijarvi by Laura Vanzo

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


Talent Tampere Rekrytori talents by Laura Vanzo

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.
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Startup Tampere and Startup Residence Permit

The decision to start your own business is a huge one, but it is always a good idea to investigate all the possibilities.
Talent Tampere Rekrytori TREDU stand by Laura Vanzo

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.
Talent Tampere - Happy father holding a baby on Viikinsaari island with Hopealinjat ferry behind them, by Laura Vanzo

Work-life balance

Weeks of paid holidays annually. Sounds too good to be true? Finns take their work and free time very seriously.
Talent Tampere Amin Bakht a real Tampere person

Tampere, Finland – a place to put down roots

Lighting Artist Amin Bakht was a part of the team behind the special effects for the Finnish blockbuster movie The Unknown Soldier. Read Amin's full interview here.
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Business Mentoring

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

Studying & Research

Talent Tampere TAMK students working in laboratory

Universities 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.
Talent Tampere TUT Students celebrating Vappu 2017 by Laura Vanzo

Studying in Tampere

Tampere is the most wanted student city among Finns. Almost every fifth person you come across in Tampere is a student.
Talent Tampere Metso main library Laura Vanzo

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.
Talent Tampere TUT Researcher at work by Opa Latvala

Services for Researchers

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

Student Ambassadors

Meet the Student Ambassadors - the links between the university and the community.
Talent Tampere Tampere Ambassador Sarah Laaru

Talent Tampere Mentoring programme

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


Talent Tampere Tampere talo Happy meeting by OlliPekka Latvala

City of Networks

Talent Tampere is more than just an organisation - it's a network of organisations, companies, municipal and governmental actors, talents and talent attractors.
Talent Tampere - Six international talents posing for the camera at the International Gender Equality Prize award ceremony, by Laura Vanzo.

How to start building your networks in Tampere?

Here are a few Talent Tampere tips for talents beginning their networking process in the Tampere region.
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Tampere Ambassador Network

If you feel love for Tampere and you would like to participate in the internationalisation and business development of the region, this is your chance to do it!

Talent Boost Summit 2019

The Talent Boost Summit is an annual gathering of talent attraction professionals, TAM stakeholders and the talents themselves.
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Talent Tampere Newsletter for Talents

Click here to subscribe for our renewed newsletter.
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