Tampere - Best for You - Attractive and Well-Known City for International Experts
Tampere City's International Talent Attraction and Migration service
branch supports the settlement of international experts in the region,
encourages employers to utilize international experts for business
growth, and steers job seekers with an immigrant background towards open
labour markets. The aim of the International Talent Attraction and
Migration service is to attract international experts from abroad, to
strengthen the international brand of Tampere in the eyes of the
competent work force, and to promote the development of services for
Who Are the International Experts?
highly skilled immigrants
spouses of immigrants arriving in Finland
immigrants entering Finland on humanitarian grounds
Strategic Programme on International Talent Attraction and Migration 2019–2024
Services Provided by the Tampere City's International Talent Attraction and Migration Service Branch
The International Tampere Skills Centre aims to speed up the employment
of immigrants by bringing together services that promote integration.
The International Tampere Skills Centre also aims to develop educational
paths and support measures for immigrants. This also enables
multidisciplinary cooperation and a range of services that support the
employment and guidance for the training of immigrants in Tampere.
Mainio offers multilingual information and guidance services for all
immigrants who wish to seek information and advice in their own language
on different topics of everyday life. Customers are served in 16
different languages by advisors, all of whom also speak Finnish.
The International Tampere Hub promotes international awareness of the
Tampere region, brings together services aimed at companies and
international experts on a one-stop-shop basis, and develops
international partnership networks and cooperation between the higher
education institutes and the business networks.
Other Services Available for International Experts
The Target project operates as part of the International Tampere Skills
Centre’s activities. The focus of the project is on immigrants with
special needs (including asylum seekers). The project focuses on
developing learning assessments, developing tools to identify specific
support needs, and to assess work and study abilities, and to develop
student mentoring / tutor activities as well as guidance for the right
educational pathways. In addition, the goal is to develop digital tools
to support integration and employment.
The City of Tampere is promoting services and encouraging international background entrepreneurs in their business activity by organizing Pop-up info desk at Tribe Tampere. The Pop-up info desk offers advice, guidance or practical help on business matters every Wednesday from 12:00 to 16:00.
Startup Refugees in a non-profit voluntary network which supports,
asylum seekers, refugees and immigrants to find a job or start an own
company in Finland. Startup Refugees has already offered more than 700
jobs in the last 3 years. In our Match made in Startup Refugees online
tool you can create your own CV and tell us which kind of jobs you are
looking for. Contact us for more information and we will tell you more!
Head of Employment ProgramKaisu Keisala-Kaseja
Tel. 044 231 0804