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Turku’s New Guide for Newcomers Launched

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Curious to find out everything Turku has to offer? International House Turku has now its very own Newcomer’s Guide!

This guidebook will give you answers to various questions regarding moving to Turku, living in Turku and working in Turku. You can read through the whole guide or choose a topic from the index to click right to your chosen subject.

Moving to’ section includes the topics of the Finnish Immigration Service, the Digital and Population Data Services Agency, Kela, banking and taxation. ‘Living in’ section includes housing, education services, language studies, health care, leisure time, multicultural organisations and getting around. ‘Working in’ section includes working life, workers’ rights, regulated professions and entrepreneurship.

As Turku’s Mayor Minna Arve says in her welcoming words, “As the oldest city of Finland multiculturality is strong in Turku’s DNA.”

Download the Guidebook from here!