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Welcome to Turku week 46: Life in Turku

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Are you ready to dive into the heart of Turku living? Join our Welcome to Turku program’s exciting next week focused on “Life in Turku.” Discover the ins and outs of this vibrant city while making lasting connections with fellow internationals!

Thematic Workshop: Life in Turku

Date: Monday 13.11.

Time: 1.30 pm – 4.15 pm

Location: International House Turku Hub (Linnankatu 31)

Customer Advisor Abdel Bettahar from International House Turku will share his knowledge on self-promotion in Turku at 2 pm. At 3.30 pm we will have other experts sharing their experiences in Turku and free discussion about our topics.

Ghost walk

Date: Monday 13.11.

Time: 4.30 pm – 5.30 pm

Meeting location: Turku City Theatre

Teemu Saarenpää from ForenSeek will take us on an uncanny journey covering dark tales from local history and some of our most haunted locations. Dress warmly!

Puhutaan suomea – Let’s speak Finnish practice group

Date: Wednesday 15.11.

Time: 4.30 pm – 6 pm

Location: International House Turku Hub (Linnankatu 31)

Come practice your Finnish in a supportive and relaxed environment, together with peers, experts by experience and native speakers. The participants will be divided into groups based on the level of their Finnish language skills. The topic of the week is Finnish culture and language.

Drop-in free of charge co-working space & peer support

Date: Friday 17.11.

Time: 12.30 pm – 3.30 pm

Location: International House Turku Hub (Linnankatu 31)

Drop by our working space and receive peer support (and coffee!) whilst working on your CV, integration plan or any other projects.

1:1 Coaching Sessions

(Various timeslots – bookings via email:

Extra curricular activities for the week include the following:

Piispisperjantai – International Coffee Morning

Date: Friday 17.11.

Time: 10 am – 12 pm

Location:  SparkUp, Silo (upstairs)