Why Turku and Finland?

Turku region is located in the southwestern Finland and is a home for 320,000 people. Turku is a former capital and a major urban area in Finland. The city has a rich cultural history and is the gateway to a most beautiful archipelago. Turku is a leading hub for technological development and economic growth.

Turku is on the New York Times list of 52 places to experience in 2021. The city was chosen from over 2000 reader proposals as the only Finnish city to be included.  Learn more about Turku!

In global rankings, Finland is evaluated as the most innovative, stable, and happiest country in the world. Finland’s world-class education system forms the foundation of the country’s success, helping it find solutions to local and global challenges.