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Selected Websites for this area

Business & Economy

Helsinki Times: Business
This independent weekly newspaper covering news and events in Finland was the first weekly newspaper that started presenting news and articles in the English language.

Official Portal of Finland
Provides a superb overview of life in Finland, focusing on business, lifestyle, news and event information. The site also features a blog section maintained by several entrepreneurs. Finland Business News
A dedicated section on the website focused on recent business developments in Finland, and Scandinavia in general.

Helsinki Office Space
Find available office space in Helsinki and throughout Finland with the free office finder service of


The Finnish Association for Nature Conservation
This non-government organisation works towards the promotion of sustainable production and consumption patterns, as well as the protection of Finland's biodiversity.

METSO Forest Biodiversity Programme
This nine-year programme aims to establish a stable condition in Southern Finland's forest ecosystems. The website contains information on conservation schemes, habitat descriptions, as well as factsheets.
The official website of Finland's environmental administration, with focus on nature conservation, water resource management and environmental protection.

Science & Education

Academy of Finland
Expert organisation on research funding, providing detailed information on how to find funding opportunities, how to apply and report the use of funding. The website includes a directory of ongoing programs.

The University of Helsinki
The University of Helsinki is the oldest and largest university in Finland with the widest range of disciplines available. Around 35,000 students are currently enrolled in the university which is spread across eleven faculties and eleven research institutes.

Arts & Creative

The Finnish National Theatre
Founded in 1872, the Finnish National Theatre is located in the capital city of Helsinki and is the world's oldest theatre with performances in the Finnish language.

Museum of Art and Design
Founded in 1873, the Museum of Art and Design is a national museum that also features a world-class exhibition centre. In addition to its permanent collections, the museum hosts several special exhibitions each year. The extensive archives and database contains detailed information on Finnish designers and all areas of Finnish design.

Exploring the Region

Visit Finland
Find out about Finland and its main attractions, where to go, what to do and where to sleep. The site has an interactive section, allowing you to bookmark things you think you will need for your trip.

Hel Looks
Discover Finland's capital city through its street fashion. A very modern look at Helsinki's young and beautiful, with photographs from events, festivals, parks and squares.

Iguide - Finland
Finland Travel Guide featuring a wide selection of travel videos, maps, and pictures.