There is more information than ever before, and it is also more valuable than earlier. The City owns unique data related to the region of Turku in all areas of life.
By refining the data gathered, we want to increase understanding of mechanisms which exist in the background of things and phenomena. At the same time, we are able to produce valuable information to support the development of decision making and operations.
A faster link is a long-standing dream
A direct railway line between Helsinki and Turku has been planned since the 1970s. Back then, the Espoo-Lohja-Salo direct railway line was called the ELSA line. However, a decision to repair the current coastal railway (Rantarata) was made. In the early 2000s, the need for a high-speed rail link was once again brought up.
Do you want the One Hour Train to become reality? A decision to build the line will be made in spring 2019, so the time to use your voice is now!
- Participate in social media. Discuss the topic of the One Hour Train with the hashtag #tunninjuna. Our website includes lots of facts and material to be shared concerning the One Hour Train.
- Write an opinion piece in your local paper.
Ask for more. Ten reasons to support the One Hour Train.
- The One Hour Train waits for clearance to depart – the furthest advanced railway project is ready to be implemented. The high-speed rail link between Helsinki and Turku and a new direct railway line from Espoo to Salo via Vihti and Lohja can be constructed in stages starting from next year.
- The One Hour Train is the fastest climate action in Finland. Climate actions are needed now.
Starting from 1 August 2018, the client fee for all activity organised at 11.00 am–5.00 pm during the operating months of the Afternoon Club is 110 euros per month. For the activity organised at 11.00 am–3.00 pm, the fee is 92 euros per month. The Club fee covers instructed activities, materials, a snack, and an insurance. The fee is charged for each month that the child attends the Morning and Afternoon Clubs. For August, only half of the normal monthly fee is charged.
Starting a job in a new country can be challengind and raise questions: How should i behave at the workplace? How to adjust to the work community? What are my rights and responsibilities?
Luckily the Insitution of Occupational Health offers guides about working in Finland for Immigrants in 13 languages. Among other things, the guide provides advice on how to find a jod and information of the induction proces and the Finnish work culture.
Whether you are looking for a job during or after your studies, higher education institutes’ services and other public services help you find job offers and identify your own possibilities, interests and skills.
It is important that you have gathered some work experience during your study period, regardless if the job has been an internship position, a summer job, a part-time job or some other type of work project course. Practical experience gives you a lot for the future.
Northern Baltic’s most interesting city
Turku will turn respectable 800 years in 2029. This important year has also been chosen as the focal point for examining the City Strategy and Turku’s future. The celebration will agreeably take place in a city that is better managed and participatory, and has a healthy economy.
A City Strategy extending to 2029 has been compiled for Turku in broad cooperation, and it was accepted by Turku City Council on 23 June 2014. The updated version of the City Strategy was accepted by the City Council on 16 April 2018.
We challenge people to think about how they could increase the comfort of their local environment. Solving the issues related to everyday surroundings, requires crossadministrative work.
A new procedure model Great evereday environment (g.e.e.) is a procedure model, accompanied by walks, workshops and meetings. These workshops allow us to have a face-to-face conversation with the residents. In finland, for example, the issues may include the limits and timing of winter maintenance.
These booking conditions apply to group tours and programmes from Visit Turku Sales service, applicable to tours lasting 24 hours or less and without accommodation. You can order the group tour packages from Visit Turku sales simply by telephone or by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. To book the tour we always need the name of the group, billing address (at the point of making the order), the number of people and desired tour date and time.
Contact, or a notification in accordance with the Social Welfare Act, can be made on a child or an adult, who is clearly in need of social welfare measures.
There can be several reasons why the need for supportive measures should be assessed, for example:
The Museum is an implementation of the Turku Strategy
In accordance with the Turku Strategy, the city is developed as a significant city of travel, congress and events. The museum sector is renewed towards a family and culture tourism direction, as stated in the strategic agreement of the Recreation Division.
We're looking for facilities for the museum
In April 2017, The City Council made the decision to establish a new museum as a part of the Finland 100 jubilee decision. The next step is to find a location and/or facilities for the museum. The City has narrowed down the possible locations to three areas in central Turku:
A brand new museum in Turku
A brand new museum of history is currently being planned in Turku. The museum will be a great place to visit for the entire family to experience its history and its stories come to life.
The museum will be interactive and provide a chance to dive into the past and reach towards the future. By doing and experimenting, visitors can find connections between history and their lives today.
The Museum of History will be a museum of the future.
Teija Raninen, Film Commissioner, West Finland Film Commission, Development Director, Turku Science Park Ltd.
Finland’s Production Incentive: The 25% Cash Rebate
Kalervo Väänänen, Rector, Turku University
Innovation and research in Turku related to bio- and medical sciences
Prof. Mikko Hupa, Rector, Åbo Akademi
Innovation and research in Åbo related to bio- and circular economies
Stockholm - 25 September 2018 | Fotografiska, Stadsgårdshamnen 22
On 25 Sep, the City of Turku brings to Stockholm an exclusive programme featuring company directors, researchers, and cultural influencers from both Stockholm and Turku. The event will host Turku speakers such as Mats Eriksson, President at Sandvik Load and Haul; Anna Godenhjelm, Managing Director at PerkinElmer Wallac Oy; and Mikko Kodisoja, founder of Supercell.
The theme and programme for Europe Forum Turku 2021 will be announced 7 May 2021. Stay tuned!
Europe Forum Turku was organised on 27–28 August 2020. The links to the individual live streams are available below. Thank you for watching!
Thursday 27.8.2020 – Hotel Radisson Blu Marina Palace