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Talent Boost activities in Korea

Finland and South Korea are co-operating in governmental level. The aim is to find talented South Koreans careers in Finland.

Finland has a lot to offer - great opportunities as well as pure nature and a good work-life-balance.


 Why work in Finland?

  • Finland, the happiest country in the world (UN World Happiness Report 2018, 2019)
  • Most employee friendly working hours (European Company Survey)
  • Greenest country in the world (Yale University)
  • 3rd in Global Gender Gap Report 2017 (World Economic Forum)
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • 1st in skill development at work (European Working Conditions Survey)

The Finnish education system is known and referenced worldwide.

Finland works

Finland is calling for programmers and developers - become part of the future with Finland. And startups - as you are in Finland, why don't you stay. Finland offers startups coming from outside EU a chance to set-up their business with Startup Permit accompanied by a startup package to help settle in.

Finland's world-leading higher education system offers a wide variety of English-taught bachelor's and master's degree programmes. Read more about studying in Finland.

Read the stories of Korean professionals & students living in Finland

Seonjeong Ryu, South Korea, Director of educational research centre

Student Ambassador Bora Nam

Hyeri Cho tells about studying and working in Finland (video)

News about the deep cooperation between  Finland and South Korea

Finland and South Korea to deepen their cooperation in governmental level

Teachers from South Korea Immersing Themselves into the Finnish Education System

For companies

Finnish companies often need professional talents from abroad in order to grow internationally. There are a lot of skillfull and highly educated Korean professionals exploring employment opportunities in Finland. If you are looking to recruit international talents, Korea is a good place to consider. 

Business Finland offers Talent Explorer Funding for small and medium-sized enterprises and Midcap companies that seek to gain new knowledge and expertise to help advance in a new global market. 

Memorandums of Understanding between the Finnish and the South Korean governments was signed in June 2019, which further support the cooperation between the two countries. 

Interested in promoting your open jobs in Korea or recruiting specialists from South Korea? Why not take advantage of the support from the Finnish government, cities and other stakeholders? This is an opportunity not to be missed!

Let’s talk more! Further information from Regina Ainla, tel. +358 40 9391 654

Events in Korea

Study Abroad and Emigration Fair in Seoul 12th-13th of September 2020