Finland is a unique mixture of East and West. Whether you enjoy urban culture and design, or wish to spot a bear in the wild, both are possible in Finland. The society features safety and equality with a democratic and transparent political system.
World class education
Being consistently ranked no. 1 in world education is a Finnish success story and no mere coincidence. Top among the Erasmus students, as well as ranked no. 1 and no. 2 among international students in the world in 2015 and 2014, Finland’s education system provides proven results and global career opportunities. In Finland, you have the chance to learn from some of the best educators there is. In fact, education remains a top priority in Finland and is widely available for everyone.
Safest country in the world
Peace and quiet is a default feature of the modern and progressive society of Finland. According to annual research reports, Finland always features among the safest countries to live in. A small population, combined with a high level of mutual trust and equality creates a positive environment for everyone. You are free to be yourself and make your ambitions a reality. There’s a saying that the “most reliable handshake is a Finnish one”. There’s a good reason for that.
Leading the way in digitalization
Finland is a global frontrunner in digitalization. In Digibarometer 2016 survey regarding the degree of digitalization, Finland was ranked #1 out of 22 countries. The measurement was executed on three different levels: preconditions, current utilization and its effects, with in three different sectors: companies, citizens and the public sector. The results stand as further proof of how advanced living and innovation is making a difference in everyday Finnish life.
Quality of life
It’s not hyperbole to state that Finland is the most functional country in the world. Things just work and get done here. That’s Finnish practicality and simplicity for you. As one of the most corruption free countries in the world, freedom of press and speech are priorities in public discussion. In addition, Finland provides free education, free healthcare and things like free libraries for its citizens. Everything in Finland is based on high quality and equality. This includes a high level of basic well-being, access to the technological advances and general tolerance towards others. All these factors – coupled with the world-class education system – add up to Finland being ranked as the no. 1 country with the highest quality of life in the world.
Clean air with endless summer nights and northern lights
“Land of the midnight sun” and “the land of a thousand lakes” are some of the commonly heard descriptions of Finland’s unique landscapes and seasons. Breezy summer nights with 24 hours of sunlight, the spellbinding kaleidoscope of the autumn hues, mixed with a white winter wonderland offer visitors genuine ‘once in a lifetime’ experiences. The spectacular Northern lights await you, as does the diverse Finnish wildlife.
On top of the dazzling visual variety of its nature, Finland is also proud of its exceptionally clean air. In fact, WHO (the World Health Organisation) recently reported that Finland is among the top three countries with the cleanest air in the world.