Incoming faculty and scholars

Welcome to Hanken and Finland!

Hanken School of Economics is an internationally focused research-based business school with strong ties to the international academic community. Hanken warmly welcomes faculty members and visiting scholars from abroad.
If you are planning to apply for a faculty position at Hanken or planning to conduct research at Hanken as a visiting scholar, please visit the webpages below for useful information about life in Finland in general, the Finnish research and educational system in particular, and practicalities when planning to move to Finland. For additional information see also the links under 'Incoming faculty and scholars' in the left-hand menu.
A checklist for those moving to Finland can also be found below.
EURAXESS Finland portal
provides information for researchers planning to move to Finland or planning to visit Finland as a visiting scholar. You can find information about Finnish research, job and funding opportunities as well as practical information of various kinds to consider before moving to Finland (the information is available under the heading "Information & Assistance"). portal
contains key statistics and other data on Finnish science and technology. There are also links for more in-depth information on the research environment, statistical and other publications, documents and databases. portal
Expat Finland provides information aimed at making a living in Finland, working in Finland, and moving to Finland easier. Content ranges from residence permits, social security and taxation, to housing, employment, banks, media, social groups and events, travel and more.
Hanken's campuses are located in Helsinki and Vaasa. If you are planning to move to the Helsinki region, services provided by the local municipalities are presented on the Helsinki portal (e.g. public transport, day care, schools, health and social services, culture). If you are planning to move to Vaasa, you find the municipal services on the portal of the City of Vaasa.
Please contact if you have additional questions about research at Hanken or in Finland in general.
If you have additional questions concerning Hanken or working in Finland, please contact your receiving unit or the HR-department.

Checklist: Things to do before moving to Finland

At Infopankki's website you can also find a useful checklist for those moving to Finland.

Checklist: When already in Finland

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