Welcome to Helsinki

So glad you have joined us, we know you have much to offer.

Katajanokka harbour with a docked sailboat

Top ten reasons to live in Helsinki

1. A good work-life balance is encouraged in every job 
2. Affordable childcare is provided by a network of qualified professionals
3. Everyone receives a world-class education
4. State-subsidised healthcare is available for all permanent residents
5. Most municipal services are a short walk from your front door
6. Helsinki streets are always clean and safe 
7. The capital’s innovative startup and tech scene keeps things fresh
8. Opportunities for exercise and sport can be found around every corner
9. Buses, trains and trams run on schedule to all parts of the city
10. A nation of nature lovers keeps its forests and waterways clean
A brief look at summertime Helsinki.