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Finstalig artikel over de ambulance die door Nederlanders ten tijde van de winteroorlog in 1940 geschonken is aan de Finnen.
Nederlandstalige linkpagina met honderden Finlandlinks.
Dé Finland portal van Nederland en België
Over de Kalevala - het finse volksepos
Reisadviezen en links
Engelstalige website van de vereniging van lokale en regionale autoriteiten (voornamelijk gemeentes)
De opgeheven afdeling van de Faculteit der letteren van de RU Groningen.
Welkom op de website van twee enthousiaste Scandinaviëliefhebbers. Onze grote liefde gaat uit naar de betoverende wereld boven de Poolcirkel. Graag nemen we je mee op een Rondreis door Lapland.
Zeer uitgebreide engelstalige site van het finse ministerie van buitenlandse zaken voor iedereen die geinteresseerd is in Finland; met veel praktische links
Engelstalige site met links naar toeristische bedrijven
Nederlandstalige site over het scheepsrak de Vrouw Maria, een tweemaster die in 1771 zonk op weg van Amsterdam naar Sint-Petersburg.
Enterprise Finland is an online service that is available to its users free of charge. It provides information about the kinds of assistance available to companies or entrepreneurs for establishing and developing their business. Enterprise Finland is particularly targeted at SMEs. Collected into a single location, the information is readily available, up to date and comprehensive. Enterprise Finland is coordinated by the Ministry of Employment and the Economy.
The Federation of Finnish Commerce and Trade and the Commercial Employers’ Association have established a new association, the Federation of Finnish Commerce, for protecting the interests of commerce. The operations of the new association commenced at the beginning of 2005. The objective is to enhance the representation of trade and employers of commerce, as well as to ensure the integrated influence of the sector of commerce in the decision-making process of all society.
The sphere of the Federation of Finnish Commerce contains approximately 10,000 commercial enterprises, employing some 200,000 wage earners. The new association will represent extensively the interests of the entire sector of wholesale and retail trade. It will have members from both companies and associations. The objective of the Federation of Finnish Commerce is to improve the operating conditions of commerce.
The new federation primarily operates in the fields of
• taxation and economic policy
• competition legislation
• company legislation
• consumer affairs
• logistics and e-commerce
• methods of payment
• security issues
• research and technology
• social affairs
• trade policy
• environmental issues
Finnfacts is an independent media service unit that operates as an interface between international media and Finnish industry and business.
Finnfacts organizes media tours targeted at foreign journalists and our mission is to help journalists get to know Finnish industry, companies and business life.
The Business Information System (BIS) is a joint service for businesses and organisations that are clients of the Finnish Tax Administration, Trade Register or Register of Foundations.
Finpro is the national trade, internationalization and investment development organization in Finland. We support our clients' international growth and success by enabling them to be in the right markets at the right time with a competitive concept and offering.
Both locally and globally, Finpro networking benefits our clients and our partners. Our 400 professionals work in 69 offices in almost 50 countries. As well as carrying out assignments for companies, Finpro runs several major international projects, such as Cleantech Finland, Future Learning Finland, and the FinNode network of innovation organizations.
Founded in 1919 by Finnish companies, Finpro now has some 550 members: Finnish companies, the Confederation of Finnish Industries, the Federation of Finnish Enterprises and the Federation of Finnish Technology Industries. A public-private organization and part of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy Group, Finpro also works closely with other players in Finnish innovation ecosystem such as ELY-centers, Tekes and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
Three experienced and highly appreciated training and development organizations, Fintra, the JTO School of Management and Infor merged to become MIF in July 2012.
We develop both individuals and organizations, so that in the future they will
The Bank of Finland’s website contains information on the Bank of Finland, its tasks and activities as well as its international role as a member of the Eurosystem and the European System of Central Banks.
The Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment foster regional development by implementing and developing government activities in the regions.
The Centres promote entrepreneurship, functioning of labour market, competence and cultural activities. They ensure safe and smooth transport operations, healthy environment and sustainable use of natural resources in the regions and are in charge of functions related to immigration of labour force.
ETLA, the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy, is the leading private economic research organisation in Finland. Established in 1946, ETLA has throughout its existence been quick to apply new methods and approaches to shed light on current economic issues. From early on, ETLA has charted the effect of education and research on productivity and growth. In the 1990’s ETLA contributed significantly to the revamping of Finland’s industrial policy on the basis of identified industrial clusters. More recently, ETLA has analysed factors that foster innovation and facilitate adoption of new technology, and thereby promote the development of a knowledge economy.
EVA is a policy and pro-market think-tank financed by the Finnish business community. EVA is a discussion forum and networking arena for decision-makers both in business and society. EVA publishes reports, organizes debates and publishes policy proposals. EVA works in close co-operation with the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy ETLA - the two organizations share the same Board and Managing Director.
Up-to-date information about Finnish laws, treaties and other points of legislation.
The Finnish National Board of Education (FNBE) is the national agency subordinate to the Ministry of Education. The FNBE has a wide range of tasks related to the development of education all through pre-primary and basic education, general upper secondary education, vocational education and training, formal adult education and training, liberal adult education (incl. folk high schools, study centres, summer universities) and basic education in the arts.
FNBE is responsible for drawing up the national core curricula for basic and general upper secondary education and the framework for vocational qualifications and competence-based qualifications.
News, and links to many governmental websites.
The Labour Institute for Economic Research is an independent and non-profit research organisation founded in 1971. The Institute carries out economic research, monitors economic development and publishes macroeconomic forecasts. The aim is to contribute to the economic debate and to provide information for economic policy decision making in Finland.
The Finnish Forest Research Institute (Metla) is a specialist research organisation which develops solutions to the challenges and questions posed by the care, utilisation, products, services and intangible value of forests.
Finland is Europe's most forested country - 3/4 of its land area is under forest cover. By international comparison, Finland relies more heavily on its forests than any other country in the world. Against this background it is easy to understand the importance of forest research in Finland. Metla is the main forest research institution in Finland and one of the biggest forest research institutes in the whole Europe.
The Finnish Forest Research Institute (Metla) was established in 1917, and started its activities in July 1918. Since then Metla has grown considerably; the current network of research units covers the whole country. The Finnish Forest Research Institute is a governmental, sectoral research institute, subordinate to the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.
Metla’s duties are defined by the law and statute to promote, through research, the economical, ecological, and socially sustainable management and use of forests.
Our activities have the following areas of strategic influence:
- Entrepreneurial and business activity based on forests
- Forests and the community
- Sustainable silvicultural chains and
- A forest economy- and forest environment -based knowledge pool
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs promotes the security and welfare of Finland and the Finns, and works for a secure and fair world.
The Ministry of the Interior has the responsibility for local and regional administration, regional development and internal security in Finland.
The Ministry's vision is: Finland will be the safest country in Europe – one in which people feel that they live in a fair and equal society regardless of how they identify themselves.
The Ministry's guiding values are:
The strategic priorities, legislative initiatives and other key projects of the Ministry and the offices and agencies within its mandate are included in their joint multiannual operational and financial plan and yearly performance plan.
MTT Agrifood Research Finland is leading research institute developing sustainability and competitiveness of the food system.We conduct research within five research areas which utilize the expertise of the entire organization. Operating under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, MTT employs around 750 people at 15 locations across Finland. Our head office is situated at Jokioinen, a 1.5-hour drive from Helsinki.
Together with the local register offices, the Population Register Centre is the data controller for the Finnish Population Information System. The PRC maintains and develops the Population Information System, its data and data quality as well as certified electronic services. The PRC offers Population Information System information services and certificate services.
The Institute is headed by the Managing Director. PTT carries out policy-oriented research on general economic development and issues relating to agricultural and food economics and forestry and wood economics.
The State Treasury is a quality-managed service agency under the Ministry of Finance. They run the State’s internal financial and fiscal administration, pension and damage compensation plans as well as military injury and veterans’ affairs. They also develop general government control systems, produce financial and personnel management support services for the government and take care of the government’s employees’ ability to work. The Government IT Shared Service Centre and the Government Human resource Services -unit offer services for the whole state administration.
Most info from "Statistics Finland" is in English, however not all datasheets are translated. Dont worry, click on "suomeksi" and choose a similar tab, then download the file.
Suomi.fi is a one-stop service of Finnish public administration for citizens. The portal contains e-services and forms; information links; information packages; legislation; and news from public administration.
Economic Information Office, founded in 1947, strives to promote the future needs of Finnish industries and the service sector. It influences and informs the key groups on issues important to Finnish industries and:
- Actively develops and encourages schools by promoting co-operation between schools and enterprises and producing teaching materials
- Participates in national education development projects for developing and implementing new learning methods
- Trains teachers in entrepreneurship and science education
Tekes is the most important publicly funded expert organisation for financing research, development and innovation in Finland. They boost wide-ranging innovation activities in research communities, industry and service sectors.
Tekes promotes a broad-based view on innovation: besides funding technological breakthroughs, Tekes emphasises the significance of service-related, design, business, and social innovations.
“Our task is to develop Finland as an information society in which everyone enjoys a good life.
The effectiveness of our work is due to the strength of our networks – to continuous interactivity, thinking and having insights together, and investigating, researching and specifying solutions.
We took some completely new steps in extending international cooperation. As well as playing an active part with regard to the needs of business and education, we helped to improve older people’s possibilities to use, and enjoy using, the internet, mobile phones and computers.
In future years, too, we shall continue our commitment to the work of developing best practices and optimal tools to meet the needs of people, businesses and the public sector.
TIEKE’s main focus is on the development of networking and interoperability.”
Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) supervises and promotes the technical safety and conformity, together with the consumer and chemicals safety in Finland. We aim at a safe, reliable and ecologically sustainable society.
We supervise products, services and production systems in our branches, and enforce the relevant legislation. The purpose of our operation is to protect people, property and the environment from any safety risks.
When you want to import a car, you better do it soon after arrival.
Government Institute for Economic Research analyses public finances in Finland and evaluates economic reforms. Other research areas include the labour market and the long-term prospects of the economy.
The purpose of VATT research is to support informed decision-making and its focus is on policy-relevant topics. The Institute has complete independence in conducting its research, which meets high standards of scientific quality.
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is the biggest multitechnological applied research organisation in Northern Europe. VTT provides high-end technology solutions and innovation services.
From its wide knowledge base, VTT can combine different technologies, create new innovations and a substantial range of world class technologies and applied research services thus improving its clients' competitiveness and competence. Through its international scientific and technology network, VTT can produce information, upgrade technology knowledge, create business intelligence and value added to its stakeholders.
VTT is a part of the Finnish innovation system under the domain of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy. VTT is a not-for-profit organisation. VTT has ISO9001:2008 certificate.
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Sisustus -, arkkitehti - ja vihersuunnittelu
Vertalingen van Engels naar Nederlands
Public transport planner of Turku
Warehousing, Stevedoring and Distribution.
The Finnish Tourist Board is a bureau included under the Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy, responsible as an expert agency and active operator in tourism for promoting Finland as a tourist destination internationally.
Maak van je vliegtuigstoel een greenseat! Hier kun je berekenen hoeveel CO2 e.a broeikasgassen je uitstoot op je vliegreis en certificaat kopen om de uitstoot te compenseren. Een retourtje Helsinki-Amsterdam brengt een uitstoot 0.38 ton met zich mee en kost 3,80 Euro p.p (inclusief BTW).
Helsinki Region Traffic Planner.
Pulic transport planner of Tampere.
Public transport planner of Tampere.
The Aalto University School of Art and Design has been a leader in art and design education for over 138 years. It is an international postgraduate university institution with students from over 50 countries. It offers doctorate, master and bachelor degrees in a wide range of disciplines - fine art, design, new media, art education, visual culture, motion picture and production design. School of Art and Design is a pioneer in research and in developing interdisciplinary study programmes.
Åbo Akademi University offers both undergraduate and graduate studies and extensive research opportunities to some 7000 students on three campuses. Our university is located in Åbo (Turku in Finnish), on the south west coast of Finland and in Vasa (Fi. Vaasa).
Leading research in many areas
Åbo Akademi University has an acknowledged position at the forefront of research in such areas as biosciences, computer science, democracy, human rights, material sciences, process chemistry and psychology.
The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts provides the highest university-level theoretical and practical training in fine arts in Finland. It provides broad professional artistic training whilst taking into account new developments in contemporary art. The Academy seeks to promote research in the fine arts and to act as a member of the international community of academic education in arts.
The Academy was founded in 1848 by a private foundation. In 1998 the Academy received a university status.
The studies leading to the Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees are organised in degree programmes. The programmes focus on specific disciplines of fine arts requiring artistic talent and expertise and seek to develop these further. The Academy offers degree programmes in sculpture, painting, printmaking and time and space arts.
HAMK is a multidisciplinary university of applied sciences with 29 bachelor-level degree programmes, 7 master-level degree programmes and around 8000 students. It offers broad-based, high-quality education, research and development, and strong internationalisation.
HAMK is situated centrally in the most populated are of the country, southern Finland, where about half of all Finns live. HAMK has units in seven locations within a 100 km area of range. These units specialise in specific areas, namely culture; natural resources and the environment; natural sciences; social sciences, business and administration; social services, health and sport; technology, communication and transport; and professional teacher education.
All degree programmes are delivered in Finnish except for Automation Engineering in Valkeakoski; Construction Engineering in Hämeenlinna; Industrial Management in Valkeakoski; International Business in Valkeakoski; Mechanical Engineering and Production Technology in Riihimäki; Supply Chain Management in Forssa; and the master-level Business Management and Entrepreneurship in Hämeenlinna, which are delivered entirely in English. In addition, each field of education offers courses in English for our international exchange students.
International activities at HAMK include international education, research and development projects as well as mobility. HAMK has around 100 partners all over the world.
The network-based library and information services are part of the learning environment. Development projects offer students real-life subjects for their theses and also opportunities to establish their own businesses.
Hanken for you
If you are interested in business, economics and society Hanken offers you a solid and renowned education. By choosing Hanken you choose a university that is on par with the top universities in Europe, as Hanken is internationally accredited by both EQUIS and AMBA.
At Hanken you can study for a MSc or PhD degree in English (BSc available only in Swedish) or select individual courses within the framework of our Open University or Executive Education. Within the framework of your degree studies you also get unique opportunities to develop your language skills at our language centre. Hanken also offers you excellent possibilities for executive education or just brushing up your skills with some open courses.
Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) conducts scientific research and provides academic education. For decades already, Lappeenranta University of Technology has been ahead of its time, combining two fields of science that complement each other – technology and business studies. These two unique viewpoints, these two different approaches lay a fertile ground for creating new and developing the old.
The university's areas of strength include energy efficiency and the energy market, strategic management of business and technology, scientific computing and modelling of industrial processes and expertise in Russian business and industry related to the areas above.
The university works in close cooperation with industries, catering to the needs of both the students and businesses. The cooperation began with the forest industry, and contacts have expanded through the years, ranging to a number of different industries.
The Sibelius Academy is the only music university in Finland and one of the biggest in Europe. In addition to providing the highest education in the field of music, it engages in performance and creative art and research and is committed to the fostering of Finland's musical culture and cultural heritage. It also seeks active collaboration with Finnish society and participates in the development of culture.
Whether you are planning to do studies, practical training, or a youth exchange in Finland, this site gives you all the information that you need to get started.
Tampere University of Technology (TUT) conducts scientific research in technology and architecture and provides higher education within these fields. The University operates in close collaboration with business life and other facets of society and produces high-standard services within its range of tasks.
Established in 1965, the University has grown to become a significant influence on technology in Finland and abroad. TUT plays a pivotal role as an advocate of business life, internationalization and well-being in the Tampere region and western Finland as a whole. The University is the fifth largest employer in Tampere.
Tampere University of Technology is one of the two Finnish universities which started operating in the form of a foundation on 1 January 2010, when the new Universities Act came into force. The charter of TTY-säätiö (the TUT Foundation) was signed in Tampere on 9 February 2009.
The foundation model promotes the development of education and research at TUT and gives the University good prerequisites to succeed amid growing international competition. The increased autonomy provides a competitive edge when competing for good researchers, inspiring teachers and talented students. The proceeds of the 137 million euro foundation capital enable further investment in new openings in research and education as well as in the development of quality and operations management.
Founded in 1979 , Theatre Academy Helsinki provides the highest education in theatre and dance in Finland, training actors (in Finnish and Swedish), professionals in music theatre, directors, dramaturges, lighting and sound designers, professionals in dance (choreographers and dancers), performance artists, dance and theatre pedagogues.
The results of the studies are performed at the stages of the Academy’s training theatre. The Academy also works within research and development in the fields of theatre, dance and performance.
The University of Eastern Finland is the result of a merger involving the University of Joensuu and the University of Kuopio.
The academic disciplines represented at the University of Eastern Finland support one another, enabling the new university to face the challenges of the changing global research and innovation environment. This open-minded and voluntary merger is a response to the changing needs of science, higher education and the surrounding society.
The University of Helsinki is one of the best multidisciplinary research universities in the world. The high-quality research carried out by the university creates new knowledge for educating diverse specialists in various fields, and for utilisation in social decision-making and the business sector.
Founded in 1640, the University of Helsinki wants to strengthen its position among the world's leading multidisciplinary research universities and to actively promote the well-being of humanity and a fair society.
The University of Oulu is an international science university which creates innovation for the future, well-being, and knowledge through multidisciplinary research and education.
Future innovation is about seeking, utilizing and applying new knowledge. The University of Oulu researches people and culture in a changing living environment, as well as opportunities that new technology provides for improving the well-being of people and the environment. The University of Oulu is a multidisciplinary expert in Northerness.
Founded in 1958, our research and education community is 16 000 students and 3000 employees strong, and one of the biggest and the most multidisciplinary universities in Finland. The six faculties, the many departments and the specialized research units of the University of Oulu create the foundation for multiscientific research, innovation and training of experts for demanding professional tasks
The University of Tampere is a culturally-committed higher education institution with the social mission of educating visionaries
who understand the world and change it.
The profile of the University of Tampere accentuates the university’s multifaceted research and education on society and health. In its research, the university addresses the central issues in contemporary society. By providing critical knowledge and education, the university helps people and societies to improve their health and their cultural, social and economic well-being.
The basic values of the University are academic freedom, creativity and social responsibility. This means that everyone has an equal right to learn, to acquire knowledge, to participate and to make an impact on society. Tampere, the home city of the University is the third biggest city in Finland.
University of Turku is an active academic community of 25 000 students and staff members – a truly international research university, a provider and developer of Finnish high-quality education and a strong bellwether of its area.
The University of Vaasa educates responsible leaders and experts for international assignments.
The fields of the university are
- Administrative Sciences
- Business Studies
- Languages and Communication
The strategic areas of the University of Vaasa are finance, management, energy and multilingualism. These strategic areas are multidisciplinary themes in teaching and research, which we have chosen and on which we focus in particular.
Our research is strongly connected to our time and we produce scientific knowledge of high quality about issues which are useful for society and the business world. We respond to modern demands by also providing our students with skills for international tasks and business competence. The strength of our university is the community spirit which promotes multidisciplinary studies and prepares graduates for tasks requiring responsibility in working life.
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De fotogalerij van de Nederlandse Vereniging in Finland. Hier staan fotos van verenigingsactiviteiten, aanverwante activiteiten van Nederlanders in Finland of gewoon leuke fotos van de omgeving waar je woont.
De galerij is toegankelijk voor iedereen, maar alleen leden kunnen iets toevoegen (vraag een password aan de websitebeheerder).
Aarresaari is a network of Academic Career Services representing 19 Finnish Universities. The network offers services for university students, graduates and employers, as well as for the universities themselves.
Adecco has been operating in Finland since 1997. They provide a wide range of services: temporary staffing, recruitment and assessment services, outsourcing and data entry services.
Akava, The Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland, is a trade union confederation for those with university, professional or other high-level education. Akava is formed by 34 affiliates, and has about 548 000 members. Membership in the affiliates of Akava is based on a particular degree or profession. The admission criteria vary from one affiliate to another.
We serve our clients in a versatile way. Our expertise covers solid process management recruitment and service production as well as the implementation of demanding strategic change initiatives right up to outsourcing projects.
We promote internationalisation, clear trade obstacles, influence international agreement systems, and support investment initiatives made by enterprises. Our networks reach all four corners of the globe. In addition, the chambers of commerce serve companies with the documentation necessary for foreign trade.
Uusyrityskeskusverkosto tarjoaa maksutonta ja luottamuksellista neuvontaa yritystoimintaa suunnitteleville ja aloittaville yrittäjille.
The Manpower Group is represented with 10 offices in Finland. Our global network of over 4 000 offices in 82 countries and territories allows us to meet the needs of our clients in all industry segments, whether they are global, multi-national or local companies.
Mercuri Urval provides a variety of solutions adapted to your specific needs in order to improve performance in your organisation.
PRH handles matters relating to the Trade Register, the Register of Foundations and the Register of Associations. They grant patents and utility models and register trademarks and designs. They also offer a variety of advisory and information services and training events.
The purpose of the portal is to provide an overview of social security in the Nordic countries. The information is simplified and can not be considered as legal text or provide advice in a specific situation.
Vacancies in the biggest newspapers.
Oy Proselectum Ab is one of the leading Finnish recruitment agencies. They provide recruitment, staffing, outsourcing services and career coaching as well as psychological assessments.
The Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions – SAK is the oldest employee confederation in Finland. Founded in 1907, it has looked after the interests of employees for a century. Nowadays SAK represents the interests of more than one million members in 21 affiliated trade unions. This makes SAK the largest lobbying organisation in Finland.
S&S Consulting Oy Ab
The Finnish Confederation of Professionals STTK is one of the three trade union confederations in Finland. Other confederations are SAK (for or so-called blue collar workers) and AKAVA (for academic employees). STTK was founded in 1946.
Our main goals in all our activities can be put together in three themes: Decent Salaries, Job Satisfaction and Time for Leisure Activities.
Uranus.fi is the leading commercial career and recruitment service in Finland. If you would like to get a job, move to, start a business or study in Finland, go through our content and you will be getting closer to your aim. OR if you'd like to Source Finnish talent: recruit from Finland, market your trainings or courses or find an entrepreneur - You are in the right place. Please contact us or use our webstore. Uranus is also the leading provider of recruitment software.
Hier kun je alle formulieren vinden die je nodig hebt voor een langdurig verblijf in Finland.
Info Bank contains basic information about Finnish society and culture, permits needed by those settling in Finland, housing, studying Finnish, finding employment and starting a business, education, health care, social services, getting help in a crisis, cultural and leisure services, and NGOs and associations, as well as links to websites where you will find additional information.
One of the most important bureaucratic institutions in Finland. One counter, many services. Check it out!
You are a nobody in Finland when you are not registered at "maistraatti". The maistraatti also performs marriages.
Op de pagina van Nederlandse Ambassade vind je informatie in het Nederlands over o.a. het aanvragen van Nederlandse reisdocumenten en rijbewijzen.
Ieder jaar nodigt de ambassadeur de Nederlanders woonachtig in Finland uit voor koninginnedag.
Belangrijke informatie over uw reisdocument.
You might not like it, but you have to deal with them some time.
Wij willen kinderen van 3 tot 14 jaar Nederlands leren lezen en schrijven.Hiervoor gebruiken we de Nederlandse taalmethode Taal Actief. Ook vinden we het belangrijk om hen een stukje Nederlandse cultuur mee te geven zoals Koninginnedag en Sinterklaas. Wij verwachten dat de kinderen al Nederlands kunnen praten en thuis ook Nederlands kunnen spreken. Helaas kan de school geen Nederlandse taal aanbieden als vreemde taal.
De school is om de week op zaterdag van 10:00 tot 13:30.
Verder is er een winterkamp en om het schooljaar af te sluiten een 5-daags zomerkamp.