You can find several international clubs and associations in Finland at
least in the largest cities. Below some of them.
Jolly Dragon - Helsinki
Jolly Dragon arranges sports and social events for anyone who's keen to
come along: wine & cheese nights, karting, yoga, squash, swimming, ten-pin bowling,
salsa nights... the list goes on.
International English Speakers Association of Finland (IESAF)
The International English Speakers Association of Finland (IESAF) is a
group of international people living in and around Finland who
communicate in a common language: English. The purpose of the
organization is to share different cultures, provide networking
opportunities and social contacts, and offer information and discussion
about everyday life in Finland.
Helsinki Toastmasters Club
The Helsinki Toastmasters club meets on the second and fourth Thursdays
of the month at 5.30 pm. Members are a mix of Finnish and international
professionals (mostly), who wish to practice their public speaking
skills with a friendly and supportive audience.
The International Wine & Food Society (Helsinki, Tampere)
The International Wine & Food Society Helsinki Branch was founded at
Restaurant Srknlinna in 1987. Today there are about 120 members in the
Helsinki branch, with more in Tampere.
The American Women's Club, Finland
The American Womens Club in Finland was founded in 1970. Its mission is
to provide a means for social interaction for women of American
nationality or heritage residing in Finland. Half of the members are
American and the others are Finnish or international.
Caisa: International Cultural Centre
Caisa is the International Cultural Centre in Helsinki. Its aim is to
support multicultural development of the city by promoting interaction
of people from different countries, and by providing information about
various cultures and about Finnish society.
Mikonkatu 17 C, Helsinki
Tel: 09 310 37500 or 09 31037503
Finnish Lions Club
00700 Helsinki, Finland
Tel: +358 9 565 59512
Fax: +358 9 565 59555
www.FinlandLive.Info social network in Finland
Finnish language Chat online
(every Tue & Thu 9-10 pm)
Discuss everything about Finland
Share Pictures & videos
Meet other Expats, Students, Finns
Bridge is a gateway to the Finland-Swedish society, with its services
The International Family Cafe
In the International Family Cafe it is possible to join and arrange play
hours for children, playschool activities and presentations on different
subjects. The cafe is run by volunteers, parents and children.
Every Monday 10 am to 1 pm at Leikkipuisto Traktori, Malmi
Happi is a youth centre, located in Srninen, Helsinki. It is a meeting
point for everyone. Though full of activity, Happi is also a place for
just hanging out or meeting friends, no participation required.
Address: Srnisten rantatie 31, Helsinki
Wed-Thu 3 pm - 9 pm
Fri - Sat 5 pm - 10.45 pm
Oulu: EFA Expatriate Family Adjustment
This website has been designed to guide newcomers through the expatriate
life stages. Its aim is to give expatriates a good start in the city of