The Finnish Institute in Germany

The Finnish Institute in Germany is a forum for Finnish culture and arts, academia and business in the German-speaking region. The Institute emphasises on networking and counselling of actors from different disciplines and offers, in co-operation with its partners, a diverse programme providing insights into Finland's culture and society.

Events

Chemnitz
12.05.2022 - 17.07.2022

Other

Pihasauna – eine finnische...

Gemeinschaftsaktion im Vorfeld von Chemnitz – Kulturhauptstadt Europas 2025 und Oulu – Kulturhauptstadt Europas 2026...

Berlin
19.05.2022

Science and society

Jung in Finnland

Eröffnungsveranstaltung zur Tagung des Netzwerk der Finnischlehrenden im deutschsprachigen Europa Suosa...

Berlin
21.05.2022

Literature

Malin Klingenberg

Autorenlesung im Rahmen der Tagung "Jung in Finnland"...

Berlin
02.06.2022

Visual arts

Visiting Artist 2022: Jukka Kork...

Midissage

Come, let’s have a cry together

The painter Jukka Korkeila is one of the best-known contemporary Finnish artists. Sylvia Metz visited him in his current adopted home in the Wetterau region of Hesse, where they spoke about his exhibition “All of Finland weeps – Tears of sorrow, joy and healing” at the Finnish Institute.

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Services

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Funding

In order to support the exchange between Finland and the German-speaking countries, the Finnish Institute is actively involved in the following funding programmes:

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Library

The Finnish Institute has in its premises an open library for working, studying and reading books in a cozy environment.

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Studying and internship consultation

We organize informational events regarding studying and internship possibilities in Finland at study fairs and colleges. We offer current informational material and a possibility for personal counselling.

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Publications

The institute's publication series discusses various topics regarding the Finnish society, academic research and culture.

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Studying the Finnish language

The Finnish Institute does not offer Finnish courses, but there are several possibilities to learn Finnish in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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Internship

The Finnish Institute offers Finnish students an opportunity to complete an internship at the institute. Very good German skills are essential.


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Endlich mal ein literarischer Abend in der Residenz der Botschafterin @pirkko_pirkko! Zu Gast der finnlandsschwedische Autor Kaj Korkea-Aho, das Thema: sein Werk „Das erste Geheimnis“. Danke auch an Dr. Mikko Kajander, Dolmetscherin Alexandra Winkler und @finnlandinst

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