Jukka Korkeila, Golgotha in the Flesh + Power of Positive Thinking. © Finnland-Institut/dotgain.info

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.


Tampere Travemünde Chemnitz Stuttgart u.v.a.
11.06.2022 - 27.10.2022



Gemeinschaftaktion von Tampere bis Stuttgart

Gmünd / Österreich
18.08.2022 - 21.08.2022

Performing arts

Blockheide leuchtet – Licht, Kunst und Natur

Lichtfestival mit Performances der finnischen Künstlerin Elina Lautamäki...

28.03.2022 - 25.09.2022


Die fantastische Welt der Tove Jansson

Ausstellung im Günter Grass-Haus und Rahmenprogramm in und um Lübeck...

We are closed for summer break 18.7.−19.8.2022

Have a nice summer!

Our reception can be reached again by phone from 15 August, and the Institute will be open for visitors from 22 August. ...

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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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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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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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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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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