Think tank

Siirtolaisuusinstituutti

Migration Institute of Finland

Turku, Finland

The Migration Institute of Finland is the only institute in Finland specialising in both the research and documentation of migration flows. Their special task involves documenting the life of Finns living abroad and promoting awareness related to it. They are a national actor and the majority of their work takes place in Finland but, in terms of expatriate Finns, their operating area covers the whole world.

Contact details

Website:
https://siirtolaisuusinstituutti.fi/

Address:
Hämeenkatu 13 FI-20500 Turku, Finland

Country:
Finland

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Finland
Operating languages
English , Finnish , Swedish

Organisation details

Year founded
1974
Age (years)
Siirtolaisuusinstituutti
 47
Finland average
 44
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Founded by all the Finnish universities at that time, as well as by a few ministries and NGOs. The founders of the institute came from the University of Turku.
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Veli-Matti Ritakallio
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Siirtolaisuusinstituutti
 44
Finland average
 31
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Siirtolaisuusinstituutti
22% 
Finland average
39% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Siirtolaisuusinstituutti
22% 
Finland average
31% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Siirtolaisuusinstituutti
 2,054
Finland average
 12,045
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Siirtolaisuusinstituutti
 1,105
Finland average
 12,006
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
Siirtolaisuusinstituutti
 12
Finland average
 1,066
Global average
 5,924

Data notes

Last updated: 24/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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