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

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1974
Age (years)
Siirtolaisuusinstituutti
 47
Finland average
2021 
Global average
2021 
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) (2021): Saara Pellander
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Veli-Matti Ritakallio
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Siirtolaisuusinstituutti
 22
Finland average
 36
Global average
 23
2019
Siirtolaisuusinstituutti
 44
% Female staff
2019
Siirtolaisuusinstituutti
22% 
Finland average
39% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Siirtolaisuusinstituutti
 22%
Finland average
 33%
Global average
 35%

Social

Likes (2019)
Siirtolaisuusinstituutti
 2,054
Finland average
 15,861
Global average
 24,322
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Siirtolaisuusinstituutti
 1,105
Finland average
 14,139
Global average
 15,211
Subscribers (2019)
Siirtolaisuusinstituutti
 12
Finland average
 1,276
Global average
 5,948

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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