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Finland and Russian

Finland's neighbouring area cooperation with Russia is based on an agreement between the countries, signed in 1992.

At present, the cooperation focuses on Northwest Russia, especially the Republic of Karelia, the Leningrad and Murmansk oblasts and St. Petersburg.


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Finland and Russia

Living in Finland or in Russia is principally organized and the costs covered by the student him/herself. Still, do not hesitate to ask the international office of your host university for more information and possible help. You´ll find the contact information at the end of this guide.



Finland and Russia: Expertise through experience

With an over 1300-kilometre joint border, Finland has always been closely tied to its eastern neighbour. From being a part of the tsarist empire to becoming the Soviet Union's capitalist confidant, the country can boast generations of people intimately familiar with the Russian business and policy environment.

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