Espoo is one of the most international cities in Finland. Over 420 international companies like Bayer, Huawei, Microsoft and Samsung - from rising stars of the startup world all the way up to multinational firms behind household brand names call Espoo their home.
Tapiola, Keilaniemi and Otaniemi area is a community of strong international character with people of 100 different nationalities working in the area and Aalto University’s international community of students, professors and researchers.
The foreign-language population in Espoo is increasing at a fast pace. At the moment 12 % of the population speak a foreign mother tongue. The Espoo school system teaches over 40 foreign laguages as a mother tongue.The amount of foreign-language residents is expected to double by 2025.
Espoo International School operates in the new Opinmäki campus. Espoo International School offers international education in the English language for international and Finnish families living in Espoo.