Enjoy life after work

ICTOu­lu is a network of com­pa­nies ope­ra­ting in Oulu.
From lean star­tups to glo­bal IT giants.

Choo­se your own path

Wor­king in the Fin­nish city of Oulu lets you build a life that looks like you. Befo­re, during and after work.

Amidst the remar­kable natu­ral sur­roun­dings, Oulu is a modern ICT city. Bac­ked up with cen­tu­ries of glo­bal networ­king, the nort­hern capi­tal of the hap­piest place on Earth con­sists of various, inter­na­tio­nal career paths. Here you’ll find both world-class oppor­tu­ni­ties and exper­ti­se.


In Oulu, the ori­gi­nal and crea­ti­ve urban life flows in seam­less har­mo­ny with the area’s pris­ti­ne natu­re. The unique river del­ta opens up a plet­ho­ra of waterways, swamps and forests to explo­re. The varying flo­ra and fau­na of the area are gua­ran­teed to surpri­se. On mild sum­mer days and night­less nights as well as during the calm and whi­te win­ter like no other.

For the people of Oulu, a stable and clean life is a given.

Blaze your own trail or pick an exis­ting one. Be it a pro­fes­sio­nal adven­tu­re, a hike on the city’s seve­ral out­door tracks or kay­aking along the “Amazon of Oulu”, Oulu pre­sents you with a mul­ti­tu­de of paths – always right at your doors­tep. Join us in deve­lo­ping to beco­me the best in the world.

A bunch of ins­pi­ring rea­sons to be inte­res­ted in wor­king in Oulu

Here you’ll have all the oppor­tu­ni­ty in the world at your fin­ger­tips. Just read about our inter­na­tio­nal­ly known ICT com­pa­nies.

Oulu is the first loca­tion in Euro­pe whe­re Silicon Val­ley star­tup Alif Semicon­duc­tor has establis­hed a pre­sence. Why did the firm deci­de to come to Oulu after set­ting up two offices in Cali­for­nia, one in Sin­ga­po­re and one in Ban­ga­lo­re, India?

A job with Nokia in Oulu has given Atul Saxe­na the oppor­tu­ni­ty to crea­te new sta­te-of-the-art pro­ducts and be pas­sio­na­te about engi­nee­ring. Read more about Atul’s thoughts on Fin­nish cor­po­ra­te cul­tu­re and work-life-balance.

Rafeeq Rafeeq moved to the city of Oulu with his fami­ly in Februa­ry 2022 to join the team that designs new elect­ro­nic sys­tems at Nokia. But why do we need to deve­lop new chips all the time? Read more about the job that has poten­tial to make a glo­bal impact.

ICTOu­lu is a network of com­pa­nies ope­ra­ting in Oulu.
From lean star­tups to glo­bal IT giants.

Real expe­riences on life after work in Oulu

This is what people ask us

Below, we’ve answe­red some of the more com­mon ques­tions about living in Oulu.

Try out the Oulu way of life

Live hap­pi­ly ever after

Work and deve­lop your­self easi­ly

Feel the clean natu­re and expe­rience supri­sing events

Find a coo­ler way of life

Get in touch


Inte­res­ted in enjo­ying life after work? We are always hap­py to answer any pos­sible ques­tions. Check our con­tact infor­ma­tion, lea­ve us a mes­sa­ge and we’ll get back to you as soon as pos­sible.