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Sub Projects

Presentations of the many initiativs taken by the sub projects, YA, Vamia, Linginno and the City of Kokkola, for enhancing the attraction and retention of new international inhabitants in our region.

Yrkesakademin i Österbotten

YA Vocational College has launch an online course called “In an International Working Community”. The material is relevant for all members in your organisation and provides you with information on how to embrace the diversity in working communities.

You can familiarize yourself with the material by viewing this introductory video (in Swedish with Finnish subtitles).

The whole course is available

in Swedish – I en internationell arbetsgemenskap

in Finnish – Kansainvälisessä työyhteisössä 


Vamia, a multidisciplinary vocational education organisation, has produced videos presenting a number of companies from different fields sharing their experiences in how international talents have contributed to the work place. The videos are spoken in either Finnish or Swedish and subtitled in the other language.

City of Vaasa, elderly care


Närpes Trä & Metall


Restaurant Bank

VAMM Steel 


Language Center Linginno, University of Vaasa

Linginno has offered language and cultural training courses in Finnish and in Swedish to students directly when they have received their acceptance letter to a HEI in Vaasa. During summer 2020 and 2021 the courses were held online due to corona, but at the start of the academic year 2022-23 also an onsite course was offered to 20 students.

Linginno: combination of online and onsite learning

The City of Kokkola


In the Kokkola sub project a number of actions have been taken to ensure the information flow to international citizens. Below the summary of the sub project presented at the closing seminar of TCE and some links to produced materials.

TCE_City of Kokkola

My Kokkola -videot

Welcome to Kokkola -video