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Team & Contact

Meet the Spouse Program team and find their contact information



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As my picture probably reveals, I am not a Finn. I am from Austria and have spent by now a third of my life in Finland. This is a place I appreciate very much for its safe environment and beautiful nature, for its humble yet ambitious people and mostly for my Finnish wife and our lovely daughter. Life is good but the start was not always easy. I can relate to the struggles and challenges many of you might face – having difficulties to meet new friends, unlucky job searches and the occasional feeling to be out of place. I was fortunate enough to get plenty of support during my integration journey and therefore I am happy and thankful to be able to run this program so you don’t have to settle in alone either.




Do you want to know more about the Spouse Program?

Whether you are interested in joining as a participant or becoming a partner, reach out to us and we will get back to you as soon as possible!

Jochen Faugel, Project Planner

+358 40 184 8493