Aalto yliopisto

What is TEK

Your professional community of academic engineers and architects in Finland.

TEK is the largest organisation for academic engineers and architects in Finland, with a professional community of 70,000 women and men. 

We are an organisation of professionals that promotes the science and technology industry in Finland and the people who work in those industries. Through our work we help graduate professionals to reach their highest potential within their chosen field. We do this by providing career services, legal services and salary counselling to our members. We are an organisation that will accompany you throughout your career, from the beginning of your studies through all stages of developing your career. 

We work actively in promoting the advancement of education and ensuring that professionals in Finland are equipped with the best skills and competencies on an international scale. We also work in strengthening the role of technology in the Finnish market through working with our partners both in the market and in government. We at TEK promote sustainable technology for the benefit of people, the environment and society. 

On behalf of our professional community, TEK negotiates and concludes collective agreements relating to salaries and conditions of employment. We at TEK believe in reasonable and fair employment conditions to ensure the wellbeing of everyone within our professional community.  


Every third year the TEK members elect 70 representatives to the Council. The Council elects 10 members to the Board for a three year period. The headquarters in Helsinki employs about 50 persons. The staff of TEK reports to the Board. Ten committees assist the Board and the head office of the union.