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With you in changing situations

The Unemployment Fund for Education and Science used to be known as the Teachers’ Unemployment Fund. Today, we are more than that: we enable changing situations in working life for all who have higher education degree.

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is held on the 23rd of May 2024 at 5 p.m. in Akavatalo, the cabinet Ope, Kellosilta 7, Helsinki. 

The tasks stated in the fund rules (section 10 §) will be handled in the general meeting. Also, members of the Board replacing members who are retiring in rotation will be elected. The expertise and good reputation will be taken into account when electing members of the Board.  

The annual report and financial statements for 2023 and the auditor’s report and opinion are available to members starting from the 29th of April 2024. Material will be provided upon request. 

The Unemployment Fund for Education and Science

The Board of Directors  

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The oldest pending earnings-related allowance application was received 6.5.2024.
The oldest pending earnings-related allowance follow-up application was received 10.5.2024.
View the status of your online application in the Openetti-service


Allowance calculator

How much earnings-related allowance can I receive?

Use the daily allowance calculator to calculate an estimate of the amount of daily allowance for unemployment, layoffs and job alternation leave.


Allowance calculator

Telephone service

Our telephone service is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am to 2 pm at 09 2294 4100.

Our customer service point is closed until further notice.

What do you ask us the most?

You can get an answer even faster through our extensive frequently asked questions page so check to see if we‘ve answered your question.
Frequently asked questions