When you think about going abroad to learn or do science, you mostly think of Anglo-American countries. Although still very attractive, the US and England have been loosing some of their appeal. Staying in Europe is not anymore a dead end for your scientific career. Finland is certainly not on the top of the list when looking at potential European destinations. However, especially among students, Finland gained a reputation as an insider's tip for exchange periods abroad. Among these, German students form the biggest group, followed by French, Spanish, Dutch and Italian students.