Finland supported a Scholarship Programme of SWAPO during the years 1976 – 1992. As a result of this programme, 65 Namibian students graduated from various Finnish Universities. Still every year about 20 Namibian students study at Universities and Polytechnics in Finland, mainly in exchange programmes.
Namibian Embassy opened its doors 2015 in Unioninkatu 18, Helsinki.
Finnish Namibian Society has functioned very actively since it was established 1974. The Society has more than 700 members, and largest Africa orientated friendship society in Finland.