Since 1640 we have contributed significantly to Finnish prosperity and national identity. We have built a fair and an equal society that by many indicators is considered one of the best in the world. Today we want to share our knowledge and to have a strong global impact.
The University of Helsinki is the only Finnish university to consistently rank in the top 100 of international university rankings. There are approximately 18 000 universities in the world.
The Faculty of Educational Sciences at the University of Helsinki conducts research related to human growth, development and learning. Faculty generates new information in order to increase social and cultural capital in changing world.
The Faculty of Educational Sciences has outstandingly strong research, with a track record of a substantial number of publications in highly-ranked refereed journals and books as well as multiple discoveries and creative findings.
What are all the actions that you need to take before and upon arrival in Finland? The Uni Arrival Advisor is a simple electronic service that will guide you through the process. Answer the questions on the Uni Arrival Advisor and you will get a checklist of the necessary steps to take before and upon your arrival to Helsinki, Finland.
You can find course and study literature at the University's modern campus libraries. The newest library is the award-winning Kaisa Library in the city centre. The materials and literature are available to you in virtual, mobile or traditional book form.
The University of Helsinki offers extensive and modern IT services for the most common needs of the students, researchers, teachers, and other staff. In addition, researchers are offered a set of services designed to support research, the most important of which are saving and information sharing services, as well as customised IT solutions.
Make sure that life isn’t all about studies but remember to exercise as well. UniSport is an exercise centre for students with several locations where experiences are more important than performance.
They offer a wide variety of sports from body combat to pilates and floorball to hot yoga. With the affordable membership card (12/4/1 months) you can attend the group exercise classes and use their gyms and open ball game shifts on all campuses.
UniSport also offers diverse training courses in various sports, as well as personal training, massage and testing services. If you put together your own team, you can participate in the ball games series organised by UniSport.
The core of any university is their students, and the University of Helsinki is no different. All the students are members of the Student Union of the University of Helsinki (HYY), which gives them the possibility to choose between multiple student organisations to find one that suits their vision of ideal student life!
The Student Union of the University of Helsinki (HYY) is the largest and oldest student union in Finland and the roof organisation of all student activity at the University of Helsinki. All degree students are members of the Student Union.
The main purpose of the Student Union is to promote the interests of its 26 000 members both at the university and in society.
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