How to Apply?

Teaching is based on research, both of which are of the highest standard. At graduate level, the University of Helsinki offers dozens of English-speaking programmes to choose from. Our international students rank the technology, learning spaces, and above all, our laboratories to top positions globally. The total enrolment of international students, including visiting students, is presently almost 3000.

Browse the brochure for more information about the programmes, admissions and student life: International Master's Programmes Brochure 2015

  • Soon is the time to apply!

    Take the language test and prepare your application documents. The application period for graduate studies period starts on December 1,2014.

  • Exchange studies

    If you would like to study at the University of Helsinki for an academic term or year and then transfer your credits to your home university, you can apply for exchange student status.

    Who can apply for exchange student status?
  • STEP - Subject Teacher Education Programme in English

    STEP - Subject Teacher Education Programme in English is 60 ECTS and it is geared for both Finnish and international students.

    The programme gives official qualifications for teaching in basic and upper secondary education in Finland and the STEP qualification can be recognized by other countries in the EU.

Contact information
  • Admission services
  • Tel. +358 2941 24140 (customer service)
  • P.O.Box 3, FI-00014 University of Helsinki
  • Street address: Fabianinkatu 33, 1st floor
  • Opening hours