Graduate applicants

Students who have completed a Bachelor's degree can apply to the Master's Degree Programmes (instruction in English) or directly to our other major subjects without entrance examination (instruction in Finnish and Swedish).

More information on the application process for direct admission in major subjects is available on the infosite for applicants (in Finnish). Information in Swedish available here.

Eligibility and Application Deadline
Applicants who have completed an undergraduate degree in a relevant field are eligible to apply to graduate level studies. More information about applying can be found here.

Language of Instruction
The main language of instruction is Finnish. Some courses are also offered in Swedish. It is not possible to complete the Master of Science degree without adequate knowledge of Finnish language except in International Master's Degree Programmes.

Language Requirements
All applicants applying directly to major subjects (not Master's Degree Programmes) need to submit a certification of their Finnish or Swedish language skills. Table of required language test scores and ways to prove the language skills can be found here. In the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry the required score level in Finnish and Swedish is the communication level.

Contact information
Further information on is available in Faculty Office from the International Coordinator:
tel. +358-(0)-2491 58247
e-mail: mmtdk-international(at)

Viikinkaari 11 (P.O. Box 62)
00014 University of Helsinki
fax: +358-(0)-2491 58575