Planning Officer Minna Oroza
tel. +358 2941 23614

Aleksanteri Institute
P.O.Box 42 (Unioninkatu 33)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

aleksanteri [at]
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ECEBB International Students International

Erasmus - incoming students

First of all, you are nominated as an applicant (latest two weeks before the application deadline) to the University of Helsinki, Aleksanteri Institute by your home university. After the nomination you can apply for exchange to the University of Helsinki.

Information concerning the application process, application form, application deadlines, academic calendar and housing etc can be found at the University of Helsinki International Exchange Services (IES) website. Start your application process by registering at the Mobility-Online Portal (select: your country, home institution and exchange programme: Erasmus SMS, Faculty at the University of Helsinki: Art, Department: Aleksanteri Institute, and the academic year).

Learning agreement: The Aleksanteri Institute incoming exchange students can take courses from the Faculty of Arts and/or Faculty of Social Sciences depending on the subject area defined in the Erasmus agreement between the Aleksanteri Institute and student's home faculty or department. A suitable discipline of either of the above mentioned faculties is designated by IES as a home discipline for an incoming exchange student.

For further information on courses offered by Arts and Social Sciences faculties please see IES website on studies (see Course Information).

The incoming students are very welcome to take courses organised by the Aleksanteri Institute East Central European, Balkan and Baltic Studies (ECEBB) and Ukrainian Studies. You can find courses from the University of Helsinki electronic course catalogue WebOodi:
1. Go to WebOodi front page (you don't have to login)
2. Go to Instructions/Courses (in the left colum) > Course catalogues > Faculty of Arts> Aleksanteri Institute
3. Click on
East Central European, Balkan and Baltic Studies > Choose 'Teaching' sheet
Ukrainian Studies Study Block > Choose 'Teaching' sheet

All the courses (with links to WebOodi) can also be found at the Aleksanteri Institute website:

Please note that in Spring when incoming students leave in their applications, only the current academic teaching programmes are available, so the students can make their learning agreements based on the current year's teaching programme. The teaching programmes are usually published in Summer before the start of the academic year.

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