Contact Information

Area and Cultural Studies is part of the Department of World Cultures.

P. O. Box 59
00014 University of Helsinki
Unioninkatu 38 A
tel. +358 (0)294 1911 (operator)


Area and Cultural Studies


Area and Cultural Studies is an interdisciplinary subject on societies, cultures and intercultural encounters.

Students can choose to focus on one of the following area tracks within the programme:

Area and Cultural Studies is also home to an international Master's Degree Programme in Intercultural Encounters.



"In conjunction with the Embassy of Ireland in Finland, Area & Cultural Studies also hosts the Helsinki Irish Studies Seminar."

"Helsinki Irish Studies Seminar"