Department

Division of Biogeoscience
Division of Geology and Geochemistry
Division of Urban Geograpahy and Regional Studies
Study Office

P.O. Box 64
(Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2a)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

Department Office
Institute of Seismology

P.O. Box 68
(Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2b)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

phone +358 294 1911 (university exchange)
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Department of Geosciences and Geography

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The Department of Geosciences and Geography is an exceptionally diverse unit for academic research and education. Our research interest range from exploring the experiences of minorities in cities, through plate tectonics to how environments have c hanged since life began. The common denominator of the research at the Department is our planet Earth, from its core to the structures of its surface.  The Institute of Seismology, which is a part of the Department, carries out international responsibilities in connection to monitoring seismic activities and the ban on nuclear tests.

The Department offers two main study programs (geography and geology). These in turn contain three major subjects (geography, geology and regional science) consisting of thirteen fields of specialization. The Department provides students with the opportunity to concentrate on a subject of their choice and to get a reputable university degree which will give them access to today´s international job market.

We warmly welcome you to study and carry out research at the Department of Geosciences and Geography!