The Department of Modern Languages
PO Box 24
00014 University of Helsinki
Unioninkatu 40 B, 6th floor

+358-2-941 24480

nykykielet-toimisto [at] helsinki.fi

The Department of Modern Languages is part of the
Faculty of Arts.

Subjects

The department provides teaching and supervision in 22 subjects.

Current students will find more information on Flamma intranet.
Prospective students, please refer to admissions information.

17 major subjects

Seventeen of our subjects can be studied as a major. Please note that for some languages there are separate subjects for philology and translation.

The major subjects have their own websites:

Baltic Languages and Cultures
Cognitive Science  
English Philology Translation of English
French Philology (includes a translation specialist option)  
General Linguistics  
Germanic Philology Translation of German
Italian Philology
Language Technology  
Phonetics  
Portuguese Philology
Russian Language and Literature Translation of Russian
Spanish Philology  
Translation Studies
West and South Slavonic Languages and Cultures  

5 other subjects

In addition, it is possible to complete study modules in five other subjects:

Entrance exams for minor subjects

All of our subjects can be studied as a minor. Please find more information on minor subject studies.

Degree Programme on Translation Studies and Multilingual Communication

See also the Degree Programme on Translation Studies and Multilingual Communication for students with a BA degree.