Unioninkatu 37 (P.O. Box 54)
00014 University of Helsinki
Phone +358 294 1911 (University)
Fax +358-2941 24835
Welcome to the Faculty of Social Sciences!
The Faculty of Social Sciences is an international multidisciplinary institute providing education in the Finnish, Swedish and English languages.
The Faculty educates experts who are well versed in various social phenomena in different cultures, and who bear responsibility for the promotion of human values both locally and globally.
More than one fourth of those holding a Master’s degree and about one third of those holding a doctorate in the social sciences in Finland are graduates of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Helsinki.
Faculty`s office is closed during Christmas holidays
Faculty´s Office and both Deparment offices are closed during Christmas from 22. December 2014 until 6. January.
Contact details for the Institute of Criminology and Legal Policy (National Research Institute of Legal Policy) and the National Consumer Research Centre
On 1 January 2015, the National Consumer Research Centre will become part of the University of Helsinki's Department of Political and Economic Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences. At the same time, the National Research Institute of Legal Policy will join the Department of Social Research at the Faculty of Social Sciences. The Institute will be renamed the Institute of Criminology and Legal Policy.
The contact details of both research institutes will change with their new status
Apply for Master´s programmes until 30 january 2015
Application for Master's programmes through University Admissions Finland (UAF) opens on December 1, 2014 and closes on January 30, 2015.
The Faculty of Social Sciences offers several options in different fields to pursue an English language Master´s degree at the University of Helsinki.
Nordic Latin American Research Network Conference June 11-13.2015
The 8th NOLAN Conference “Struggles over Resources in Latin America” will be held in Helsinki in June 11-13 2015, as part of the celebrations of the 375th Anniversary of the University of Helsinki.