How to Get Started

Faculty Office:
Unioninkatu 37 (P.O. Box 54)
00014 University of Helsinki
Phone +358 294 1911 (University)
Fax +358-2941 24835
E-mail soc-sci[at]

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Welcome to the Faculty of Social Sciences!

This web page is dedicated to new international students of the Faculty of Social Sciences. We have collected information and links that will help you in getting started with your studies.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the International Coordinator Ms Marianne Järveläinen (e-mail: soc-sci(at), tel. 09-191 24807). You can also contact the International Coordinator personally during fixed office hours on Wednesdays 9-11 or by appointment.


New International Students in Autumn 2015

The Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences decided to accept 78 new students to study for the Master's programmes of the Faculty on 29 April 2015. The newly accepted students will start their studies in Autumn 2015.

The competition was hard as 727 applicants submitted their applications to the programmes of the Faculty, and app. 11 % of them were accepted. We congratulate the admitted students!



Intensive Finnish Language Course in August

University of Helsinki offers an Intensive Finnish course to the new  international master's students of the University of Helsinki in August!

For more information about the course, social programme and applying, please visit the homepage of the Helsinki Summer School: