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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)helsinki.fi, tel. 09-191 24807). You can also contact the International Coordinator personally during fixed office hours on Wednesdays 9-11 or by appointment.
Timetable of ICT orientation updated
The timetable of the ICT session held on 9 January from 10 am. onwards is now updated. Please check when your tutor will have your session here.
Exchange Students in spring 2014
The Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences decided to accept 64 exchange students to the Faculty of Social Sciences for spring semester 2014. The Orientation programme for incoming students is available here. Also, each student is assigned a student tutor who helps the new student to get started with his/her studies.
New International Students in Autumn 2013
The Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences decided to accept 75 new students to study for the Master's programmes of the Faculty on 5 April 2013. The newly accepted students will start their studies in Autumn 2013.
The competition was hard as 686 applicants submitted their applications to the programmes of the Faculty, and app. 11 % of them were accepted. We congratulate the admitted students!
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