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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Orientation Course for Exchange and Visiting Students




9:15 – 10:00    Faculty Presentation
Venue: Unioninkatu 35, auditorium 116

10:00 – 10:15 Split to tutor groups
First tutor meeting

10:00 - 17:00 Welcome Fair
Venue: Language Centre, Fabianinkatu 26

At the Welcome Fair students can receive attendance certificates, user IDs and passwords, travel card forms etc.

  • Library Services, at 13-14.30, room 206
  • IT Services, at 13-14.30 Laura Pesola and Jani Ojanen, room 204
  • Travel Card, at 13-14.30 Jarkko Kinnunen, room 203


10:00 – 12:00   ICT orientation
Venue: Aleksandria, K130, K131 and K133, Fabianinkatu 28
The ICT orientation lasts two hours and it gives the student a short introduction to computer and e-mail use at the university as well as to the use of the WebOodi-system. The students attend the course with their tutor groups. More information about the exact time and place is available from the tutors at the beginning of the Orientation course. Please check the classroom of your session here in mid-December.

The tutor groups are divided in groups for the

Third and fourth tutor meetings
Venue and time selected by the tutor