The Department of World Cultures is part of the Faculty of Arts.
PO Box 59
00014 University of Helsinki
Unioninkatu 38 A
+358 (0)294 1911 (operator)
About the Department
The Department of World Cultures
- explores languages, cultures, societies and religion in Asia, Africa, Latin America, North America, the Nordic countries, Europe, and Russia
- studies both the past and the present
- develops theories and methods of area and cultural studies as well as language research
- educates experts in these language and cultural regions for the needs of society
- engages in the public discussion around these disciplines and geographical areas.