University of Helsinki

Explore our multidisciplinary themes

A multidisciplinary approach, high-quality teaching and collaboration with partners help us identify solutions to the biggest challenges of our time. Delve deep into our themes to gain a better understanding of ongoing global change and its effects, and learn about our teaching and events related to these topics.

The best place to work

One of our strategic choices is to support the wellbeing, inclusivity and equality of our community. In 2030, we want to be the best place to study, teach, research and work. Could the University of Helsinki be a good workplace for you too?

Open and multidisciplinary research – for the world

Our multidisciplinary research university creates opportunities for cooperation that transcends borders between traditional fields of science. Openness strengthens research and its impact on society. Get to know our research, our researchers and the services that we offer to our researchers.

A community of research and learning based on courageous thought and dialogue

Our success is based on in-depth and innovative discipline-specific knowledge, interdisciplinary research and teaching of a high standard. Get to know our strategy and our people. Collaborate with us!

The University of Helsinki is located in Finland. It is the oldest and largest institution of academic education in the country. The university is an international scientific community of 40,000 students and researchers. In international university rankings, the University of Helsinki typically ranks among the top 100. Through the power of science, the University has contributed to society, education and welfare since 1640.