University of Helsinki

The University of Helsinki is rooted in Finland, making an impact on the world

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 in the top 1 %. Through the power of knowledge, the University has contributed to society, education and welfare since 1640.

Three core duties

During the years, our academic community has grown into 40 000 people scattered into 11 faculties on four campuses. Now, our research and education set global benchmarks, and we believe that the search for new knowledge and boundary-breaking research can lead to solutions that have a real, global impact on the future.

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.