University's anniversary celebration
In March, the University celebrates its anniversary. The anniversary is celebrated in commemoration of the signing of the University Statutes at Nyköping on 26 March 1640.
University’s anniversary celebration, 26 March

Traditionally, the anniversary ceremony and the evening reception are invitation-only events. However, nowadays we celebrate the University of Helsinki also with virtual events that are open for anyone. In 2021, we have an anniversary week.

Read more about the programme!