Enjoy the academic year 2019-2020!
The opening ceremony of the academic year at the University of Helsinki is held on 2 September.
At the University of Helsinki, we believe that the power of thought can change attitudes, people and society - for the world. However, we cannot do this alone. Explore our degree programmes taught in English and join us in our efforts to bring hope for the globe. To keep updated about the application process and dates, subscribe to our Admissions Newsletter.
Check out all our Master’s and Doctoral Programmes together with their programme-specific entry requirements.
How to apply
Read about the application process, scholarships, tuition fees and other practical information related to admissions.
For international students
Discover life as a student at the University of Helsinki and why Helsinki is one of the most liveable cities in the world.
Do you want to study abroad and complete a degree at a high-ranked university in Europe? Choose the University of Helsinki, often ranked among the top 100 universities in the world, and experience the world-famous education system of Finland. The next application period for the International Master's Programmes and the Bachelor's Programme in Science is from 3 Dec 2019 to 10 Jan 2020.
Exchange studies, visiting students and other study options
University of Helsinki offers various options besides the degree programmes to complete university-level courses.
Helsinki Summer School
Experience an academic summer session in Helsinki, earn credits and make friends.
Contact information for the units that provide services for applicants and students.