Congratulations to our new students
Welcome to the University of Helsinki! Find out how to get a smooth start this autumn and learn more in the instructions for students.
Welcome new students
We are happy to welcome all our new students starting their studies at the University of Helsinki in autumn 2020! In the Welcome Letters, you will find the rector's greetings to you as well as other useful information that helps with getting a smooth start with your studies. You can also find a lot of practical information in the Instructions for students.
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 with teaching in English and join us in our efforts to bring hope for the globe. To keep updated about all the application dates and processes, subscribe to our Admissions Newsletter.
When to apply for studies
Find out what type of degrees and studies are on offer and when to apply.
Bachelor's and Master's Programmes
Search for undergraduate and postgraduate studies and visit the programme websites for more information.
For international students
Find out more about life as a student at the University of Helsinki in the capital city of Finland.
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.
University of Helsinki offers besides the degree programmes also education and opportunities for independent learning.
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.