Please note that the University of Helsinki does not publish the names of the admitted students.
Your information will be saved to the University’s student register in two weeks’ time when you have:
You can activate you user account, apply for a student card and sign up for courses only after your information has been saved to the student register.
If you register as an attending student for the whole academic year or for one semester, you have to pay the health care fee for students in higher education to Kela (the Social Insurance Institution of Finland). Read more about the health care fee for students in higher education from Kela’s website.
You must apply for a residence permit to study in Finland, unless you are a citizen of the EU, the Nordic countries, Liechtenstein or Switzerland. Please start applying for your residence permit as soon as possible before the peak time in July-August, as it may take long time to process. Please note that you must apply for a residence permit for study. You can start your application for the residence permit at Finnish Immigration Service MIGRI’s online service EnterFinland. Note! Please read also instructions on residence permit applications during the COVID-19 outbreak.