Apply to International master's programmes

The University of Helsinki offers 35 multidisciplinary Master's programmes with English as the language of instruction. Get to know the programmes and find out how to apply.
Get to know our programmes

In our Master's programmes, you can build a degree based on your own interests with the help of our wide range of multidisciplinary study options and courses offered by 11 faculties. The scope is 120 ECTS credits to be completed with two years of full-time study. You learn from the best in their field and get a solid foundation for doctoral studies.

In the International Master's Programmes, the language of instruction is English. However, in many of the programmes you can also complete studies partly or fully in Finnish and/or Swedish. Always check the language information on the programme website.

Application dates

The applications for studies starting in autumn 2024 closed on 3 Jan 2024. The admission results have been sent to the applicants by e-mail and can also be found by logging into your My Studyinfo –service. Welcome to our new 2024 Master's students!

The application period for studies starting in autumn 2025 is from 9 Dec 2024 to 2 Jan 2025. Please note that our International Master's Programmes only have one intake per academic year. You can only submit your application during the application period.

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Information about applying

The information behind the links helps with your application process to an International Master's Programme at the University of Helsinki. Please note that these instructions apply to the application round for the autumn 2024 intake that closed on 3 Jan 2024.

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