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 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.

The scope of our Master's Programmes 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.

Explore our programmes and visit their websites.

Application dates

The applications for studies starting in autumn 2021 closed on 15 Jan 2021. Thank you to all the applicants!

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. The next application period for studies starting in autumn 2022 will start at the end of 2021.

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Information about applying

The information behind the links helps you 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 2021 intake that closed on 15 Jan 2021.