For international students

Studies and student life in Helsinki

What's it like to study at the University of Helsinki as an international student? Get to know our students and study options, and find out why the Finnish education system and quality of life in Helsinki are considered amongst the best in the world.

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If you already are a student at the University of Helsinki, go to the Studies service for students.

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Practicalities of student life in Helsinki
Study for the world

At the University of Helsinki, we believe that the power of knowledge can change attitudes, people and society – for the world. Our goal is to produce and share high-impact knowledge that contributes to solving global challenges affecting us all. See how our students make an impact.

Our core values