Discover the University of Helsinki

Do you want to study abroad in Europe and the Nordic countries? Why not consider studying in Finland at the University of Helsinki, one of the top 1% research universities in the world? Find out more about studies and student life with us, get to know our students and discover why the education system in Finland and the quality of life in Helsinki are considered to be amongst the best in the world.

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Study at one of the world's top 1% universities
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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
Practicalities of student life in Helsinki