Admission Services

How can we help you? Do you have questions about the study options the University of Helsinki offers? Do you wish to apply to the University of Helsinki? Contact the Admission Services – we have the answers. In case you are interested in studying at the Open University or you have questions regarding the course registration, please don't hesitate to contact the Admission Services.

The application period for our International Master's Programmes is now open! You can apply until 10 January 2020 (for studies starting in autumn 2020). To keep updated about the admissions at the University of Helsinki, sign up for our Admissions Newsletter

HY+ is arranging a training course for immigrants who need support in applying to university-level studies in Finland. The application period is from 1 December 2019 to 7 January 2020. You can find more information (in Finnish) on the AKVA-programme website

Exceptions in opening hours

December 6th Our telephone service is closed

December 12th Our telephone service is closed
December 12th Our customer service at the Think Corner is closed

Contact us anytime and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

If you have any questions regarding the University of Helsinki please e-mail: admissions(at)

If you have any questions regarding the Open university please e-mail: opiskelijaksiavoimeen(at)

Please do not send messages containing personal information (e.g. identity number or other confidential information) via e-mail.

Our telephone hours are from Monday to Friday 12 noon to 2 p.m. (local Finnish time).
Tel. +358 2941 24140

You can meet us at the Think Corner or book an appointment.

Think Corner:

Come meet us at the Think Corner! We are available Tuesdays and Thursdays 12 noon – 2 p.m. and Wednesdays 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. NB! Our customer service at the Think Corner is closed on December 4th and December 12th.

Our customer service at the Think Corner is designed for quick and spontaneous visits. Drop in and ask us any questions you have in mind or stop by to have a chat. Our admission advisers will answer any questions regarding the University and how to apply. You can also enroll to Open University courses here.

You will find the Think Corner across from the Porthania building, located at Yliopistonkatu 4. You can find further instructions here

Book an appointment:

Our customer service at the University main building is available by appointment only.
Book an appointment

Location: University main building, Fabianinkatu 33, ground floor. Our location on the map.