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Master's Programme in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Master's Programme in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Study at the University of Helsinki and become an expert in ecology, evolutionary biology and conservation biology.
Study at the University of Helsinki and become an expert in ecology, evolutionary biology and conservation biology.
Application period starts 03 Dec 2019
Scope of studies and length
120 ECTS credits, 2 years
Degree level
Master
Application period
03 Dec 2019 - 10 Jan 2020
Language of instruction
Finnish, Swedish, English
Tuition fee per year (only non-EU/EEA citizens)
15 000€
Eligibility to apply for a master's programme requires an applicable bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualification.

Which spe­cies are able to ad­apt to en­vir­on­mental change?

Ecology and evolutionary biology offer a perspective on biology from the level of genes to communities of species. In the Master's programme in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, you become familiar with a wide variety of topics in three areas: ecology, evolutionary biology and conservation biology.

The programme is diverse and multidisciplinary. You attend lectures, laboratory and computer training courses, interactive seminars and study tours. The field courses range from the northern subarctic region to tropical rainforests. You also benefit from the Centres of Excellence of Metapopulation Biology and Biological Interactions that are located in the department.

Find out more about the programme structure, content and courses from the link below.

How to ap­ply

The quick guide gives you a general overview of the application process and how to apply. Make sure that you meet the admission requirements, prepare your documents in advance and apply when applications are open.

Please note that there is only one intake per academic year. You must submit your application online at the Finnish national application portal Studyinfo. The online application form is open only during the application period. Also the admission requirements for the programme can be found in Studyinfo.

Admission Services

If you have any questions about the admissions process at the University of Helsinki, please contact the Admission Services for guidance and support.