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Explore the possibilities of undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Helsinki. Find your favourite and apply during the application period.Information about doctoral programmes
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology │ Master’s programme
Gain a perspective on biology from the level of genes to communities of species by studying ecology, evolutionary biology and conservation biology. Teaching is varied with field courses ranging from the northern subarctic region to tropical rainforests.
Environmental Change and Global Sustainability │ Master’s programme
Learn to tackle global environmental and sustainability challenges by integrating both natural and social sciences perspectives. You can study topics like food and sustainability, climate studies, indigenous studies, urban studies, global land use or Baltic sea studies.
Genetics and Molecular Biosciences │ Master’s programme
Get in-depth knowledge and skills in modern genetics and molecular biosciences. You can specialise according to your own interests in Biochemistry and Structural Biology, Cell and Developmental Biology, Genetics and Genomics or Molecular Analytical Health Biosciences.
Integrative Plant Sciences │ Master’s programme
Study the diversity of wild and cultivated plants from the Arctic to the Tropics, as well as plant functions from the molecular to the ecosystem level. You can choose courses on topics like plant biotechnology and breeding, molecular biology and genetics or plant ecology and evolutionary biology.
Neuroscience │ Master’s programme
Study the brain and the entire nervous system at different levels of organisation, from genes and molecules to nerve cells and networks. Specialise in neuroscience or cell and systems physiology and choose courses in molecular and cellular neuroscience, regeneration biology, electrophysiology, brain disorders, etc.
Urban Studies and Planning │ Master’s programme
Become a professional capable of understanding and addressing complex urban development challenges. You can specialise in Urban Planning and Design, Urban Ecologies and Systems or Urban Life, Economy and Cultures. This is a joint programme with Aalto University.