Geography | Master's programme

How to un­der­stand geo­graph­ical de­vel­op­ment and dif­fer­en­ti­ation of our planet?

Our Master's Programme in Geography is based on high-quality research groups operating in some of the major fields of geography. Nearly 60 Master's students begin their studies every autumn. The students are provided with a set of skills that are essential in the contemporary labour market. The discipline of geography is an internationally recognised and vibrant scientific community which welcomes you to study at the University of Helsinki.

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

Basic information
Scope of studies and length 120 ECTS credits, 2 years
Degree level Master
Language Finnish, English, Swedish
Tuition fee per year (only non-EU/EEA citizens) 13 000 EUR
Application period Begins: 02 Jan 2025 at 08:00 (UTC+2) Ends: 16 Jan 2025 at 15:00 (UTC+2)
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 criteria, prepare your documents in advance and apply when applications are open.

Please note that there is only one intake per academic year. The online application form is open only during the application period. Also the admission criteria for the programme can be found in Studyinfo.

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