Application is open
The online application for studies starting in autumn 2022 is now open. The deadline to apply is 5 Jan 2022 at 15:00 (UTC+2).
How will mathematics and informatics help you understand nature?

Life Sciences is one of the strategic research fields at the University of Helsinki. The multidisciplinary Master’s Programme in Life Science Informatics (LSI)integrates research excellence and research infrastructures in the Helsinki Institute of Life Sciences (HiLIFE). As a student, you will gain access to active research communities on three campuses: Kumpula, Viikki, and Meilahti. The unique combination of study opportunities tailored from the offering of the three campuses provides an attractive educational profile.

In the programme, you gain the knowledge and the skills for a career in life science research. You can specialise in Biomathematics, Biostatistics, Eco-evolutionary Informatics or Bioinformatics and Systems Medicine.

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 English
Tuition fee per year (only non-EU/EEA citizens) 15 000 EUR
Application period Begins: 01 Dec 2021 at 08:00 (UCT+2) Ends: 05 Jan 2022 at 15:00 (UCT+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 requirements, 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. The admission requirements for the programme can be found in Studyinfo.