Contact details and units

Our Faculty is located on Viikki Campus in Helsinki, which includes the Viikki Research Farm, Viikki Plant Growth Facilities and the Viikki Arboretum. The Ruralia Institute operates in Seinäjoki and Mikkeli. The Hyytiälä Forestry Field Station in Juupajoki located in Pirkanmaa specifically serves research and teaching related to forest and atmospheric sciences.
Service addresses

Admission services

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Student services

Student services at the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry are provided by Viikki Student Services.

Doctoral education

Viikki doctoral study services

P.O.Box 62, 00014 University of Helsinki


Visiting address: Infocenter Korona (Viikinkaari 11), room 2010 (by appointment)

Administrative services


Agnes Sjöbergin katu 2

P.O.Box  66

00014 University of Helsinki


Ruralia Institute

Contact details of the Ruralia Institute

HR Services

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Communications for press and media

Personnel A - Ö

All staff in our Faculty

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Dean Ritva Toivonen

Executive Assistant: Jessica Mildh

Vice-Dean Laura Alakukku

The vice-dean for infrastructures

Vice-Dean Janna Pietikäinen

The vice-dean for aca­demic af­fairs

Vice-Dean Mari Sandell

The vice-dean for public engagement

Vice-Dean Anne Toppinen

Anne Toppinen is in charge of research affairs and doctoral education

Department of Agricultural Sciences
  • Latokartanonkaari 5 ja 7, P.O. Box 27
  • Viikinkaari 9, P.O. Box 56
  • Koetilantie 5, P.O. Box 28

00014 University of Helsinki


Department director Pekka Uimari
Deputy director Mari Pihlatie
Department of Economics and Management

Latokartanonkaari 5

P.O. Box 27

00014 University of Helsinki

Department director Marko Lindroos
Deputy director Bodo Steiner
Deputy director Leena Rantamäki-Lahtinen when matters are handled in Finnish
Department of Food and Nutrition

Agnes Sjöbergin katu 2

P.O. Box 66

00014 University of Helsinki

Department director Marina Heinonen
Deputy director Mikael Fogelholm
Department of Forest Sciences

Latokartanonkaari 7

P.O. Box 27

00014 University of Helsinki

Department director Markus Holopainen
Deputy director Juan Porcar-Castell
Department of Microbiology

Viikinkaari 9

P.O. Box 56

00014 University of Helsinki

Department director Per Saris
Deputy director Taina Lundell
Ruralia Institute

Lönnrotinkatu 7



Kampusranta 9


Ruralia Institute's director Sami Kurki
Ruralia Institute's deputy director Torsti Hyyryläinen
Research stations and other Faculty units

Instrument Centre

The Instrument Centre coordinates activities related to the acquisition, maintenance and repairs of the research and teaching equipment of the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, as well as its property affairs. In addition, the Instrument Centre is responsible for maintaining the Faculty’s isotope unit.

The radiation safety

The radiation safety of isotope use is coordinated by Senior Engineer Aarno Pelkonen.

Research stations

Hyytiälä Forestry Field Station

Hyytiäläntie 124


Research Field Station Muddusjärvi (in Finnish)


In Viikki

Viikki Research Farm

Koetilantie 5

P.O. Box 28

00014 University of Helsinki

Viikki Plant Growth Facilities

Kanslerinkaari 2

P.O. Box 27

00014 University of Helsinki

Viikin Arboretum

Hakalantie 1

00790 Helsinki