About the Faculty

The Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry is an expert in the responsible use of renewable natural resources both in Finland and worldwide. We focus on the agricultural and forest sciences, food and nutrition, microbiology, as well as on economics and management.

The Faculty is located on the Viikki Campus. The Faculty is located on the Viikki Campus in Helsinki, with Viikki Research Farm. Other faculty locations are in Mikkeli and Seinäjoki. Faculty manages also Hyytiälä research station located in North-Häme and Muddusjärvi reseach station in Northern Lapland. Annually aproximately 250 students graduate with Master's degree. Doctoral degrees are awarded c.40 annually. Altogether faculty hosts 2600 students.

The mission of the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry is to promote the sustainable use of renewable natural resources through scientific research and research-based teaching. We cover the full natural resource chain from farm to fork, the entire field of forest sciences from soil chemistry to marketing, as well as the environmental effects of related activities. Our research is based on the natural sciences, economics and technology. With these resources, you can go far!