The department offers top education in geography, geology, and geophysics. The department is in charge of the Bachelors programmes in geosciences and geography.
A total of some 85 new students are admitted to these programmes annually. In addition, the department is in charge of the Masters programmes in geography, geology, geophysics, and urban studies and planning.
Many of the students, who have completed their Master’s degree, go on to take their postgraduate degree within one of the dynamic research groups at the department. The postgraduate students of the department belong to the doctoral programmes at the University of Helsinki.