The Faculty in numbers
This page contains the key figures for the Faculty’s operations.
Completed degrees

In 2021, the Faculty of Science produced degrees as follows:

Scientific operation

The Department continued its international and active scientific operations in 2020. The number of scientific publications remained high, and the amount of external funding was significant. The number of teaching and research personnel has increased slightly.

International community

The Faculty of Science is international and multidisciplinary. The proportion of international degree students and staff has been growing steadily for several years.

Gender distribution of graduates

The Faculty of Science at the University of Helsinki has a staff of 1,174 (in 3/2019). The following diagram depicts the gender distribution of the Faculty staff by professional group. The diagram does not include other staff (such as administrative project staff and IT staff), bringing the number of staff down to 1,150. Of these, 813 are men and 337 women. The proportion of women and men has remained the same compared to 2018: women account for 29% and men for 71%.