The Helsinki Institute of Urban and Regional Studies (Urbaria) is a vibrant multidisciplinary research community of active researchers in academia and topical societal issues.
Who are we?

We are the Director of the Urbaria Institute Mari Vaattovaara and the Liaison Manager Mikko Posti. On this page, you can find the full list of Urbaria affiliated researchers and the cross-disciplinary group Postdoc Forum. We are happy to tell you more about the support, services and opportunities offered by Urbaria. Please don't hesitate to contact us! 


Phone: +358 50 471 6334

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Urbaria membership is open for all researchers and postdoctoral students affiliated with the University of Helsinki. 

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Postdoc Forum

Urbaria Postdoc Forum is an interdisciplinary co-creation program funded by the cities of Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa. It aims to develop urban-themed research, information exchange and cooperation between universities and cities.