Mission and values
Our mission is to take ambition to a new dimension and put the University at the forefront of the international competitiveness in life sciences. We foster high quality research, education and innovation from fundamental biology to human and ecosystem wellbeing, and stimulate collaboration across campuses and disciplines. Our values constitute our identity and are visible in everyday activities.

Out­stand­ing re­search­ers

We believe that breakthroughs emerge by giving talented researchers sufficient resources and freedom to pursue their ambitions and expertise towards higher goals. Tenure track professorships provide scientists with strong track record clear career path across life sciences. With our educational programs we aim to launch careers of gifted scientists.

Ex­cel­lent in­ter­na­tional en­vir­on­ment

Here you will be part of an international team, using English as your working language. Our cutting edge infrastructures and services enable top science and education in an interdisciplinary, international environment. Not to mention that Finland is an outstanding country for families with young kids with world-class public day-care and education, and Helsinki as a city offers a range of foreign language schooling options.

In­nov­at­ive research

We encourage development and transfer of new knowledge for the good of society, and provide a clear path for technology transfer and innovation. Within the Health Capital Helsinki initiative we aim to foster a climate where collaboration with industry thrives.