The Academic Medical Center Helsinki (AMCH), one of the best medical campuses in Europe, brings top research, teaching and medical care together every day. The core of the AMCH’s work is the close cooperation between the University of Helsinki’s Faculty of Medicine, the Helsinki Institute of Life Science (HiLIFE) and the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) to provide the very best for its patients.
The Academic Medical Center Helsinki: Meilahti Campus
Meilahti is easily reached by public transport. See the area map and directions on the HUS map and the City of Helsinki Travel Guide Reittiopas. On the University of Helsinki Shared teaching facilities you will find all the Meilahti campus facilities.
The Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, offers the undergraduate degrees of Licentiate of Medicine, Licentiate of Dentistry, and Master of Science (graduates from the international Master’s Programme in Translational Medicine). The undergraduate degrees of the Faculty of Medicine will also include the degrees of Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) and Master of Arts (Psychology) as well as the degrees of Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts with a major in logopedics.
At HUS Helsinki University Hospital more than half a million patients receive medical care annually. HUS have 25,000 professionals working for the best of all patients. HUS is responsible for providing specialized health care for the residents of our 24 member municipalities.
HiLIFE Helsinki Institute of Life Science is a new institute established in 2017 that supports high quality life science research across the University campuses and faculties.
The robust research expertise of the campus ranges from basic biological research to clinical applications. The research focus areas are malignant growth, the brain and the mind, infection, metabolism and degeneration. The research also covers topics such as determining the etiology of diseases, disease prevention, diagnostics and personalised medicine as well as translational research and drug discovery. Genomic data open many new opportunities in patient care. In addition, research seeks to support the efficacy of care, patient safety, the promotion of health and the functionality of the service system. Corporate cooperation is also generating new operational models on the campus.