In addition to applications received by the deadline, further applicants may be invited to the positions.

A total of 20 people applied for the positions of vice-rector of the University of Helsinki by the deadline:

Tom Böhling
MD Tom Böhling is Head of Medicum at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Helsinki and Professor of Pathology.

Paula Eerola
PhD Paula Eerola is Dean of the Faculty of Science and Professor of Elementary Particle Physics at the University of Helsinki.

Alexander Elkin
Mast. Alexander Elkin is founder of iCityGuide and the CEO.

Said Irandoust
PhD Said Irandoust is a consultant for higher education and research institutions based in South-East Asia. He has been Vice-Chancellor of the University of Borås (y. 2001-2005) and President of Asian Institute of Technology (y. 2005-2013).

Laura Kolbe
PhD Laura Kolbe is Professor of European History at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Helsinki.

Atte Korhola
PhD Atte Korhola is Professor of Environmental Change at the Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences of the University of Helsinki.

Hanna Korsberg
PhD Hanna Korsberg is Professor of Theatre Research at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Helsinki.

Sari Lindblom
PhD Sari Lindblom is Vice Rector of the University of Helsinki and Professor of University Pedagogy at the Faculty of Educational Sciences of the University of Helsinki.

Hannu Nieminen
PhD Hannu Nieminen is Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Professor of Media and Communications Policy at the University of Helsinki.

Kai Nordlund
PhD Kai Nordlund is Head of the Department of Physics and Professor of Physics at the Faculty of Science of the University of Helsinki.

Jussi Pakkasvirta
D.Soc.Sc. Jussi Pakkasvirta is Vice Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Head of Department of Cultures and Professor of Area and Cultural Studies at the University of Helsinki.

Heikki Patomäki
D.Soc.Sc. Heikki Patomäki is Professor of World Politics at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Helsinki.

Petri Pellikka
PhD Petri Pellikka is Professor of Geoinformatics at the Faculty of Science of the University of Helsinki.

Juha Raitio
LL.D Juha Raitio is Professor of European Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Helsinki.

Ashok Kumar Ramadoss
PhD Ashok Kumar Ramadoss is Assistant Professor of Coimbatore Institute of Technology, India.

Annamari Ranki
MD Annamari Ranki is Professor of Dermatology and Venereology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Helsinki.

Khadijeh Rezaie
M.A. Khadijeh Rezaie is a designer and tailor for clothes and handmade leather bags.

Leif Schulman
PhD Leif Schulman is Director of Finnish Museum of Natural History at the University of Helsinki.

Hanna Snellman
PhD Hanna Snellman is Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Professor of Ethnology at the University of Helsinki.

One applicant did not want their name published. In addition to applications received by the deadline, further applicants may be invited to the positions.

The Board shall decide on the number, selection and duties of the vice-rectors based on the Regulations of the University at the rector’s proposal in June. The vice-rectors begin their term of five years or less on 1 August 2018.