Cooperation and international environment


The COS programme collaborates with the Finnish and Swedish language Master’s programmes at the Faculty of Social Sciences. Through these programmes, you will have access to a vibrant, multidisciplinary study milieu. Collaboration with research groups at the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Centre for Research on Ethnic Relations and Nationalism at the Swedish School of Social Science ensures that the teaching in COS is based on the leading research in the field.

International environment

COS will provide you with a diverse study environment with a truly international teaching staff. The COS programme is one of over 30 International Master’s Degree programmes offered by the University of Helsinki. Students come from all over the world.