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Geography, University of Helsinki, holds place 42 in 2018 Shanghai ranking and is also ranked among the top 50 in the world in 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject. Nearly 60 Master's students begin their studies every autumn. Our programme is based on high-quality research groups operating in some of the major fields of geography. The programme is divided into three study tracks: 1) physical geography, 2) urban and human geography & spatial planning, and 3) geoinformatics. It provides the students with a set of skills that are essential in the contemporary labour market. The discipline of geography is an internationally recognized and vibrant scientific community which welcomes you to study at the University of Helsinki.

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Tuorepuun poltto lämpölaitoksessa on energiatehokkaampaa kuin kuivatun puun polttaminen, kertoo uusi tutkimus. Tuor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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I investigated digital urban spaces of Helsinki with Instagram data in my MSc thesis and found them to be highly di… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The application period for the International Master's Programmes starting in autumn 2019 closed on Jan 11, 2019. The next application period will start towards the end of 2019. To keep updated about the application dates, sign up for our Admissions Newsletter.

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