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.
Master’s programme in Geography
Students who graduate from the Master’s programme in geography have strong theoretical and practical skills. The education in geography...
Our research interests include the following topics: In physical geography: Global change effects on Arctic environment Biogeography and...
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You can apply to the International Master's Programmes at the University of Helsinki from Dec 3, 2019, to Jan 10, 2020 (studies starting in autumn 2020). To keep updated about the application process, sign up for our Admissions Newsletter.
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How to Apply - Master’s Programmes at the University of Helsinki
University of Helsinki is the largest university in Finland, and one of the leading multidisciplinary universities in the world. Helsinki has also a reputation for being a vibrant city for students.
10 reasons to choose University of Helsinki
At the University of Helsinki, one of the world's leading multidisciplinary research universities, our goal is to give you more than an...
Studying in Finland
Thinking about studying in Finland? Nearly 90% of the international students at the University of Helsinki recommend their studies in...