Starting in autumn 2017 the University of Helsinki will have common admission periods for doctoral candidates. During the academic year 2017–2018 the admission periods are as follows:

1–14 September 2017
1–14 November 2017
1–14 February 2018
3–16 April 2018

In September and April all doctoral programmes admit new doctoral candidates; in addition AGFOREE, FoodHealth and LUOVA doctoral programmes admit new candidates also in November and February. Specific information on the application periods for each doctoral programme will be available in April 2017.