Research at the Faculty of Arts is divided into six Departments, which in turn are divided into several field-specific units.
Part of the Department of Digital Humanities is also the multidisciplinary Helsinki Centre for Digital Humanities.
One of the Faculty's departments is the national centre for Russian and Eastern European Studies, the Aleksanteri Institute.
Research at the Faculty of Educational Sciences is divided into nine research communities:
The Faculty of Law is not divided into field-specific units.
Research at the Faculty of Medicine is divided into three units: Clinicum, Medicum and the Research Programme Unit.
Clinicum and Medicum are divided into several Departments.
The Research Programme Unit consists of nine Research Programmes.
Research activities at the Faculty of Pharmacy are coordinated by the Drug Research Program and focus on drugs.
Research at the Faculty of Science is divided into six Departments:
In addition, the faculty includes the separate institute, Helsinki Institute of Physics (HIP).
Research at the Faculty of Social Sciences is divided into twelve field-specific units:
Research at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is divided into four Departments:
The Swedish School of Social Science is a Swedish unit for social sciences education and research at the University of Helsinki.