All the scholarships include the compulsory Student Union (HYY) membership fee, which provides you substantial benefits and services, advocacy work and events throughout the year. HYY Members are provided with free or highly affordable health care services by the Finnish Student Health Service (FSHS), student meal discounts in Unicafe restaurants, reductions in the public transport of the metropolitan area and in long-distance traffic as well as Unisport services at low prices.
If you are among the first ones accepting your study place, the University of Helsinki will offer a chance to participate in an Intensive Finnish Course in the Helsinki Summer School for free! It is a great possibility to learn Finnish and explore Finnish culture before starting your degree studies in Helsinki.
Access to excellent Student Services. Do not hesitate to contact the services – they are all here for you! The Career Services offer services for the University's degree students, recent graduates and Alumni members. The Career Services offer advice and information on job hunting, career planning, internships in Finland and abroad etc.
Access to the newest learning facilities, the innovative and service designed learning center and the student Library. As a student you are introduced to the latest research from the very beginning of your studies, as all teachers at the University of Helsinki also do research. Comprehensive ICT services will also be at your disposal to support your studies.
Along with the financial aid, the University of Helsinki offers all the scholarship winners the possibility to take part in the University of Helsinki Student Ambassador Programme.