University of Helsinki
Research, teaching, international interaction: the University of Helsinki has a duty to carry out research for the benefit of the world. Read more about us, and join us to make a better tomorrow!
The University of Helsinki seeks solutions for global challenges and creates new ways of thinking for the best of humanity. Through the power of science and research, the University has contributed to society, education and welfare since 1640. We have educated nine presidents and thousands of people at the top of politics, science, culture and economics. Not to mention four Nobel prize winners.
Units and Faculties
The University of Helsinki operates on four campuses in Helsinki and in 9 other localities in Finland.
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Diversely open, comprehensively quality conscious, joyfully serious; internationalisation means many things for the University of Helsinki.
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We want to share our knowledge and to have a strong global impact. As a multidisciplinary university, we solve challenges that affect us all. Truth, the exploration of new knowledge and boundary-breaking research create opportunities that shape the future of our planet.
The University of Helsinki also finances its operations with income generated by its own assets. The major part of the University’s assets consists of real property for its own use. The University of Helsinki also invests in securities and owns companies.
Success in university rankings
The University of Helsinki has consolidated its position among the top 1% of world’s research universities. We generally rank within the 100 best research universities in the world.
In the future, education will be open to all, communal and centred on students. At the University of Helsinki, the future of education is already becoming a reality.
Higher education & science policy #ResearchMatters
For the sake of Finland’s welfare, it is crucial to safeguard our high level of expertise from early childhood education to the highest level of education and research.
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We are northern in location, but global in outlook. Come and visit us or join us in our efforts to bring hope for the globe!
Press and media
The University Communications assists the press and media in matters concerning research and studies at the University of Helsinki.
Coming to a conference?
Useful information and helpful tips to make your conference trip to the University of Helsinki as easy and enjoyable as possible.
Attractions at the University of Helsinki
The University of Helsinki offers several interesting attractions which you can visit quickly or peruse at leisure to learn more about research, to admire architecture or to expand your networks.