The University of Helsinki’s public website provides information about the University’s operations and serves prospective students, partners, alumni and everyone interested in knowledge backed by research. The web address is In the international Webometrics ranking, the University of Helsinki was among the top ten universities in Europe and the top 60 in the world.  

The main contents on the website include:

The website is being gradually redesigned and developed based on user feedback and experiences. Use the feedback form to send us feedback, questions or suggestions.

Copyrights and responsibility for content

The content on the University of Helsinki’s website is protected by copyright. All rights are reserved.

Digital Communications Manager Susanna Rautio is the editor-in-chief for the University’s web presence, and the Digital Communications team is in charge of the development and editing of the website. 

Please note, however, that the University of Helsinki's faculties, departments and units are responsible for the content on their websites and online publications. Unless otherwise specified on the website, the head of the unit is responsible for the content on the website. For unit contact details, see the list of units and faculties

Some University of Helsinki websites or online services may have specific terms of use, which are described on the website or service in question. 

The University of Helsinki’s domain also hosts network pages for the University's students, staff or communities. The content on such pages is the responsibility of the person indicated as the administrator who also has rights to access the University's network. 

If a user of the University's online services observes content that is in breach of Finnish law or proper conduct in the University of Helsinki's online service, he or she is requested to inform the University's digital communications manager without delay.

The University is not liable for any inconvenience caused by technical failures or external material linked to the University website. 

Technical requirements of the website

The service has been designed and tested to work on commonly used browsers, operating systems and devices. If the website or a related application does not work, 1) clear the cache on your browser, 2) close all browser windows and restart your browser, or 3) restart your computer.

Cookies and processing personal information

The website uses cookies to collect user information, so that we may improve our service. The cookies do not store any data from which individual users could be identified. Cookies have no impact on your information security, and they cannot spread viruses or other malware. By using the website, you accept the use of cookies. 

The processing of personal information complies with the Personal Data Act (523/1999) as well as other relevant legislation. The collection of personal information is described in more detail in the description of the data register. In addition, the descriptions of the data registers of all other University websites which collect personal information are included in the service or website.

Flamma – the University's intranet

The Flamma intranet is at the disposal of University staff and students. 

Separate terms of use exist for the IT systems of members of the University community