University Services

University of Helsinki HR Services attends to the University's duties as an employer and is responsible for HR policy. Maintaining the wellbeing of employees and staff groups as well as a functional, healthy and safe working environment also fall within the responsibilities of HR Services. In addition, the unit is in charge of personnel development and training as well as promoting equality.

Find out about open opportunities and employment policies at the University


The unit organises, coordinates and develops services for students, teachers and academic administration staff. Teacher and Student Services is also in charge of preparing, implementing and developing decision-making related to the University’s education policy and support functions for teaching.


Financial Services coordinates the overall finances of the University of Helsinki, the University of Helsinki Funds and the University of Helsinki Group.

Finances of the University of Helsinki

Operations Management coordinates the University’s strategy preparation, operations management, quality management and data production as well as the Lahti University Campus and the Mikkeli University Consortium. Strategic Planning and Quality Management is in charge of the strategic preparation and presentation of issues under its responsibility which fall within the authority of the University Board and Management Group as well as the implementation of any decisions made.

The University of Helsinki Research Services helps researchers and research groups plan and acquire funding, resolve legal issues related to research, cooperate with businesses, and foster research-based entrepreneurial activities. At the University of Helsinki, innovation services are provided by Helsinki Innovation Services Ltd.

The University of Helsinki’s communications staff helps representatives of the media with any questions regarding the University. We spread information on the research conducted at the University, match journalists with experts to interview, provide images for the media as well as organise events and meet-ups.

The University of Helsinki’s community relations team can help you reach important partners from all parts of the University and launch your cooperation. The service is intended for companies, NGOs, public organisations, foundations and anyone interested in partnering with the University.

Think Corner is an open meeting space where science and the general public meet in the heart of Helsinki on Aleksanterinkatu. The Think Corner programme is built around science themes and one-off events with topics derived from the University's varied research as well as the latest headlines.

Yliopisto magazine is a popular science publication issued by the University of Helsinki, and is as varied and contemplative as the academic research that inspires it.

The University of Helsinki’s Digital Communications coordinates and develops the University's internal and external online communication. It is in charge of the University’s trilingual intranet, public website and social media channels, coordinates key development projects and provides consultation to University units in their projects. Provide feedback on our digital services

Administrative Services at the University of Helsinki is in charge of providing support services to leadership and decision-making, developing and monitoring the University’s procurement and security as well as providing secretarial and office services. Administrative Services also offers advice regarding protocol and the University’s traditions.

Administrative Services coordinates service development at the University. A group in charge of internal audits also functions under Administrative Services.

Records Management and Archives

The information and researcher services provided by Records Management and Archives are available to all members of the University community as well as external clients.

Records Management and Archives is in charge of the University’s document management as well as the maintenance of both the customer management system and the contract register. It also offers information services pertaining to registered documents and contracts. The unit supervises archiving and provides related advice.

Records Management and Archive is responsible for the organisation, storage and maintenance of the University’s historically and scientifically valuable documents as well as archive material for long-term storage. The Central Archive houses the archives of the University of Helsinki and its historical predecessors as well as other archives generated under the auspices of the University.

Open Mon-Fri 10.00–14.00. Exceptions in opening hours

Street address: University Main Building, Fabianinkatu 33, 1st floor

Mailing address: Registry and Archive Services, PO Box 3, 00014 University of Helsinki

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Finland’s Official Government Directory

Finland's Official Government Directory includes basic information on approximately 40,000 government officials and public employees, and offers an up-to-date overview of government administration. The Directory also features diplomats and the bodies of the European Union. In addition, it also has an extensive list of degrees and academic titles as well as Finnish and international medals of honour. Read the Government Directory online