University of Helsinki
Are you interested in finding that perfect Master’s programme? Take a look at what the University of Helsinki has to offer. At the University of Helsinki you can find a wide range of Master’s Degree Programmes, taught entirely in English. The scope of our programmes is 120 ECTS credits, completed with two years of fulltime study on campus. All programmes comply with the national legislation governing university education and are, therefore, recognised globally.
So what makes Helsinki such a cool place? Helsinki is a very safe, modern and green city with half a million friendly folks. Everything here is easy to reach and things work as planned. Helsinki is a good place to explore the cool urban culture, surrounding nature and the sea that makes its presence felt everywhere in Helsinki. In addition to being the capital city of Finland, Helsinki has a reputation of being a vibrant city for students. With several higher education institutions in the Helsinki area and 60,000 university students it caters to the needs of students from all walks of life.
Helsinki is also home to one of the world’s top universities. Though Finland only has a population of about five and a half million people, there is still plenty of scientific expertise and creativity to drive one of Europe’s leading multidisciplinary research universities, the University of Helsinki. Today the university works on the cutting edge of modern science. High-quality basic research forms the solid foundation for applied research and product development, making it the key to sustainable wellbeing for everyone. Research at the University of Helsinki is truly multidisciplinary – breaking boundaries and generating new insights of great global value.
Top research and high-level education attract committed and motivated students, who, as studies have shown, have excellent employment prospects after graduation. The university’s 11 faculties have 35,000 degree students and 5,000 doctoral students. Teaching is provided by 4,000 teachers on four campuses in Helsinki and in several other locations, from the southernmost tip of Finland to its northernmost corner. The international network of the University researchers covers the entire globe.
As a Master’s student in Helsinki you will get a chance to take part in the research. Many programme director’s are proud over the fact that the students take active part in the world class research. You also have the chance to go for a student exchange abroad if you wish.
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TOP RANKING UNIVERSITY
Finland is home to one of the world’s top universities. The University of Helsinki is the largest university in Finland, ranked constantly among 100 best universities worldwide. We are especially strong in the fields of atmosphere physics, metapopulation biology, molecular medicine, mathematics of inverse problems, world politics and Eastern European Studies.
LEARN BY RESEARCH IN INSPIRING STUDY ENVIRONMENT
A multidisciplinary approach is our way of discovering and exploring. Students are closely connected to research from the start of their studies. International students have ranked our learning spaces, and above all, our laboratories to top position globally. We are committed to provide excellent library and IT services to all. The award-winning Main Library Kaisa-house is a student favorite.
SUPPORTIVE STAFF AND LAIDBACK ATMOSPHERE
The University of Helsinki has a laidback atmosphere leading to a relaxed study environment. Even though academic freedom is highly valued, it does not mean that students are left alone. Feedback from our international students states that it is easy to approach the professors and the teachers at the university if in need of help or consultation.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CITY HELSINKI
Helsinki is the northern-most urban capital and one of the most livable cities in the world. Helsinki is a very safe, modern and green city with half a million friendly folks located in the middle of the archipelago. With several higher education institutions in the Helsinki metropolitan area and 60 000 university students, it is well set up to cater the needs of students from all walks of live.The University of Helsinki currently enrolls approximately 3,000 international students, mostly at the graduate level.
- Agricultural Sciences - MSc (Agriculture and Forestry)
- Agricultural, Environmental and Resource Economics - MSc (Agriculture and Forestry)
- Atmospheric Sciences - MSc (Agriculture and Forestry)
- Changing Education
- Chemistry and Molecular Sciences - MSc
- Computer Science - MSc
- Contemporary Societies - MSSci
- Data Science - MSc
- Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - MSc
- Economics - MSSc
- English Studies - MA
- Environmental Change and Global Sustainability - MSc (Agriculture and Forestry)
- European and Nordic Studies - MSSc/MA
- Food Sciences - MSc
- Forest Sciences - MSc (Agriculture and Forestry)
- Genetics and Molecular Biosciences - MSc
- Geography - MSc
- Geology and Geophysics - MSc
- Global Governance Law
- Global Politics and Communication - MSSc
- Human Nutrition and Food-Related Behaviour - MSc
- Intercultural Encounters - MA, MTheol
- Life Science Informatics - MSc
- Linguistic Diversity and Digital Humanities
- Materials Research - MSc
- Mathematics and Statistics - MSc
- Microbiology and Microbiotechnology - MSc
- Neuroscience - MSc
- Particle Physics and Astrophysical Sciences - MSc
- Pharmaceutical Research, Development and Safety
- Plant Biology - MSc
- Russian Studies - MA
- Theoretical and Computational Methods - MSc
- Translational Medicine - MSc
- Urban Studies & Planning - MSc/MSSc/MA