University of the Arts Helsinki, Sibelius Academy

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Location 🌎

Language of instruction 💬

Eligible faculty 🎓

Helsinki, Finland English and Finnish Music


The University of the Arts Helsinki, founded in 2013, consists of the Academy of Fine Arts, the Sibelius Academy and the Theater Academy. They’re ranked as one of the best performing arts universities in the world. Study in an inspiring environment where different disciplines of art influence each other.

Helsinki is a lively student city and one of the most popular European cities for international students.

Important information

  • Applications for 2022-2023 are closed. Applications to come on exchange to the Sibelius Academy for the next academic year open in February.

  • Sibelius Academy offers an Orientation Program before classes commence.

Term dates 

Semester 1

Semester 2

September - December January - May

*Semester and exam dates may vary from year to year. Please consult the Host institution's fact sheet, the Host institution's website, or the Host institution directly to confirm. 

Contact information

Sibelius Academy International Relations Office
Tuovi Martinsen, Head of International Relations
Email: tuovi.martinsen [at]
Phone: +358505261968

Incoming Students Coordinator
Aino Jalkanen, Coordinator (incoming exchange students)
Email: tuovi.martinsen [at] (a)aino.jalkanen [at]
Phone: +358407104336




The information on this page is drawn from either the institution's fact sheet or their website as linked above.

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