University of Helsinki

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Location 🌎

Language of instruction 💬

Eligible faculty 🎓

Helsinki, Finland

English, Finnish, Swedish
(No knowledge of Finnish or Swedish is required)

Open to all Faculties


The University of Helsinki is the oldest and largest institution of academic education in Finland, an international scientific community of 40,000 students and researchers. In international university rankings, the University of Helsinki typically ranks among the top 100.

The University of Helsinki seeks solutions for global challenges and creates new ways of thinking for the best of humanity. The University of Helsinki offers exchange students courses in 35 international Master's programs and in several Bachelor’s level programs as well.

Term dates 

Semester 1

Semester 2

August - 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. 


Learn more about this institution: PDF icon uh_information_presentation.pdf


Contact information

International Exchange Address

Mailing Address:
International Exchange Services, P.O. 3,
00014 University of Helsinki

Phone: +358 2941 22401

Contact person for incoming students to Helsinki:
Mikko Moilanen

Email: studentexchange [at]

Phone: +358 2941 22936


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

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