The University of Helsinki, founded in 1640, is the oldest and largest academic institution in Finland. It is an academic community of 40 000 students, researchers and other staff offering a wide range of multidisciplinary degree programmes. You can study in English in the Bachelor’s Programme in Science, 35 Master’s programmes and 32 doctoral programmes or join an academic summer session at the Helsinki Summer School. Many of the degree programmes link to research that seeks solutions to global challenges. As one of the top 1% research universities in the world, we believe that knowledge can change attitudes, people and society – for the world.Learn more!
Do you want to shape the future and understand how the universe is built up? In the interdisciplinary Bachelor's Programme in Science, you work on the cutting edge of basic research and application development in mathematics, physics, chemistry and computer/data science. You either specialise in one of the fields or combine studies to get a truly multidisciplinary education. You also get to study at the largest cluster of scientific competence in the Nordic countries.
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“I quickly recognised the high quality of education offered by the University of Helsinki and the friendly atmosphere created by the students and the staff. My time as a student was incredibly stimulating and scientifically enriching, giving me a solid foundation for my PhD at the University of Cambridge."
T. Benedyk, 2017 Graduate of the Master’s Programme in Translational Medicine
“My programme had so many interesting and well-organised courses, all about the latest methods and tools. After my first year I already felt confident enough to face challenging, real-world problems and was able to propose novel solutions.”
I. Bouri, 2019 Graduate of the Master’s Programme in Science