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Helsingin yliopisto

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Overview

Established in 1640, Helsingin yliopisto (University of Helsinki) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Helsinki (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Uusimaa. Officially accredited/recognized by the Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi (Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland), Helsingin yliopisto (UH) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Helsingin yliopisto (UH) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 377 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Finnish higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UH also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name University of Helsinki
Acronym UH
Founded 1640
Colours Blue and gray
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Location


Address PO Box 33, Fabianinkatu 33
Helsinki
00014 Uusimaa
Finland
Population range 500,000-1,000,000
Phone +358 (9) 1911
Fax +358 (9) 1912 3008
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Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
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Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Helsingin yliopisto for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
International students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Helsingin yliopisto's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office PO Box 33, Yliopistonkatu 4
Helsinki 00014
Phone +358 (9) 1911
(9) 191 22604

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Helsingin yliopisto's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Helsingin yliopisto's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Helsingin yliopisto for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation and Recognition

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Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi


Year of first Accreditation

2008



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Helsingin yliopisto as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations and Memberships

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • League of European Research Universities (LERU)
  • Utrecht Network


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