country rank  13
world rank  2435

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University Overview

Founded in 2013, Taideyliopisto (University of the Arts Helsinki) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Helsinki (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Uusimaa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi (Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland), Taideyliopisto is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Taideyliopisto offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 6 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Finnish higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of the Arts Helsinki
Founded 2013 merger between Kuvataideakatemia, established in 1848, Sibelius-Akatemia, established in 1882, and Teatterikorkeakoulu, established in 1979

University Location

Address PO Box 1
Helsinki (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
00097 Uusimaa
T +358 (294) 47 2000
F +358

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Kaikukatu 4
Helsinki 00530
+358 (9) 6803320

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Taideyliopisto's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019