Helsingin yliopisto

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world rank  147

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University Overview

Established in 1640, Helsingin yliopisto (University of Helsinki) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of 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), Helsingin yliopisto (UH) is a very large (uniRank 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. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 378 years old higher-education 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.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address PO Box 33, Fabianinkatu 33
Helsinki (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
00014 Uusimaa
Finland
T +358 (9) 1911
F +358 (9) 1912 3008

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
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
+358 (9) 1911
(9) 191 22604

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 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

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 International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi


Year of first Accreditation
2008

Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018