The University of Helsinki is a motivating, multicultural community with a broad range of international connections and approximately 80 cooperation agreements with universities on different continents. The expertise of our researchers is highly sought-after in international academic communities, conferences and publications. We are fully established among the top 100 research universities in the world and we are determined to maintain our position and improve it further. University of Helsinki is a member of LERU, the League of European Research Universities.
PROMOTING WELLBEING AND JUSTICE
Founded in 1640, the University of Helsinki today is a vivid, international scientific community of 40,000 students and researchers. We are Finland’s most important provider of research infrastructures and a significant institution on the European scale. The university allocates considerable resources (funding, staff, facilities) to its research infrastructures every year. We seek solutions for global challenges and create new ways of thinking for the best of humanity.
The University of Helsinki is an international academic community with more than 40,000 students and members of staff. It operates on four campuses in Helsinki and in 9 other localities in Finland. The University’s 11 faculties are home to many departments. Furthermore, the University accommodates several independent research-oriented institutes, multidisciplinary research networks and campus units, as well as units attending to duties of a national authority. The University of Helsinki enjoys great visibility and influence all around Helsinki and in the rest of Finland.
ONE OF THE BEST RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES IN THE WORLD
The strategic research areas for 2017–2020 include life sciences, the human mind in a changing world as well as the structure of matter and materials science. The University of Helsinki has four doctoral schools, which offer a total of 32 doctoral programmes.
LIVING IN HELSINKI
Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is a vibrant seaside city of beautiful islands and great green parks. It is inhabited by approdimately 0.6 million people and offers a great deal of design, architecture, culture, shopping and restaurants. Helsinki’s public transportation system is highly efficient although the central city is easily explored on foot, too. The greater capital area consists of the cities of Espoo, Helsinki, Kaunianen and Vantaa and has some 1.1 million residents and a multitude of opportunities for good living, working and enjoying life in Finland.
Helsinki Institute of Life Science, HiLIFE (https://www.helsinki.fi/en/helsinki-institute-of-life-science), is a new life science institute at the University of Helsinki established in 2017 supporting high quality research across campuses and life science faculties. HiLIFE...
A post-doctoral position is available in Craig Primmer’s research group at the University of Helsinki (http://www.helsinki.fi/evolution-conservation-and-genomics) in close collaboration with the Tana salmon management group (luke.fi/tana_research_group). The position is...
The Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM) is an international research unit focusing on human genomics and personalised medicine at the Helsinki Institute of Life Science (HiLIFE) of the University of Helsinki - a leading Nordic university with a strong commitment to...
The University of Helsinki is the largest university in Finland, which seeks solutions for global challenges and creates new ways of thinking for the best of humanity. We are one of the best multidisciplinary universities in the world and our community of about 8 000 employees...
The University of Helsinki – among the best in the world
Founded in 1640, the University of Helsinki is one of the best multidisciplinary research universities in the world. The University of Helsinki is an international academic community of 40,000 students and staff...