University of Helsinki is a public university which was established in 1640 in Helsinki, Finland. It is the oldest and largest university in Finland with the widest range of disciplines available. The university has four campuses: City Centre Campus, Kumpula Campus, Meilahti Campus, and Viikki Campus.
University of Helsinki comprises eleven different faculties: Faculty of Theology, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, and Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. The university also includes several independent institutes, research centres and libraries, the most notable of which are perhaps the National Library of Finland and Helsinki University Library. Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies is another independent institute within the University of Helsinki, an Institute for Advanced Study, which is modeled upon the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton.
University of Helsinki has more than 36,500 which include more than 20,500 undergraduates, 16,000 graduates, and 6,000 doctoral students. The university has more than 3,000 faculty members. The student to faculty ratio is 12.
University of Helsinki provides scholarship opportunities to all the students on the basis of academic excellence. The university comprises two libraries: The National Library of Finland which is the oldest and largest scholarly library in Finland as well as one of the largest independent institutes at the University of Helsinki and The Helsinki University which is the Main Library of the university is used by students for research and study. The university also contains two museums: The Helsinki University Museum and the Finnish Museum of Natural History.
Notable Alumni: Lars Ahlfors (Mathematician), Tancred Borenius (Art historian and diplomat), Anders Donner (Astronomer)
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Undergraduate: € 18,000
Postgraduate: € 25,000
Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.
Masters: January 11
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