General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established
Abbreviation UH
Teachers 4,038
Students 23,370
Foreigners 5%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Blue and grey
Campus type Urban
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Accreditation
• Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi
Affiliations
• European University Association (EUA)
• League of European Research Universities (LERU)
• Utrecht Network
Rankings
World ranking69
Country ranking1
Academic Reputation92
Employer Reputation192
Quality of teaching53
International Faculty248
Citations per Faculty400
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities68
Engineering and Technology191
Life Sciences and Medicine78
Natural Science115
Social Sciences and Management153
Ranking in world by discipline
Physics101
Cost of living in Helsinki, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 380 527
Food 240 484
Transportation 46 187
Communications and utilities 50 65
Clothing 30 112
Sports and leisure 32 130
Accommodation in Helsinki, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre383
Shared room in city centre533
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre602
1 bedroom apartment in city centre797
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking69
QS World University Rankings97
ARWU Academic Ranking67
Webometrics Ranking67
Alternative title
Russian Хельсинкский университет
Spanish Universidad de Helsinki
Chinese 赫尔辛基大学
Arabic جامعة هلسنكي
French Université d'Helsinki
German Universität Helsinki
Japanese ヘルシンキ大学
Korean 헬싱키대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Helsinki

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University of Helsinki or Helsingin yliopisto (UH) - public higher education institution in Finland.

University of Helsinki - Description

The University concentrates on high-level scientific research and researcher education. Scientific research is also the basis of the teaching provided by the University. The University operations support the development of society, as well as business and industry. University representatives offer their competencies for the benefit of society through a number of positions of trust and expertise. The results produced by the research and teaching carried out at the University have been widely acclaimed. The University participates in more than half of the national Centres of Excellence in Research, elected by international scientific panels. The University of Helsinki has been invited to be a member of the League of European Research Universities, a co-operation body for the leading European research universities. According to international expert panels, also the teaching provided by the University of Helsinki is of a high European level. The University has strong international connections. It has some 80 co-operation agreements with universities on different continents. The University researchers are in great demand as experts in international scientific communities, meetings and publications. The University is bilingual, but in addition to Finnish and Swedish teaching is also provided in English. Besides Helsinki, the University has operations at 20 localities throughout Finland.

Description of University of Helsinki

The University of Helsinki is the most versatile institution for science, education and intellectual renewal in Finland. It is active on four campuses in Helsinki. The University is one of the leading European research universities and among the best multidisciplinary research universities in the world. Research at the University of Helsinki is high-quality, profiled and of high international standard in all fields, and it is developed with a long term approach. As a member of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), the University strives to promote the status of fundamental research. Special emphasis is given to new multidisciplinary approaches to global challenges. Teaching and postgraduate studies are based on research which guarantees the high standard of education. The University's international student body puts high value to the excellent laborartories, libraries and other infrastructure
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