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University of Helsinki (UH) — public non-profit university. It is located in Helsinki, Finland. UH is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the country, as it was established in 1640. UH is working closely with European University Association (EUA), League of European Research Universities (LERU), Utrecht Network.
The university was highly rated by the QS International Ranking of the best universities, and is in 115 place in the world.
UH does research in different fields of study and invites students to bachelor, master and doctorate programs.
The academic calendar at UH is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Finland. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Finnish and Sweden programs at UH are free (B2 level and higher). Tuition fees for English programs start from 13,873 USD per year. The educational institution helps students with tuition fees through scholarships. They are available to local and international students. The cost of education and the availability of scholarships can be checked on the official website.
When choosing an educational institution, it is necessary to take into account additional costs: accommodation, transportation, educational materials, meals and personal expenses.
Before applying to the university, you need to pass an exam for knowledge of the English language. The university accepts the results of IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score is 92. The IELTS score is not lower than 6.5.
Master's degree at UH
It is impossible to enter UH for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 92. IELTS — 6.5 or higher.
Doctorate degree at UH
If you are applying for a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. For enrollment, you need to pass IELTS with 6.5 points. The minimum score for TOEFL is 92.
The city campus of UH provides students with countless opportunities for work and recreation — from sitting in a coffee shop with a laptop to internships at large companies. Helsinki has a well developed entertainment infrastructure, but the rhythm of the big city can be distracting for some students. During the period of study, students can use the university library, where they can do homework and write scientific papers. Not only locals study at UH, but also students from other countries. The variety of cultures represented broadens the horizons of students and fills student life with all sorts of activities, the purpose of which is cultural exchange.