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University of Helsinki

University of Helsinki


The University of Helsinki offers a wide range of Master’s Degree Programmes, taught entirely in English. The scope of our programmes is 120 ECTS credits, completed with two years of full-time study. All programmes comply with the national legislation governing university education and are, therefore, recognised globally.

One of the best multidisciplinary research universities in Europe

The University of Helsinki is one of Europe’s leading universities specialising in the area of research. It is a founding member of the League of European Research Universities, which includes such universities as Oxford and Cambridge. The University is internationally renowned for its high-quality teaching, research, and innovation.

The main strength of the University of Helsinki is considered to be scientific research and the teachings which are derived from it, as we believe that teaching is closely linked to research. This is reflected in our philosophy: “all teachers are researchers and all researchers teach.”


International rankings consistently place the University of Helsinki amongst the 20 best universities in Europe.

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