Welcome to learn more about the miracle of the Finnish Education system!
As the leading university in Finland, University of Helsinki has played an instrumental part in building the Finnish success in international rankings, such as PISA tests.
Our unique UniVisit concepts provide you with an insight into the Finnish education system and expertise. We help you to connect with the University of Helsinki’s top professionals, scientists, and researchers. We will not only share our expertise with you, but also ensure that theory will be put into practise through utilizing co-creation methods, workshops, and reflection. We can also connect you with Finnish schools, companies, and government organisations.
We have created preliminary programmes on Educational Sciences (Eduvisit), Medical Sciences (Medical Science Visit), and Law and Society (Law and Society Visit), which are our most popular topics. We are always delighted to co-create a customised programme based on your group’s individual needs. The University of Helsinki’s eleven faculties offer expertise for the customised programmes in the following fields: Educational Sciences, Law, Medicine, Science, Arts, Theology, Social Sciences and Swedish School of Social Science, Biology and Environmental Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy and Agriculture and Forestry.
Would you like to learn directly from experts in teacher education? Are you interested in learning about the Finnish education system from local professionals, and seeing educational theory at work in the classroom? Are you looking for a tailor-made programme to cater to your group’s specific needs? Visit us in Helsinki, Finland.
Are you interested in highly ranked, research-based and multidisciplinary Master’s programmes at the University of Helsinki? Would you like to know more about study opportunities and student life here?
Come and learn in an inspiring learning environment. We have first-class study facilities on our four campuses and provide excellent library and information services. There are modern libraries, the latest being the award-winning city center campus library. Experience our new learning space innovation Think Corner, a co-creative meeting space of science for students, researchers, entrepreneurs and the citizens of Helsinki. And on top of that you have a chance to meet our helpful admission advisors.
Are you interested in urban sustainability? Do you need information about new practices and ideas concerning urban mobility, circular economy and air quality? Or perhaps you are interested in open data and inclusive housing policy? Helsinki metropolitan area has a lot to offer! Come and see the capital of Finland and its neighbouring cities and their interesting and innovative examples on sustainable urban solutions.
Medical Science Visit
Did you know that the University of Helsinki´s and the Helsinki University Central Hospital are ranked fifth in Medical Science in Europe? Do you want to learn about the best educational practices in teaching in the field of medicine? Or are you interested in world-class research in e.g. cancer, inflammation, metabolism, degenerative diseases or personalized medicine? Come and see the internationally renowned medical campus and meet the world-class experts in Helsinki, Finland.
Law and Society Visit
Did you know that shortly after declaring our independence as a nation in 1917, Finland drifted into a ravaging civil war? And that Finland experienced three wars during 1939‒1945? Within the past 50 years, Finland has evolved from a poor, war-torn nation into the least corrupted (Transparency International 2011) and fragile country (Fragile state index 2015) in the world, with 96 % of the people placing great trust in the police (Police barometer 2016, Eurostat 2016). Are you interested to learn how we accomplished that? Come visit the Finnish experts in Helsinki, Finland to hear our story and share our experiences.
Did you know that forests cover over 70 % of Finland’s surface area making Finland the most forested country in Europe? Or did you know that in Finland everyone is allowed to enjoy the outdoors freely under the legal concept known as everyman's right? Would you like to learn how Finland has developed into today’s forerunner in modern forest-based bioeconomy? Come to Finland to explore the high-level expertise in forest governance, industries and education and to meet the best Finnish forestry professionals! More information about the Forest Visit is coming soon. If you are already interested, please contact us via the link below.