The world’s most stable country

The Fund for Peace, Fragile States Index 2016

The best primary education in the world

World Economic Forum, The Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017: Primary Education

Top-performing OECD country in literacy, math, and sciences

OECD, Better Life Index: Education

1st in knowledge and skills embodied in individuals that enable people to create economic value for their nation

World Economic Forum, The Human Capital Report: Human Capital Index 2016

The 2nd smallest gender gap in the world

World Economic Forum, Global Gender Gap Index 2016

The 2nd best country in the world when measured by fairness of society from the children’s perspective

Unicef, Report Card 13, Fairness for Children

The Finnish Success Story

Finland became an independent state on 6 December 1917. During the past century, Finland has grown from a poverty stricken, civil war ravaged, rural society into an internationally recognised success story of education and well-being.

Our success is based on education, research, and making decisions together. Today we are heading into a new century with courage, determination and a strong desire to share our knowledge. The University of Helsinki is proud of its contribution to the success of the Finnish nation and society.

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UniVisits are targeted to professionals in diverse fields wishing to learn state-of-the-art know-how in their own area. Based on the expertise of the eleven faculties of the University of Helsinki, we design customised programmes to meet the needs of each visit group.

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FI-00014 University of Helsinki

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