University of Helsinki


University of Helsinki

Helsingin yliopisto
P.O. Box 3
(Fabianinkatu 33)
00014 Helsinki
Finland Website

The University of Helsinki is the oldest and largest institution of academic education in Finland, an international scientific community of 40,000 students and researchers. In international university rankings, the University of Helsinki typically ranks among the top 100. The University of Helsinki seeks solutions for global challenges and creates new ways of thinking for the best of humanity. Through the power of science, the University has contributed to society, education and welfare since 1640.

The University of Helsinki is building a better, more sustainable world by involving itself more actively in the resolution of global problems. Multidisciplinary research, teaching and learning of a high standard generate new knowledge and know-how for the benefit of humankind. Forward and fresh thinking, an attentive and proactive attitude, and creative interaction will help the University of Helsinki to solidify its position among the foremost universities in the world.

The University will achieve its vision by engaging in increasingly close cooperation with both its established and new partners and stakeholders in Finland and abroad. Collaboration creates more impact than individual efforts.

To achieve its vision, the University of Helsinki has selected three strategic objectives for the period 2017–2020: A creative, international environment for learning and top-level research, a focus on the student and resources for reform.

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Strategic plan 2017-2020

Latest update: 02/13/2018

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