• Finland’s world-leading higher education system offers English-taught bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes in 13 universities and 23 universities of applied sciences.
  • Finnish higher education institutions offer over 400 different study programmes and have over

     20000 international students studying in several locations around Finland.

  • Most of the bachelor’s degree programmes taught in English are offered by universities of applied sciences (UAS), whereas most of the master’s programmes taught in English are offered by universities.
  • Finland has been chosen as one of the happiest countries in the world thanks to the high quality of life and education as well as the overall stability.
  • We have one of the most advanced educational systems in the world and Finnish schoolchildren have excelled in PISA surveys for several years.
  • Finland is also one of the safest countries in the world where the values of equality, integrity, and openness are important.
  • Finland is simultaneously at the forefront of technology and still has its roots deep in nature.
  • It is a tech-minded society that incorporates state-of-the-art innovations to further improve the quality of life.
  • The air is amongst the cleanest in the world and it is the most heavily forested country in Europe with wide-ranging rights for everyone to explore nature and enjoy outdoor activities.
  • Even in the Finnish capital, Helsinki, nature is an essential part of the vibrant city scenery.

Education system

  • All teaching is strongly research-based: all teachers are researchers and all researchers teach.
  • This interaction between students and other researchers is an essential part of the academic life at the University of Helsinki and means that our students learn from top scientists.
  • It also means that becoming a student at the University of Helsinki is an excellent way to experience the wonders of the Finnish education system.

Top universities in Finland

  • University of Helsinki
  • Aalto University
  • University of Turku
  • University of Oulu
  • Jyvaskyla University
  • Tampere University
  • Abo Academi University
  • LUT University
  • University of Eastern Finland
  • Hanga-Helia University

University of Helsinki

  • The University of Helsinki is a significant international university and a multicultural institution, attracting students and staff from all over the world.
  • Out of 32 000 students altogether 6% are international students coming from some other country than Finland.
  • More than 20% of the research and teaching staff and nearly a third of the doctoral trainees and postdoctoral researchers come from abroad.
  • In nearly all of the most important international university rankings, the University of Helsinki ranks amongst the top 100 universities worldwide.
  • It is the largest university in Finland and one of the leading multidisciplinary research universities in the world, aiming to produce high-impact knowledge and know-how that contribute to solving global challenges.
  • You can choose from more than 30 Master’s or Doctoral Programmes in English.
  • Student life is also an important part of your study experience. At the University of Helsinki, student life blooms in more than 250 student organisations.

Eligibility for Finland:

  • You must provide the official letter of acceptance issued by your hosting Finnish university or educational institute or polytechnic
  • You must have a valid passport
  • Your passport must have a validity that exceeds the duration of the visa or residence permit you are applying for by at least 3 months
  • Your passport must have been issued within the previous 10 years
  • You must have a copy of your completed and signed application form
  • You must provide proof of your financial ability so as to support yourself financially during your entire period of study in Finland.
  • You must provide proof of having obtained valid health and medical insurance that covers the entire duration of your stay in Finland.
  • You must be in good physical and mental health and free from any kind of contagious diseases
  • You must not have a criminal record
  • You must not have been refused entry into Finland previously
  • You intend to leave Finland at the end of your authorized stay

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