Helsingin yliopisto

Helsingin yliopisto Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 119

University Overview

Helsingin yliopisto (University of Helsinki) ranking was founded in 1640 and is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the urban environment of Helsinki (population range of 500,000-1,000,000), Uusimaa. Helsingin yliopisto (HY/UH) ranking is a big (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational Finnish higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi (Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland). In a variety of fields of study, Helsingin yliopisto (HY/UH) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 380-year-old Finnish university has a strict admission procedure based on entrance exams and candidates’ previous academic records and ratings. The admittance rate ranges from 0 to 10%, making this Finnish higher education school very exclusive. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students at HY/UH have access to a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic amenities.

Helsingin yliopisto Ranking

University Identity

Name Helsingin yliopisto
Acronym HY/UH
Founded 1640
Colours Blue and gray

University Location

Address PO Box 33, Fabianinkatu 33 Helsinki 00014 Uusimaa Finland
Tel +358 (9) 1911
Fax +358 (9) 1912 3008

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office PO Box 33, Yliopistonkatu 4 Helsinki 00014 (9) 1911 (9) 191 22604

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes


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Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA) League of European Research Universities (LERU) Utrecht Network

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