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University of Helsinki

The University of Helsinki is the oldest and largest university in Finland. It has repeatedly been ranked among world’s top universities. The University is one of the best multidisciplinary research universities in the world. Founded in 1640, the University of Helsinki wants to strengthen its position among the world’s leading multidisciplinary research universities and to actively promote the well-being of humanity and a fair society.

The University of Helsinki is an international academic community with more than 40,000 students and members of staff. It operates on four campuses in Helsinki and in 9 other localities in Finland. The University’s 11 faculties are home to many departments. Furthermore, the University accommodates several independent research-oriented institutes, multidisciplinary research networks and campus units, as well as units attending to duties of a national authority.

Established: 1640

Courses Offered:

  • MBIOT: Master’s Degree Programme in Biotechnology will admit a maximum of ten students who satisfy the admission criteria. The MBIOT programme offers one major subject, Biotechnology, with four specialist options: 1) Animal Biotechnology; 2) Food Biotechnology; 3) Microbial and Environmental Biotechnology; and 4) Plant and Forest Biotechnology. Students need not choose their specialist option at the application stage, but at the beginning of their studies.
  • Doctoral Programme in Microbiology and Biotechnology

Tuition Fee:

In Finland Bachelor’s and Doctoral level programmes – as well as many Master’s level programmes – do not charge tuition fees, regardless of your nationality. This also applies to the international degree students as well as exchange and visiting students.

College Facilities:

  • Hostels
  • Medical Facilities
  • Sports
  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Various Clubs

Contact Details:
Address: University of Helsinki, P.O. Box 3, (Fabianinkatu 33) 00014 University of Helsinki
Tel: +358 (0) 2941 911
Fax: NA
Email: admissions@helsinki.fi
Website: http://www.helsinki.fi/

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