Bachelors Courses Offered by University of Helsinki | Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    104
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio8
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • International Students1,254
  • SizeL
  • Total Faculty2,855

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 For international students there is Bachelor's programme in Science. The University of Helsinki (UH) offers all undergraduate studies for applicants with good Finnish or Swedish language skills. 


Do you want to shape the fu­ture world and un­der­stand how the uni­verse is built up?Our understanding of the universe is based on advances made in basic science research over approximately the last 100 years. The core scientific disciplines of math, physics, chemistry and computer science also set the basis for all modern technology. In the interdisciplinary Bachelor's Programme in Science, you get to work on the cutting edge of exciting basic research and application development in all of these subjects.
The Northern European country of Finland is known for its high level of research and education. The University of Helsinki is the leading university in the country, with a strong focus on basic research and research-based education. It is regularly ranked among the top 100 universities in the world. The strongest research areas in the university include those studied at the Faculty of Science, such as atmospheric research, mathematics, data science, and materials research. The physics research at the faculty is carried out in close collaboration with the leading European big science institutions such as CERN and the European Southern Observatory.

As a student, the University’s extensive variety of learning environments and facilities are at your disposal. 

Learning centres
The City Centre Campus has two learning centres intended for independent work: Aleksandria and Minerva. Both centres provide space for individual studying as well as group work. In addition, Aleksandria has more than 300 computers, some of which are reserved for quick use. If you wish to access Aleksandria outside the official opening hours, you can apply for a night access key. All attending students of the University of Helsinki can apply for the key.

Each campus has its own campus library with a collection of literature relating to the degree programmes taught on each campus. The libraries have quiet spaces for work, and some offer group work spaces that can be reserved.  For more information about the libraries, please click here. You can also visit the website of the Helsinki University Library.

Campus libraries
• City Centre Campus:  Helsinki University Main Library, Kaisa House, Fabianinkatu 30
• Kumpula Campus:  Kumpula Campus Library, Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2
• Meilahti Campus:  Meilahti Campus Library Terkko Health Hub, Haartmaninkatu 4
• Viikki Campus:  Viikki Campus Library, Viikinkaari 11 a

Most of the library facilities and learning centres are wheelchair accessible. Check the opening hours from the library website and use the floor maps to discover the facilities and services available at each location.
You can also explore the National Library, Finland’s oldest and most extensive academic library and a part of the University of Helsinki.
How can you find academic articles and literature in your field?  Use LibraryGuides to find discipline-specific sources. 


Think corner
Located on the City Centre Campus, Think Corner is an event space and a meeting place for everyone. At Think Corner on Yliopistonkatu, in the very heart of the City Centre Campus, you are among the latest in top research.  Think Corner offers events, a lively programme and facilities for both individual and group work.

The work spaces are located on three levels, and are offered on a “first come, first served” principle. On the street level is Think Corner Stage, where experts, researchers, influencers and the audience can probe topical issues together. Tiedekulma Café operates in the same space, offering drinks, lunches and catering. 

Work spaces
The IT Centre offers  work spaces  with computers for all members of the University community on the City Centre, Kumpula and Viikki Campuses. These include large general facilities, classrooms and terminals for quick use.

It's easy to enjoy student life in Helsinki. As a student at the University of Helsinki, you have endless possibilities for extracurricular activities. You also get numerous benefits and services that make your life easier and more fun.Why not ask our international students yourself? Chat with our students to find out how they experience life in Helsinki, the capital of Finland.

 To keep updated with the future application dates, news and advice, sign up for our Admissions Newsletter.

Career Services monitors the placement of graduates of the University of Helsinki with regular career placement reports. The monitoring takes place every year, five years after the completion of one’s degree for master’s degrees, and two to three years for doctoral degrees. 

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 For international students there is Bachelor's programme in Science. The University of Helsinki (UH) offers all undergraduate studies for applicants with good Finnish or Swedish language skills. 


Do you want to shape the fu­ture world and un­der­stand how the uni­verse is built up?Our understanding of the universe is based on advances made in basic science research over approximately the last 100 years. The core scientific disciplines of math, physics, chemistry and computer science also set the basis for all modern technology. In the interdisciplinary Bachelor's Programme in Science, you get to work on the cutting edge of exciting basic research and application development in all of these subjects.
The Northern European country of Finland is known for its high level of research and education. The University of Helsinki is the leading university in the country, with a strong focus on basic research and research-based education. It is regularly ranked among the top 100 universities in the world. The strongest research areas in the university include those studied at the Faculty of Science, such as atmospheric research, mathematics, data science, and materials research. The physics research at the faculty is carried out in close collaboration with the leading European big science institutions such as CERN and the European Southern Observatory.

As a student, the University’s extensive variety of learning environments and facilities are at your disposal. 

Learning centres
The City Centre Campus has two learning centres intended for independent work: Aleksandria and Minerva. Both centres provide space for individual studying as well as group work. In addition, Aleksandria has more than 300 computers, some of which are reserved for quick use. If you wish to access Aleksandria outside the official opening hours, you can apply for a night access key. All attending students of the University of Helsinki can apply for the key.

Each campus has its own campus library with a collection of literature relating to the degree programmes taught on each campus. The libraries have quiet spaces for work, and some offer group work spaces that can be reserved.  For more information about the libraries, please click here. You can also visit the website of the Helsinki University Library.

Campus libraries
• City Centre Campus:  Helsinki University Main Library, Kaisa House, Fabianinkatu 30
• Kumpula Campus:  Kumpula Campus Library, Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2
• Meilahti Campus:  Meilahti Campus Library Terkko Health Hub, Haartmaninkatu 4
• Viikki Campus:  Viikki Campus Library, Viikinkaari 11 a

Most of the library facilities and learning centres are wheelchair accessible. Check the opening hours from the library website and use the floor maps to discover the facilities and services available at each location.
You can also explore the National Library, Finland’s oldest and most extensive academic library and a part of the University of Helsinki.
How can you find academic articles and literature in your field?  Use LibraryGuides to find discipline-specific sources. 


Think corner
Located on the City Centre Campus, Think Corner is an event space and a meeting place for everyone. At Think Corner on Yliopistonkatu, in the very heart of the City Centre Campus, you are among the latest in top research.  Think Corner offers events, a lively programme and facilities for both individual and group work.

The work spaces are located on three levels, and are offered on a “first come, first served” principle. On the street level is Think Corner Stage, where experts, researchers, influencers and the audience can probe topical issues together. Tiedekulma Café operates in the same space, offering drinks, lunches and catering. 

Work spaces
The IT Centre offers  work spaces  with computers for all members of the University community on the City Centre, Kumpula and Viikki Campuses. These include large general facilities, classrooms and terminals for quick use.

It's easy to enjoy student life in Helsinki. As a student at the University of Helsinki, you have endless possibilities for extracurricular activities. You also get numerous benefits and services that make your life easier and more fun.Why not ask our international students yourself? Chat with our students to find out how they experience life in Helsinki, the capital of Finland.

 To keep updated with the future application dates, news and advice, sign up for our Admissions Newsletter.

Career Services monitors the placement of graduates of the University of Helsinki with regular career placement reports. The monitoring takes place every year, five years after the completion of one’s degree for master’s degrees, and two to three years for doctoral degrees. 

University highlights

University of Helsinki is one of the top Public universities in Helsinki, Finland. It is ranked #104 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #78
  • 2014
    #=69
  • 2015
    #67
  • 2016
    #=96
  • 2017
    #91
  • 2018
    #=102
  • 2019
    #110
  • 2020
    #107
  • 2021
    #104
  • 2022
    #104

Ranking criteria

58.5
Overall
67.2
Academic Reputation
49.6
Citations per Faculty
45.8
Employer Reputation
68.5
Faculty Student Ratio
56.5
International Faculty Ratio
6.2
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
22,628

43%
57%

International students
1,254

83%
17%

Total faculty staff
2,855

723
2132

Total students
22,628

43%
57%

International students
1,254

83%
17%

Total faculty staff
2,855

2132
723

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.

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