University of Helsinki

A thriving and inspiring community, repeatedly ranked among the world’s top universities.
BETTER THAN 99%
The University of Helsinki is a motivating, multicultural community with a broad range of international connections and approximately 80 cooperation agreements with universities on different continents. The expertise of our researchers is highly sought-after in international academic communities, conferences and publications. We are fully established among the top 100 research universities in the world and we are determined to maintain our position and improve it further. University of Helsinki is a member of LERU, the League of European Research Universities.
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PROMOTING WELLBEING AND JUSTICE
Founded in 1640, the University of Helsinki today is a vivid, international scientific community of 40,000 students and researchers. We are Finland’s most important provider of research infrastructures and a significant institution on the European scale. The university allocates considerable resources (funding, staff, facilities) to its research infrastructures every year. We seek solutions for global challenges and create new ways of thinking for the best of humanity.
FACULTIES
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. The University of Helsinki enjoys great visibility and influence all around Helsinki and in the rest of Finland.
ONE OF THE BEST RE­SEARCH UNI­VERSIT­IES IN THE WORLD
The strategic research areas for 2017–2020 include life sciences, the human mind in a changing world as well as the structure of matter and materials science. The University of Helsinki has four doctoral schools, which offer a total of 32 doctoral programmes.
LIVING IN HELSINKI
Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is a vibrant seaside city of beautiful islands and great green parks. It inhabits approdimately o.6 million people and offers a great deal of design, architecture, culture, shopping and restaurants. Helsinki’s public transportation system is highly efficient although the central city is easily explored on foot, too. The greater capital area consists of the cities of Espoo, Helsinki, Kaunianen and Vantaa and has some 1.1 million residents and a multitude of opportunities for good living, working and enjoying life in Finland.

20 JOBS FROM THIS EMPLOYER

University of Helsinki
University of Helsinki
Location: Helsinki, Finland | Closing on Aug 10
LABOR­AT­ORY TECH­NI­CIAN
The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Helsinki conducts high-quality research and provides research-based basic and post-graduate education in medicine and dentistry, psychology and logopedics. The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Helsinki is located in the...
University of Helsinki
University of Helsinki
Location: Helsinki, Finland | Closing on Aug 10
POSTDOC­TORAL RE­SEARCHER ON THE SO­CI­OLOGY OF WINE, GLOB­AL­IZ­A­TION AND COS­MO­POL­IT­AN­ISM
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
University of Helsinki
Location: Helsinki, Finland | Closing on Aug 20
2 POSTDOC­TORAL RE­SEARCH­ERS IN AREA AND CUL­TURAL STUD­IES
The University of Helsinki – among the best in the world Founded in 1640, the University of Helsinki is one of the top 100 multidisciplinary research universities in the world. The Faculty of Arts is Finland’s oldest institution for teaching and research in the humanities...
University of Helsinki
University of Helsinki
Location: Helsinki, Finland | Closing on Aug 15
DEAN, FAC­ULTY OF ARTS
The University of Helsinki is among the leading research universities in the world, and is the most comprehensive research institution of higher education, edification and intellectual regeneration in Finland. It is a pioneer and a builder of the future. The University of...
University of Helsinki
University of Helsinki
Location: Helsinki, Finland | Closing on Jul 31
POSTDOC­TORAL RE­SEARCHER IN CELL BIO­LOGY
The University of Helsinki is a leading Nordic university with a preeminent role in life science research. Within the university, the Institute of Biotechnology (BI) is a part of Helsinki Institute of Life Science (HiLIFE), dedicated to successful development of biotechnology...