University of Helsinki is an exchange destination in Helsinki, Finland. This destination is specifically for Bachelor Biology, master Pharmacy and bachelor and master Mathematics students of the Faculty of Science.

Student experiences
Academic calendar

Semester 1: beginning of September – end of December

Semester II: beginning of January – end of May


Language: minimum B2 level CEFR required.

Areas of study open to exchange students

This partnership is based on a bilateral agreement between Science UU and the University of Helsinki and the Departments of Biology, Mathematics and Pharmacy.

Courses at Master’s level
Courses taught in English

Yes, see this link.

Housing assistance

For information click here housing.

Estimated living costs per month
Credits and grading
Number of places available

4 places per year. Selection was not necessary in the past few years.


Any questions?

The International Exchange Officer at the Faculty of Science is Liesbeth Achterberg.

  • Open office hours: Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00-12:00 via Student’s Affairs Desk, Minnaert room 1.20
  • Location: Minnaert building, room 1.17, Leuvenlaan 4, 3584 CE Utrecht
  • For an individual appointment and/or questions send an email to
  • In case of an urgent matter, phone: 030-2537315

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.