Multidisciplinary research

University of Helsinki is ranked high in comparison with the world's research universities.

Top research

Highly cited researchers at the University of Helsinki, Centres of Excellence selected by the Academy of Finland and projects funded by the European Research Council.

Doctoral education

Doctoral education at the University of Helsinki is carried out in four doctoral schools, which offer a total of 32 doctoral programmes.

World-class research environment

A growing number of datasets produced at the University of Helsinki are open and available for shared use. We develop research infrastructures according to the principles of open science.

Research cooperation

The University of Helsinki is available for collaborative research, cooperation projects and funding partnerships – or any appropriate combination of these. The research infrastructures of the University and the University’s international networks are also available to its partners.

Innovation Services

Owned by the University of Helsinki, Helsinki Innovation Services Ltd (HIS) evaluates the commercial significance of research ideas and can help researchers with matters such as finding funding for the preparation of commercialisation, licensing, applying for patents and establishing spinout companies. HIS can also help companies find investors and leadership staff.