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Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences

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Uni facts

Helsinki, Finland
  • Type
    Public
  • Rank
    4608
  • International students
    1100
  • Nationalities
    95
  • Total programs
    12
  • Acceptance rate
    25%

Study abroad at Haaga Helia University

Haaga-Helia is a business-focused university of applied sciences in Finland. The University’s education, research and development, prepares students for their future careers. Haaga-Helia focuses on cooperation, entrepreneurship, innovation, and internationality.

They offer students eight bachelor's programs and three master's programs taught in English. The University consists of five campuses, 650 faculty, and specialists, 1,100 international degree students, and it has 200 partner universities around the world.

Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences campuses are located in Helsinki, Porvoo, and Vierumäki. Three of the campuses are in the Finnish capital Helsinki: Haaga, Malmi, and Pasila. The Pasila campus is the largest campus, located next to the Pasila Railway Station.

Haaga-Helia runs programs in international business, hospitality management, information technology, tourism, aviation business, sports management, service solutions, and languages. Pasila campus also offers master's degree programs in aviation and tourism business, business technologies (ICT), and leading business transformation.

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Why study at Haaga-Helia University?

  • High employability

    94% of Haaga-Helia students have been employed within a year of their graduation

  • Transformative teaching

    The University’s Peda Center researches teaching and knowledge at Haaga-Helia

Life as an international student

Haaga-Helia is the most international university of applied sciences in Finland. More than 1,100 international students attend the University, and Haaga-Helia also has a network of over 200 partner universities abroad. As a student, you have the opportunity to study abroad and become involved in international projects.

Haaga-Helia offers international students services in English, including arrival service, an extensive orientation program, accommodation options, Finnish language, and cultural studies, counseling, and career support services. During free time you have plenty of trips, activities, and events to choose from both on and off-campus.

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Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • IT Support
    • Loan Laptops
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Campus parking
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 2
  • Praying Rooms
    • Chaplaincy
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program

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Fees and funding

Fee information

  • Undergraduate tuition: €9,500 per year
  • Graduate tuition: €10,500 per year

Funding

Early Bird Scholarship

First-year – 25% tuition fee.

For applicants who accept their study place within 14 days and pay the tuition fee of the first semester within 30 days of receiving the acceptance letter.

Academic merit-based scholarships for 2nd, 3rd, and last half of the bachelor's 4th year, students have access to study progress-based scholarships of up to 20% - 30% of the yearly tuition fee.

Location

Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences

Ratapihantie 13, 00520 Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki is a safe modern European cultural city where a cosmopolitan lifestyle exists in perfect harmony with nature. Helsinki is surrounded by the sea and its own exotic archipelago.

Residence Permit requirements for Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences

Many international students will require a Residence Permit to study in Finland, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey.

Finland student visa requirements