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Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences

Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences

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Uni facts

  • Helsinki, Finland
  • University type: Public
  • Rank: -
  • Program types Master's degrees, Bachelor's degrees
  • Programs total 11
  • Acceptance rates -
  • Nationalities -
  • International Students 1000

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 co-operation, 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, 1,000 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.

The campus runs programs in Multilingual Management Assistants studies, Journalism, Business, Sales and Information Technology. Pasila campus also offers master's degree programs in Information systems management, Communication Management, Entrepreneurship, and Business Management, International Business Management and in Tourism.

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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 1,000 international students attend the University, as well as 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.

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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Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences programs

Fees and funding

Haaga-Helia UAS will charge a tuition fee from a student accepted to a degree program taught in English. The tuition fee includes teaching and access to the learning facilities and the student Library. As a student at Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences you have access to Student Services and ICT services to support your studies. A tuition fee is applicable if you are not a citizen of a country of the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland or international students holding a Residence Permit type A.

  • Undergraduate programs

    €8,500-9,500 per year

  • Postgraduate programs

    €9,500 per year

No scholarships available during the first year of study. 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.


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.

  • To Helsinki

    5 minutes

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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