• Start Date of Studies november 15
  • Admission deadline January 31
  • Programme Alternatives full-time
  • Educational Form taught
  • Language English
  • Scolarships and other features payed
  • Programme Description

    The Faculty of Arts is the oldest and largest unit of teaching and research in the field of humanities in Finland. In addition it has the most comprehensive range of disciplines and the largest number of international contacts. The Faculty offers over 70 subjects in the fields of philosophy, history, classical, domestic and modern languages, cultural studies and art studies. Interdisciplinary programmes are organised in women’s studies and several area studies. An extensive variety of courses in the Finnish language is included in the curriculum. The Faculty has almost 100 partners within ERASMUS programme and almost as many within NORDPLUS, as well as many other bilateral agreements with universities abroad.

    Today the number of students in the Faculty totals about 7000, including around 500 international degree students. The number of exchange and international visiting students arriving annually is around 200. The Faculty is headed by Dean Mauranen, who is a professor among the total of 250 teachers, about 50 of them international lecturers. Several dozen international scholars and teachers visit the faculty annually.

    Administratively, the disciplines of the Faculty form 4 different departments. The Programme Book (opinto-opas) is in Finnish and partly in Swedish. Some major points relevant to international students are explained in English.


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