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University of Helsinki (Helsingin Yliopisto)

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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

I was here for a conference late August and begining of September. The university itself is rather impressive as it's modern and very up to date on all equipment. Everyone speaks English and Swedish and are happy to help you. The canteens are spread across...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

passed by while walking through city...not really a lot ti see that would catch ones attention. still, if you're in the area, ok to look at and observe.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This bilingual university bears many superlatives: 1- One of world’s leading multidisciplinary universities specialising in the area of research. 2- The oldest and largest university in Finland. 3- It has the widest range of disciplines available. 4- It has been ranked a top 100 university...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Not really a tourist attraction, but nice enough to walk past if you're already in the vicinity. A few good buildings to look at and a few fairly average specimens (as is common with universities around the world).

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank KGB777
Reviewed 20 October 2017

A terrific facade is what we first saw on approach. It is highly decorative with a sextet of columns. Now the Faculty of Arts, which is reflected in the large number of terrific sculptures distributed throughout. There is one of the revered poet and writer...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank permia
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I was there a couple of times because of the ambiance and it was a beautiful university. They have a canteen for students in which visitors were welcome as well, recommended.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

I was staying at Hilton Helsinki Strand and a mere 5-minute walk used to get me to the University of Helsinki. Between my hotel and the city center was this beautiful and simple yet huge university. You can ask for a guided tour here and...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

I'm not a student here but a tourist who loves visiting universities and library's. University of Helsinki sits firmly to the left of the Senate Square (when facing the Helsinki Cathedral). The library is the highlight of it (please correct me if I'm wrong since...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank RachtheMage
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The university is at the Senate square. On your left side when you are in the square facing the cathedral. Its entrance is from the back dide though. It has a big library and a cafeteria.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank drjsaleh
Reviewed 19 March 2016

More than studying here, if you are a traveller or a tourist, even visiting this university worth it!

Date of experience: March 2016
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