Haaga-Helia University

Helsinki, Finland
Empfohlene Studiengänge: TM, HM, WMM, IBIS, MIBIM, MITM

About the University

Haaga-Helia opens doors to future careers.

Haaga-Helia is a strongly business orientated university of applied sciences in Finland. Through education, research and development, we prepare professionals for business and services. We focus on co-operation, entrepreneurship, innovation and internationality.

  • Our fields of study are business, hospitality and tourism, information technology, business service solutions and languages, sports, media, vocational teacher Education.
  • We focus on cooperation, entrepreneurship, innovation and internationality.
  • We support the business sector by researching and developing competencies and practices in our specialist fields.
  • We create new solutions for different stages of business in cooperation with our partners.

About the Location

Haaga-Helia has five campuses, three of which are located in the Finnish capital Helsinki: Pasila campus, Haaga campus and Malmi campus. All of the campuses in Helsinki are easily reached with public transportation.

Helsinki is located on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, it is the seat of the region of Uusimaa in southern Finland, and has a population of 656,250. Together with the cities of Espoo, Vantaa, and Kauniainen, and surrounding commuter towns,[13] Helsinki forms the Greater Helsinki metropolitan area, which has a population of over 1.5 million. Helsinki has one of the world's highest urban standards of living, and in 2011, the British magazine Monocle ranked Helsinki the world's most liveable city in its liveable cities index.

Porvoo campus is located in the medieval town of Porvoo on the southern coast about 35 kilometres east of the city border of Helsinki and approximately 50 kilometres of the Helsinki city centre. The Porvoo Old Town is a popular tourist destination, known for its well-preserved 18th and 19th century buildings and 15th century cathedral, the Porvoo Cathedral. The Old Town together with Porvoonjoki River Valley is recognized as historically and culturally significant as one of the National landscapes of Finland.

Vierumäki campus is located at Vierumäki Resort, about 130 km and an hour’s drive from Helsinki. The Vierumäki Resort is Finland’s most diverse center for recreational activities, providing opportunities for countless sports and forms of exercise.

Important  Information for Studying at this Partner University

Language(s) of Instruction: Courses for incoming exchange students are offered in English. Proof of English proficiency: official language test certificate or English teacher’s statement required from students who study in a non-English language degree programme and are not native speakers of English.

Semester Dates: Autumn semester: Mid-August - End of December / Spring semester: Early January - End of May / https://www.haaga-helia.fi/en/academic-year

Course Offerings: https://www.haaga-helia.fi/en/courses-exchange-students

Exchange Places: 3 IBIS / 3 TM/HM/WMM 

Double Degree: No

Costs: None

Student Life

Student Housing: Haaga-Helia guides incoming students in finding accommodation. Information for incoming students available at: https://www.haaga-helia.fi/en/housing-exchange-students

Student Support: Haaga-Helia offers exchange students services in English, including arrival service, extensive orientation programme, accommodation in student dormitories, Finnish language & culture studies, personal study counseling and student tutors. During their free time, students have plenty of trips, activities and events to choose from.

Students with Disabilities: Haaga-Helia takes into consideration as much as possible the special needs of the incoming students and staff. Most of our facilities are wheelchair accessible. Special exam arrangements can be made for those with a diagnosed special need. Special needs teachers, Study Psychologist and Psychiatric Nurse are available for support. Incoming students and staff members with special needs are advised to inform the International Services about their needs before arrival. Information concerning the health of students and staff is kept confidential. Please contact exch@haaga-helia.fi for more information.

Environmental Impact of Studying Abroad at this University

Flache Hand schützt Erde vor Verschmutzung

923 kg

Estimated CO₂ emissions for round-trip plane travel from Frankfurt Airport

Rapsfeld Baum blauer Himmel Wald im Hintergrund


Number of trees that must be planted to cancel out this CO₂ emission

Heilbronn University is committed to the continuous improvement of environmental performance as a component of sustainable development. For the university, protecting the environment means avoiding risks to people and the environment, continuously reducing resource and energy consumption and minimizing emissions and waste, so that the university makes its contribution to sustainable development.

Learn more about how you can lessen the environmental affects of studying abroad here.

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