Doctoral education Deepen your expertise and complete a doctoral degree in fine arts, theatre and dance, or music. Become a doctoral student Read more about our doctoral programmes and the application process. Doctoral Programme of Artistic Research in Performing Arts Deepen your expertise and become an artist-researcher at the Theatre Academy. Doctoral Programme in Fine Arts The Academy of Fine Arts offers doctoral education that emphasises high-quality artistic work and related research in the field of fine arts. Doctoral Programme in Music Doctoral students can choose between three specialisation areas: Arts Study Programme, Research Study Programme and Applied Study Programme. Find out more about our research Doctoral thesis Visit Helda database and filter by faculty to see a list of our students’ doctoral thesis. Our projects See all our projects about research, development and international co-operation. Living and studying in Helsinki Helsinki is a lively student city and one of the most popular European cities for international students. Practical information about life in Finland Moving to another country can be a puzzle. Here are some links and resources that might be useful if you are considering becoming a part of our international staff.