Academy of Fine Arts main building

Uniarts Helsinki’s Academy of Fine Arts operates in the Vallila district of Helsinki in facilities that cater to fine arts studies and artistic activities.

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Uniarts Helsinki’s Academy of Fine Arts has teaching and work facilities for students and teachers in Vallila. The building also houses a library that is open for everyone and specialises in contemporary art as well as a restaurant that serves lunch at a student-friendly price. The Academy of Fine Arts is within easy access by bus or tram.

The academy will relocate to new facilities in Sörnäinen in 2021. The new facilities will be connected to the Kookos building by a passageway.

Facilities and activities

Academy of Fine Arts Library
Academy of Fine Arts Restaurant
Exhibition Laboratory
Project Room
Sörnäinen Campus


Elimäenkatu 25, 00510 Helsinki, Suomi

Opening hours

Mon-Thu 8-18

Fri 8-17

Sat-Sun closed

Contact information

Tel. +358 294 47 2000


The building is mostly accessible, but it has many thresholds. All floors can be reached by a lift. There is an accessible toilet on the 3rd floor. If you have questions about accessibility, contact the building’s attendants:

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