Uniarts Helsinki offers exchange students an excellent range of study options.
Bachelor’s and master’s degrees, Open University courses, Junior Academy and doctoral education – explore our study options to find the right programme for you.
What is it like to study at Uniarts Helsinki?
Read more about our teaching practices, the role of artistic activities as part of the studies, and the facilities that you can use as a student.
How to apply
Information about the application process for each of our academies.
How to apply for exchange studies at the Academy of Fine Arts
Application information for the academic year 2023-24. Find out who can apply and how. The next application round will be open from March 1 to March 31, 2023.
How to apply for exchange studies at the Sibelius Academy
Find out if you can apply and how is it done. The application round for the academic year 2023–2024 will be open from January 14 to March 1, 2023.
How to apply for exchange studies at the Theatre Academy
Application information for the academic year 2023-24. Find out if you can apply and how is it done.
Read more about students’ experiences of studying at Uniarts Helsinki.
Rewarding exchange year for Natalie Roe
Read an interview with Natalie Roe.
Exchange year at the Sibelius Academy helps Pablo Gil grow as a musician
Read an interview with exchange student Pablo Gil.
Uniarts Helsinki’s Academy of Fine Arts is a treasure trove of opportunities for Natalie
Read an interview with Natalie Eliassen.
Fine Arts degree student: Working with students from other degree programmes enhanced the art we were creating together
Read an interview with Paola Guzmán.
Folk music degree student: Students and teachers here respect each other
Read an interview with Robbie Sherratt.
Excellent feedback from exchange students
The University of the Arts Helsinki (Uniarts Helsinki) has been nominated as a best practice university when it comes to mobility. There has been a significant increase in the number of exchange students applying to study music, in particular.
Living and studying in Helsinki
Helsinki is a lively student city and one of the most popular European cities for international students.
All you need to know about life in Helsinki
Find out about the practicalities of studying in this great Nordic city.
Healthcare and wellbeing for foreign students
Read about the benefits and support available to foreign degree and exchange students including access to healthcare services.
Students enjoy discounted fares on the excellent public transport network in Helsinki.
Apply for student housing
Information about options for student housing.