Study at Uniarts Helsinki
We are ranked as one of the best performing arts universities in the world. Study in an inspiring environment where different disciplines of art influence each other.
What you can study here
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.
Explore the wide range of study options at Uniarts Helsinki.
Language skill requirements
Find out more about the language skills required of our degree students.
Tuition fees at Uniarts Helsinki are applicable to BA and MA students who study in English and who are not citizens of EU, EEA, or Switzerland.
Want to know about art studies at Uniarts Helsinki, as told by our students? Follow the student ambassadors’ blog and contact them!
Life of an art student blog
What’s it really like to study at Uniarts Helsinki? Student ambassadors answer this and any questions you want to ask!
Meet the Academy of Fine Arts’ Student Ambassadors
Students Anastasia, Elle and Rong-Ci introduce themselves.
Meet the Sibelius Academy’s Student Ambassadors
Students Anton, Cliodhna, Ita, Lucía, Mark and Miina introduce themselves.
Meet the Theatre Academy’s Student Ambassadors
Students Christy, Homa and Lydia introduce themselves.
Information on studies
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.
Uniarts Helsinki’s curricula and study modules.
Important dates for the academic year
Teaching periods and registration schedules.
Flexible right to study
The flexible right to study, i.e. the right to complete JOO studies, refers to the possibility to apply for the right to study at another Finnish university to complete a study module or individual courses, for example.
Global Music student: My vision and my dreams are at the centre of my curriculum
Read an interview with Global Music student Loïca (Ángela Valenzuela) at the Sibelius Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki.
Fine Arts student: Finland is a perfect place to study nature-based art and silence￼
Read an interview with Alyssa Coffin.
Comparative Dramaturgy and Performance Research student: Dancer who pursues dramaturgical thinking
Read an interview with student Christy Ma who is a dancer and choreographer from Hong Kong. She is studying Comparative Dramaturgy and Performance Research at Uniarts Helsinki.
Living and studying in Helsinki
Helsinki is a lively student city and one of the most popular European cities for international students.
Students enjoy discounted fares on the excellent public transport in Helsinki.
Healthcare and wellbeing for foreign students
Read about the benefits and support available to foreign degree and exchange students, including access to healthcare services.
Apply for student housing
Information about options for student housing.
Cost of living in Helsinki
Since all students must cover their own living costs while studying at Uniarts Helsinki, it is important to have a budget.
Other ways to study here
Complement your skills with Open University studies or improve your professional competence through our continuous education and specialisation programmes.
Deepen your expertise and complete a doctoral degree in fine arts, theatre and dance, or music.
Sibelius Junior Academy
The Junior Academy is a platform for future professionals of music. You can apply to study classical music, jazz or folk music.