University management

The rector manages the university’s operational activities with support from the Executive Group.

The rector of Uniarts Helsinki for a five-year term from 1 December 2015 to 30 November 2020 is Doctor of Music Jari Perkiömäki.

The rector is supported by an Executive Group, which is a discussing body whose members make decisions within their remits.

In addition to the rector, the members of the Executive Group are Vice Rector for Education Lauri Väkevä, Vice Rector for Research Jaana Erkkilä-Hill, Sibelius Academy acting Dean Olli-Pekka Martikainen, Theatre Academy Dean Maarit Ruikka, Academy of Fine Arts Dean Hanna Johansson, HR and Service Director Riikka Mäki-Ontto, Finance Director Tiina Laino-Asikainen and Director of Communications and External Relations Eveliina Olsson.

The chair of the Executive Group is the rector, and Senior Advisor Katja Kiviharju acts as the secretary.

Contact information

+358 0294 47 2000 (exchange)

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00097 Taideyliopisto

Rectors and deans

    • Jaana Erkkilä-Hill

    • Vice Rector for Research, University of the Arts Helsinki
    • +358 50 3453 128
    • Lauri Väkevä

    • Vice Rector, University of the Arts Helsinki
    • +358 40 710 4317
    • Maarit Ruikka

    • Dean, Theatre Academy
    • +358 400 792 099
    • Contact:
    • Hanna Johansson

    • Dean, Academy of Fine Arts
    • Contact via executive assistant:
    • Olli-Pekka Martikainen

    • Dean (acting), Sibelius Academy
    • Contacts via the executive assistant