Health care and wellbeing
By selecting a degree programme you are able to see the general content as well as the possible degree programme-specific content. You do not have to select a degree programme to see the Open University's instructions.
Search for degree programme
When you search for a degree programme by name or by part of the name the options in the list of degree programmes below the search field is narrowed down. After this you have to choose the degree programme from the list.
Master's and Licentiate's Programmes
Specialist training programmes
The Finnish Student Health Service can help you with your health and illness related questions.
See where to call if you fall ill during your exchange.
The University and its partners organise many types of low-threshold events to support your well-being and studies.
UniSport offers affordable sport services on all University of Helsinki campuses.
Do you need support for study-related challenges, peer support or someone to talk with? Help is at hand if you need it – many different support services are here for you.
The study psychologists offer counselling to bachelor, master and PhD students regarding issues such as motivation, time management, procrastination, stress and well-being.
Substance abuse can effect on your general well-being and ability to study. In this instruction page you can find parties that help and support you in case of substance abuse and addiction.
Prayer and meditation room is intended to support the mental and spiritual well-being of all members of the university community.
Do you want to have a chat or share your sighs with someone?
The University of Helsinki’s Student Union has a child care service, Little HYY, which can provide temporary child care service for HYY members.
The University of Helsinki is committed to promoting equality and preventing discrimination in all its operations. Students at the University of Helsinki have the right to a safe and pleasant study environment.
Whether it is for a few months or for a longer period of time, moving abroad is a decision that entails curiosity, a will to learn, an open mind and adaptability.
University students, upper secondary school students and pupils in comprehensive school classes 7–9 are covered by a statutory accident insurance taken out in Pohjola Insurance by the University.
It is very important that you have good health insurance that is valid during the entire time your studies last. Health insurance is one of the obligatory requirements you will need for obtaining a residence permit for studies.