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Corona: information for outgoing exchange students
The International Exchange Services has created this page for outgoing exchange students on COVID-19 virus and its influence on student exchanges.
Do you want to study abroad?
You should begin to consider your destination and timetable as early in your studies as possible.
Exchange opportunities around the world
Read more about the University’s exchange programmes and partner universities to find the right destination.
Information sessions about student exchange
Come to our Information sessions and hear about the options for student exchange.
Application process for exchange studies
Find information about application periods and processes as well as the required documents.
Language requirements in student exchange
You will need appropriate language skills to succeed in your application for exchange studies and cope during the exchange.
Funding for the student exchange
Students who participate in a student exchange can receive a mobility grant as well as student financial aid for their stay abroad.
Before your exchange - instructions for those chosen for student exchange
The checklist includes the most important tasks regarding participation in an exchange.
Returning home - instructions for returning exchange students
You should prepare for your return to Finland even before the end of your exchange studies.
Virtual, short and summer courses abroad
Short courses give you the opportunity to internationalize in a shorter time.
Going abroad independently (as a free mover/visiting student)
You can also make your own arrangements to study outside Finland.
Changes during the exchange
Things do not always go as planned. If you must suspend or cancel your exchange, read these instructions.
International Exchange Services
If you are coming from abroad to the University of Helsinki as an exchange student or as a visiting student, we are here to help you! We also help degree students in matters concerning studies or traineeships abroad, as well as flexible study rights (JOO) for degree students.
Frequently asked questions (for outgoing students from the University of Helsinki)
This FAQ guide supports the planning of international exchange periods and the completion of exchange applications. If you can’t find an answer to your question on this page or on the other sections of the Study abroad website, please contact International Exchange Services.