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The International Exchange Services has created this page for outgoing exchange students on COVID-19 virus and its influence on student exchanges.
You should begin to consider your destination and timetable as early in your studies as possible.
Read more about the University’s exchange programmes and partner universities to find the right destination.
Come to our Information sessions and hear about the options for student exchange.
Find information about application periods and processes as well as the required documents.
You will need appropriate language skills to succeed in your application for exchange studies and cope during the exchange.
Students who participate in a student exchange can receive a mobility grant as well as student financial aid for their stay abroad.
The checklist includes the most important tasks regarding participation in an exchange.
You should prepare for your return to Finland even before the end of your exchange studies.
Short courses give you the opportunity to internationalize in a shorter time.
You can also make your own arrangements to study outside Finland.
Things do not always go as planned. If you must suspend or cancel your exchange, read these instructions.
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.
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.
Internationalisation at home refers to the inter-cultural networks and experiences one can develop through the interactions between local and international people. The University of Helsinki offers many kinds of cultural opportunities for internationalisation at home.