Where can I get guidance and advice?
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.
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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
Don't know where to seek advice? These instructions will point you in the right direction.
The student service points provide services for all students at the University of Helsinki.
The personnel will help you in matters such as personal study plan, contents of studies and approval of study modules.
Check that you have chosen your degree programme.
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.
Contact the teachers, teacher tutors and Student Services of the Language Centre if you have questions regarding your language studies.
The study psychologists offer counselling to bachelor, master and PhD students regarding issues such as motivation, time management, procrastination, stress and well-being.
Do you wonder about your studies or future plans? Does studying feel challenging or stressful? Would you like support for discussing your ideas?
Career Services provides career counselling and guidance on traineeships.
Here you can find our contact information if you have questions regarding traineeships. You might also find the answer to your question in our FAQ (see the bottom of the page).
Guidance Corners are located on the third floor of Kaisa House and at Viikki Campus on the first floor of Infocentre. Welcome!
Problems with information technology? Read the study material of the Student’s digital skills study course and say goodbye to problems.
A personal study plan (PSP) is part of every degree. In a PSP, you can yourself plan how you intend to progress in your studies.
Here you can find detailed information on the themed briefings, clinics and workshops organised at the University throughout the academic year.
This instruction features information about individual arrangements, intended to support your studies.
Frequently asked questions
All matters related to studying! If you are not sure whether or not to contact a counselling psychologist regarding your personal situation, ask the counselling psychologists! Together with a counselling psychologist, you can find the help and support best suited to you.