English is emerging as the lingua franca of both university teaching and communication. The University of Helsinki acknowledges its obligation to protect national languages, but simultaneously actively promotes the use of English as an asset in the increasingly international and multicultural operational environment. The new Bachelor in Science programme, starting in Autumn 2019, is a good example of the practical ways in which the demand for teaching and learning in English is addressed. Continue reading
Kumpulan kampuksen 13 maisteriohjelmaa järjestävät maaliskuun aikana infotilaisuudet kaikille kiinnostuneille kandiopiskelijoille. Tilaisuuksissa ohjelmat kertovat omista tieteenaloistaan ja ohjelmissa opiskelusta. Continue reading
Matemaattis-luonnontieteellisen tiedekunnan kandiohjelmien opiskelijoille järjestetään keväällä infotilaisuuksia Kumpulan maisteriohjelmista. Kohderyhmänä ovat kaikki kandivaiheen opiskelijat, joille halutaan tarjota tietoa optiona olevista maisteriohjelmista. Continue reading
The Faculty of Science launches a new Bachelor’s programme in Science at the University of Helsinki in the fall of 2019. The programme will be taught fully in English, offering the opportunity to the students from outside of Finland to join the high-level education in Science right after the high school. In addition, those students who completed their school education in English within Finland may also find this new opportunity very attractive. Continue reading
The Study International website just published an editorial on international MSc studies at the Faculty of Science.
“At the forefront of innovation, the Faculty of Science at the University of Helsinki is helping create a sustainable future through cutting-edge research, awe-inspiring academics and professors who value students’ creative input” writes Study International.
Interviews of students such as Oyelowo Oyedayo (Geoinformatics), Gur Ersalan (Data Science), Teodor Duevski (Theoretical and Computational Methods) confirm that “if there is one thing that makes Helsinki really stand out it is the interaction between the staff and its students.”
Read the full story here: “Inspiring scientific discovery and student innovation”
The purpose of this blog is to allow teachers, students, leaders and admin of the faculty to inform others of their activities related to improvement of teaching and learning. Some of the material will be in English, some in Finnish and Swedish. Continue reading