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University of the Arts Helsinki

The university collegium chooses the external board members and confirms the election of its internal members. The collegium also appoints financial auditors, approves financial statements and the annual report, and frees the rector and board members from liability for the financial accounts. The collegium strives to increase transparent decision-making and inclusiveness at the university.



The University of the Arts Helsinki launched on 1 January 2013 when the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Sibelius Academy, and Theatre Academy Helsinki merged.


You can study at the University of the Arts Helsinki without a bachelor’s or master’s status. The university’s Open University and continuing studies offer high-quality education and development opportunities for all who are interested.


Uniarts Helsinki carries out internationally acclaimed academic and artistic research that has societal impact. The special nature of the research carried out at the university is based on direct and rich interaction between research and art.

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Library services

The University of the Arts library has four locations: the Academy of Fine Arts, the Theatre Academy, and the Sibelius Academy in both Helsinki and Kuopio.

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Studying here so far has been very enjoyable. I’ve been able to connect with immensely talented people and in return learned a great deal. The education system in Finland is well structured and I feel taken care of in my university.

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