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University of Helsinki


Strategic Plan 2013–2016:

Mission of the University

The University of Helsinki is the most versatile institution for science, education, and intellectual renewal in Finland, a pioneering builder of the future.

Vision until 2020 – To the Top and Out to Society

The University of Helsinki will consolidate its position among the best multidisciplinary research universities in the world. It will operate actively for the well-being of humanity and a just society.

Strategic objectives: The University of Helsinki...

  • Ranks among the 50 leading universities in the world
  • Is a responsible social force
  • Is a thriving and inspiring community
  • Keeps its finances on a sustainable footing

The strategic objectives of the University of Helsinki, as well as the areas of development linked to them, have been presented in more detail in the university's strategy map (pdf).

Key values

The operations of academics are guided by the essential values: critical analysis, creativity and the pursuit of truth.

All interested parties are encouraged to attend the discussion about the future of the university in the 'To the Top and Out to Society' blog!

Relevant information concerning the university can also be found on the website of the city of Helsinki:

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