Study with Us

Our teaching portfolio comprises archaeology courses for the Bachelor’s Program in Cultural studies and for the Master’s program in Cultural Heritage studies. We also teach a doctoral research seminar in Archaeology. Our teaching ranges thematically from archaeological theory and methods, to more practical, lab- and fieldwork orientated courses, and to specializing units such as in environmental and scientific archaeology. Whenever possible, our teaching is team-taught, interdisciplinary, and close to latest research results. 

Interested in an overview of our current teaching courses in Archaeology at the University of Helsinki?`Go to SISU and enter either "Arkeologia" or "Archaeology" or "Arkeologi" in the search function.


As a student in our program at the University of Helsinki, you will gain all the knowledge you will need for a future career in archaeology. You will be able to participate in a variety of courses. As a first-year student you will also participate in our student excavations and learn all the techniques needed for archaeological field work. 

As a discipline, archaeology can be combined with almost any other discipline, from natural sciences to geology, art history, religious studies and just about anything beyond that. In our five-year program you will find your specific area of interest and gain complete well-rounded knowledge within the fields of both theoretical and field archaeology. Exclusively, as an archaeology student in the University of Helsinki, you will have the opportunity to participate in our field work projects in Finland and abroad. In previous years, field work abroad has taken place in Romania, Bulgaria, Jordan, Russia, South America, and other regions around the world.

You can apply to become a student of archaeology in the yearly Yhteishaku! You can choose archaeology as your major after being accepted as student to the Programme of Cultural Studies.

Interested in more information about our program and our field work projects? Go to our Instagram and Facebook!


Fibula ry is the student association of archaeology at the University of Helsinki. Fibula promotes the interest of archaeology students and works as a link between students and the archaeology department staff. Fibula organizes loads of fun and interesting events such as job-related panels, movie nights, study with us -sessions, sports events, picnics, game nights, and much more! Fibula also organizes archaeology-based excursions in Finland and abroad. We’re all about giving unique experiences for our members, helping students in their studies and creating connections between students, staff and alumni. 

The whole board of Fibula is happy to answer any questions when it comes to archaeology at the University of Helsinki! You can find our website here, and you can also drop us an email at fibula-hallitus(at)

You can find us on Instagram and Facebook here and here!