Apply to the Faculty

The Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences offers the following degree programmes:

  • Master's Programme in Plant Biology
  • Master's Programme in Genetics and Molecular Biosciences
  • Master's Programme in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Master's Programme in Neuroscience

The application period for foreign-language and multilingual international Master’s programmes starts at the beginning of December and ends in January. The next application period to apply for the Master's Programmes opens in December 1st 2017 and ends in January 12th 2018.

Applications for Finnish- and Swedish-language Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes are accepted through the national joint application procedure in the spring. A list of available programmes and instructions for applicants can be found on the website.

Applicants accepted through the national joint application procedure will be granted the right to pursue both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree, with the exception of applicants who applied to a Master’s programme, who will be granted the right to pursue a Master’s degree.

Students will be admitted to one of the degree programmes.

Application instructions can be found on the University’s Degree finder page by selecting the desired programme from the list of descriptions and clicking on the “How to apply” tab. The programme descriptions are also available on the website, through which you must also submit your application.

If you have questions about University admissions, please contact University of Helsinki Admission Services.