Faculty of Social Sciences
The Faculty of Social Sciences examines society. We educate experts who understand social phenomena and can place them in a historical and social context.
News from the Faculty of Social Sciences.
The University of Helsinki has implemented exceptional emergency measures due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Statistical methods support central banks in decision-making
According to Professor Jani Luoto, econometric methods are primarily used to analyse economic datasets, but they are also suited to modelling...
Mervi Pantti investigates how the media promotes and hinders democracy
Disinformation and hate speech are used to shape opinions. The professor of media and communication studies is interested in how the...
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Broad perspectives on society
The Faculty of Social Scienes explores phenomena and problems in our changing world from different perspectives. Our teaching is closely linked to the latest research and aims to educate experts who are well versed in various social phenomena.
The Faculty educates experts who are well versed in various social phenomena in different cultures, and who bear responsibility for the promotion of human values both locally and globally.
The Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Helsinki explores social and societal phenomena and problems in our changing world from global, European, national and local perspectives.
The Faculty of Social Sciences is Finland’s leading research and education institute in the social sciences.