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.
Our unwillingness to sacrifice comfort: 3 taboos preventing sustainable transformation
Why is it so difficult for us to change our current practices for more sustainable ones? Are there any explicit taboos that hinder decision-...
Save the date: Sustainability Science Days, Finland’s largest event in sustainability science, highlights the need for radical change
The theme of the next conference is destruction and creativity. Sustainability challenges cannot be solved without radical changes in human...
Events organised or co-organised by the Faculty. Events listed here are open to the public. Registration may be required.
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.