Kumpula campus

Kumpula Campus aerial view 2018

The Kumpula Campus, dedicated to research and teaching in the exact natural sciences, is perched on a verdant hill only four kilometres from the centre of Helsinki.  This idyllic campus comprises one of the largest clusters of scientific competence in the Nordic countries. The research conducted on the Kumpula Campus is recognised as world class, and teaching is provided by successful scientists.

The broad nature of the disciplines and vibrant international connections offer both a motivating atmosphere as well as a firm basis for interdisciplinary cooperation. The compact campus houses an active and creative scientific community of researchers and students.

Kumpula campus is located only four kilometres from the centre of Helsinki. See the location of the Kumpula Campus on a map.

Kumpula is well connected to public transportation.  Use the HSL Journey Planner to plot your way there.

Parking is possible on the street or in dedicated parking spaces for short-term use. The dedicated spaces are marked as "vieraspaikka" and they are found on the parking areas near Exactum. NB! Remember to inform the porter about your car's registration number.


Kumpula Student Services provides assistance to students of all units on the Kumpula Campus. There are three Unicafe restaurants at the Campus. The Physicum building houses a science library, with collections covering a wide range of literature from the natural sciences. Find other interesting activities in the Kumpula area on MyHelsinki-service.

Visit us now comfortably from your sofa! The campus tour takes you through the campus facilities and the our many activities from education to top quality research. Additionally, you can visit some of our laboratories.

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