University of the Arts Helsinki Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#3554 of 14,131 In the World
#987 of 2,785 In Europe
#16 of 36 In Finland
#4 of 8 In Helsinki
#229 of 1,081 For Music
#641 of 1,033 For Singing and Vocal Performance
#858 of 1,030 For Aesthetics
#878 of 1,017 For Fashion Design
#891 of 1,072 For Performing arts

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
5%
Enrollment
1,935
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.uniarts.fi
Languages
Finnish

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate5%
Admissions RequirementsYes, based on entrance examinations
Academic CalendarSemesters
Enrollment1,935
Full time employee731
Student:staff ratio3:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
167
Citations
384

University of the Arts Helsinki majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
127 / 312
Art & Design
114 / 280
Sociology
66 / 131
Music
62 / 232
Psychology
48 / 218
Education Majors
33 / 189
Aesthetics
25 / 31
Art History
15 / 6
Fashion Design
13 / 15
Media Studies
13 / 12
Creative Writing
12 / 18
Political Science
12 / 17
Computer Science
11 / 26
Performing arts
9 / 10
Special Education
9 / 36
Math Teachers
8 / 21
Medicine
8 / 19
Mathematics
8 / 21
Gender Studies
7 / 12
Literature
7 / 4
Communications and Public Relations
7 / 17
Singing and Vocal Performance
7 / 15
History
7 / 3
Early Childhood Education
5 / 20
Demography
5 / 22
Biology
5 / 63
Environmental Science
5 / 1
Cognitive Science
5 / 17
Journalism and Digital Media
4 / 27
Business
4 / 17
Engineering
4 / 5
Linguistics
4 / 2
Geography and Cartography
3 / 1
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
3 / 13
Multimedia
3 / 5
Genetics
3 / 63
Evolutionary Biology
2 / 34
Acoustical Engineering
2 / 5
Radio and Television broadcasting
2 / 4
Intellectual Property and Patent Law
2 / 5

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2013 3 2
2014 12 13
2015 10 26
2016 14 46
2017 20 52
2018 24 55
2019 40 86
2020 44 150
2021 32 172

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$500
International students $500$500

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences
Kandidaatin tutkinto/Kandidatexamen Fine Arts
Maisterim tutkinto/Magisterexamen Dance, Fine Arts, Music, Theatre
Tohtorin tutkinto/Doktorexamen Fine Arts, Music, Theatre

University of the Arts Helsinki alumni

  1. Tarja Turunen

    Tarja Turunen
    Born in
    Finland Flag Finland
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    composerpianistsongwriteropera singersinger
    Biography

    Tarja Soile Susanna Turunen-Cabuli, known professionally as Tarja Turunen or simply Tarja, is a Finnish heavy metal singer-songwriter. She is a soprano with a three and a half octave range.

  2. Jean Sibelius

    Jean Sibelius
    Born in
    Finland Flag Finland
    Years
    1865-1957 (aged 92)
    Enrolled in the University of the Arts Helsinki
    Studied in 1885-1889
    Occupations
    composer
    Biography

    Jean Sibelius was a Finnish composer of the late Romantic and early-modern periods. He is widely regarded as his country's greatest composer, and his music is often credited with having helped Finland develop a national identity during its struggle for independence from Russia.

  3. Tove Jansson

    Tove Jansson
    Born in
    Finland Flag Finland
    Years
    1914-2001 (aged 87)
    Enrolled in the University of the Arts Helsinki
    Studied in 1933-1937
    Occupations
    children's writerillustratorwriterpaintercartoonist
    Biography

    Tove Marika Jansson was a Swedish-speaking Finnish author, novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author. Brought up by artistic parents, Jansson studied art from 1930 to 1938 in Stockholm, Helsinki and Paris. Her first solo art exhibition was in 1943. At the same time, she was writing short stories and articles for publication, as well as creating the graphics for book covers and other purposes. She continued to work as an artist and a writer for the rest of her life.

  4. Saara Aalto

    Saara Aalto
    Born in
    Finland Flag Finland
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    voice actorsingersinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Saara Sofia Aalto is a Finnish singer, songwriter, and voice actress. In 2012 she came second in the first season of The Voice of Finland.

General info

Alternative names Taideyliopisto
Founded 2013
Accreditation Ministry of Education and Culture
Academic structure Academy of Fine Arts
Sibelius Academy
Theatre Academy

Location and Contacts

Address PL 1
Helsinki, Uusimaa, 00097
Finland
City population 642,000
Phone +358 (294) 47 2000

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