HAAGA-HELIA in a nutshell
Through education, research and development, HAAGA-HELIA prepares professionals for business and services. We offer our students a versatile choice of studies, great opportunities for specialisation, high-quality education in Finnish and English, and wide business networks even during the studies. Our approximately 10 500 students and 700 employees at HAAGA-HELIA base their activities on highly advanced national and international expertise. HAAGA-HELIA is part of the Finnish public educational system. It is privately run but steered and co-funded by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.
Our fields of education are business, hotel, restaurant and tourism management, information technology, journalism, management assistant training, sports management and vocational teacher education.
Our expertise at HAAGA-HELIA focuses on business and services, communication and
information management, information and communication technologies and wellness combining health and sports. Teacher education is an important part of our activity.
The starting point for our activity lies in the needs of businesses, whose demands we
meet with our work-related higher education. We provide our students with the knowledge and skills for lifelong learning and development in the workplace. HAAGA-HELIA is the place to earn Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, to obtain teacher education, to complete MBA programmes and specialisation studies and to participate in research and development. We also provide personnel training for various organisations.
Internationalisation in Practice
HAAGA-HELIA is an international university of applied sciences. We have more than 170 partner universities throughout the world and a variety of opportunities to internationalise. Our international degree programmes have foreign students from more than 80 countries. Cultural sensitivity and diversity are part of our everyday life. International work placement and projects also contribute to our growing internationalisation. We welcome you to join our knowledgeable and developing network.