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Welcome to Haaga-Helia

Welcome to Haaga-Helia

With about 10,700 students and about 640 staff, Haaga-Helia is one of the biggest universities of applied sciences in Finland. We offer education in diverse fields (in the hotel & restaurant field, in physical education, in management assistance as well as in business, sales, finance, journalism and information technology). Haaga-Helia students can take courses in all Haaga-Helia units.

Our degree programmes lead to both bachelor’s and master’s degrees. We offer students the latest skills and knowledge needed for success in professional life, as well as an atmosphere that promotes learning, work and entrepreneurship. Haaga-Helia is recognised and highly valued as an international partner.

In Helsinki, Porvoo and Vierumäki

Students from our units in five different campuses graduate to become valued experts in business life. Degree programmes are provided in English, Finnish, and Swedish.

Length and scope?

The standard duration of studies at Haaga-Helia is 3.5 - 4.5 years. Programmes leading to a bachelor’s degree consists of 210 credits (ECTS), except for the journalism programme, which covers 240 ECTS. A degree comprises basic and professional studies, workplacement, a thesis as well as free-choice studies.

Master’s degree programmes cover 90 ECTS and last 1.5 - 3 years.