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Here you will find contact information for the International Exchange Services. We can help you in matters concerning studies abroad and traineeships abroad as well as flexible study rights (JOO). Do not hesitate to contact in case you cannot find the information you are looking for or if you need guidance! 

How can you contact the International Exchange Services?

VISIT OUR OFFICE HOURS 

You can book an appointment to International Exchange Services (at the moment not possible on Viikki campus) or just drop in during the office hours. 

If you need help with choosing your exchange destination, please participate in a "How to choose an exchange destination"-event. If you already have chosen your destination but you need help with your application, please come to one of our Application clinics

The International Exchange Services is represented on each campus in conjunction with the local Student Services on Mondays and Thursdays.

Exceptions to the opening hours:

The Service points are CLOSED
-on Mon 30 April
-on Thursday 10 May

otherwise we are open as follows:

Campus By appointment Drop-in
Kumpula Mon 9-10, Thu 11-12 Mon 13-15, Thu 10-11
Kruununhaka Mon 13-14 Mon 14-15, Thu 10-12
Meilahti Thu 12-13 Mon 13-15, Thu 10-12
Metsätalo Thu 10-11 Mon 13-15, Thu 11-12
Siltavuorenpenger Mon 13-14, Thu 10-11 Mon 14-15, Thu 11-12
Viikki N/A Mon 13-15, Thu 10-12

You should book the appointment according to your study programme. 

SEND E-MAIL

Our service e-mail addresses are: 
studentexchange@helsinki.fi
joo@helsinki.fi
staffexchange@helsinki.fi

When sending an e-mail mention in the subject line what faculty you are studying at and what your question is regarding. If you wish to direct your message to a specific specialist you can also mention that person's name in the subject line (the contact information is listed below). 

CONTACT BY PHONE

You can reach us by calling our phone number +358 2941 22401 on weekdays between 10–15.

MAILING ADDRESS

Our mailing address is ”International Exchange Services, P.O. 3, 00014 University of Helsinki”.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Follow the International Exchange Services on FacebookInstagram and our exchange blog

Who can help me?

THE SPECIALISTS AT THE INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE SERVICES 

Listed below you can find the specialists who can assist you in your matter. When sending e-mail to the specialists use the common e-mail address  studentexchange@helsinki.fi. The direct phone numbers to the specialists can be found in the university's phone catalog. 

Heidi Säävuori
Erasmus student exchange: Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Theology
Nordplus student exchange: Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Theology
Free mover -grants
Short courses and Summer courses
Office hours: Metsätalo Student Services

Sasa Tkalcan
Erasmus student exchange: Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Theology
Office hours: Metsätalo Student Services

Raisa Asikainen
University bilateral agreements, Faculty and unit bilateral agreements: Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Russia, the Ukraine and Serbia. 
Office hours: Metsätalo Student Services

Anne-Sophie Hokkanen
Erasmus student exchange: Faculty of Law,
Nordplus student exchange: Faculty of Law, Faculty of Social Sciences, Swedish School of Social Science
Nordplus-programm
Nordlys-network
Office hours: Kruununhaka Student Services

Mari Lauri
Erasmus student exchange in general
Erasmus student exchange: Faculty of Social Sciences
Office hours: Kruununhaka Student Services

Niina Haapasilta
Erasmus student exchange: Faculty of Social Sciences 
Office hours: Kruununhaka Student Services

Kaisa Pesola
Erasmus student exchange: Swedish School of Social Science
Office hours: Kruununhaka Student Services

Mikko Moilanen
Erasmus traineeships and international travel grant: student at all the faculties
Erasmus student exchange: Faculty of Educational Sciences
Nordplus student exchange: Faculty of Educational Sciences
Office hours: Siltavuori Student Services

Tuula Hellstedt
University bilateral agreements, Faculty and unit bilateral agreements: North and South America, Oceania, 
ISEP-, AEN-, MAUI- and North2North-programmes
Office hours: Siltavuori Student Services

Arja Mielonen-Walker
Erasmus student exchange: Faculty of Medicine (medicine, dental studies, logopedics, psychology)
Nordplus student exchange: Faculty of Medicine (medicine, psychology)
Office hours: Meilahti Student Services

Janna Koivisto
Erasmus student exchange: Faculty of Science (geography, geology, physical sciences)
Office hours: Kumpula Student Services

Nina Nilsson
Erasmus student exchange: Faculty of Science (chemistry, mathematics, statistics, computer science)
Nordplus student exchange: Faculty of Science 
Office hours: Kumpula Student Services

Outi Orenius
Erasmus student exchange: Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy
Nordplus student exchange: Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy
Office hours: Viikki Student Services

Sari Mikkola
Erasmus student exchange: Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Nordplus student exchange: Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Office hours: Viikki Student Services 

Anne Rönkä
Staffexchange

Technical support for Mobility Online

For technical problems in the Mobility Online -program send an e-mail to kvl-admin@helsinki.fi or call +358 2941 40134.

When sending your message describe your problem as detailed as possible (what programme you are applying to, where the programme occurred, if you received an error message from Mobility Online).