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Do you want to study abroad?
You should begin to consider your destination and timetable as early in your studies as possible.
Exchange opportunities around the world
Read more about the University’s exchange programmes and partner universities to find the right destination.
Come to our Information sessions and hear about the options for student exchange.
Find information about application periods and processes as well as the required documents.
You will need appropriate language skills to succeed in your application for exchange studies and cope during the exchange.
Funding for the student exchange
Students who participate in a student exchange can receive a mobility grant as well as student financial aid for their stay abroad.
Before your exchange - instructions for those chosen for student exchange
The checklist includes the most important tasks regarding participation in an exchange.
Returning home - instructions for returning exchange students
You should prepare for your return to Finland even before the end of your exchange studies.
Short courses and summer courses abroad
Short courses give you the opportunity to internationalize in a shorter time.
Going abroad independently (as a free mover/visiting student)
You can also make your own arrangements to study outside Finland.
Assistance in special situations
Things do not always go as planned. If you must suspend or cancel your exchange, read these instructions.
Contact the International Exchange Services
Here you will find contact information for the International Exchange Services. Do not hesitate to contact.
Frequently asked questions (for outgoing students from the University of Helsinki)
This FAQ guide supports the planning of international exchange periods and the completion of exchange applications. If you can’t find an answer to your question on this page or on the other sections of the Study abroad website, please contact International Exchange Services.