University of Helsinki

Medicum, Department of Psychology and Logopedics

Haartmaninkatu 3 (P.O. Box 21)
00014 Helsinki

Project Leader

Katri Räikkönen

Helsinki, Finland

Phone number: +358 40 5121 469

E-mail Contact

Project Staff

Kati Heinonen

Helsinki, Finland

Phone number: +385 29 4129 514

E-mail Contact

Institution Portrait

The University of Helsinki is the oldest and largest institution of academic education in Finland, an international scientific community of 40,000 students and researchers. In international university rankings, the University of Helsinki typically ranks among the top 100. The University of Helsinki seeks solutions for global challenges and creates new ways of thinking for the best of humanity. In 2014, University of Helsinki researchers produced 10,389 publications. Of peer-reviewed academic publications, 85% are in English. Through the power of science, the University has contributed to society, education and welfare since 1640.

The Academic Medical Center Helsinki (AMCH) is an internationally renowned medical campus, comprising the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Helsinki (UH), the Helsinki University Central Hospital (HUCH/Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa) and the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), which is part of the Helsinki Institute of Life Science (HiLIFE).

The high quality medical research conducted at the campus ranges from biological basic research to clinical applications. During the current strategic period, the Faculty’s research focus areas include malignancies, brain and mind, inflammation, metabolism and degenerative processes, as well as psychiatric disorders and their mechanisms.

The Faculty ranked fifth in a survey of top European institutions in clinical medicine based on the number of citations per publication dealing with clinical medicine. The Faculty has trained numerous Finnish experts for diverse positions both in Finland and abroad.