- What are master's degree programmes?
- Where will the programmes take you?
- MSc in Algorithms and Machine Learning
- MSc in Networking and Services
- MSc in Bioinformatics (MBI)
Accepted MSc students (Algo and NeSe)
Why the University of Helsinki?
The University of Helsinki (UH) is the oldest, largest and most multidisciplinary higher education institution in Finland. It consistently ranks among the top 100 universities world-wide, and among the elite in Europe - and always the foremost in Finland.
Why the UH Deparment of Computer Science?
The UH Department of Computer Science is a world leader in algorithm and machine learning research and a key academic contributor to the success of Finnish industry in the telecom field.
Kumpula Science Campus, where the Department of Computer Science is located, is the largest centre of natural sciences in Nordic countries, with modern laboratories and classes highly equipped with the latest technology.
Why the Master's Degree Programme on Algorithms and Machine Learning?
Our research is at the highest international level, indicated e.g. by our Centre of Excellence on Algorithmic Data Analysis (Algodan). The Faculty includes Aapo Hyvärinen, Jyrki Kivinen, Veli Mäkinen, Petri Myllymäki, Juho Rousu, Hannu Toivonen, and Esko Ukkonen, known for their seminal work on string algorithms, data mining, independent component analysis, and machine learning.
Why the Master's Degree Programme on Networking and Services?
The department is renowned for the research and development on Linux, mobile Linux, and wireless communications. It is highly visible in international standardisation forums and organizations such as IETF, W3C, WWRF, and IFIP. Globally known research partners include Nokia, Nokia Siemens Networks, Ericsson, and F-Secure. Research in interactive systems is a recent opening. The Faculty boasts a group of international experts including N. Asokan, Patrik Floréen, Giulio Jacucci, Jussi Kangasharju, Markku Kojo, Lea Kutvonen, and Sasu Tarkoma.
As the capital of Finland, Helsinki combines the attractions of a metropolis with a close proximity to nature reserves. Helsinki was elected the world's second safest city by Mercer in 2008.
Finland is the most prosperous nation in the world: not only has Finland a high GDP, but its citeizens are content, healthy, and free (Legatum Prosperity Index 2009). The educational system in Finland is known for its exceptionally high quality.
Applying to master's degree programmes
- How to apply to the University of Helsinki?
- On-line application service for Master's Degree Programmes at UH
- Faculty guidelines about admission and studies
- Computer Science specific application guidelines
- How to get in?
- Applicants with degree from AMK