Helsinki University of Technology - Teknillinen korkeakoulu
English language section of Helsinki University of Technology
Type of Higher Education Institution: University
School/Program: Technology and Engineering
Helsinki University of Technology was established in 1849, but gained University status only in 1908. It contains 12 faculties and 9 separate institutes. The University offers 19 degree programs.
Helsinki University of Technology is the oldest, the biggest, and the most broadened university of technology and architecture in Finland. High-quality education, talented and ambitious students, and an alluring campus environment are the features of this University. The University offers 2 Erasmus Mundus programs, 9 masterís programs, 6 short programs, and several separate courses in English.
International exchange and degree students, teachers, and researchers are welcomed at the International Student Services of Helsinki University of Technology. They are helped in their application as well as accommodation process in Finland.
The University offers masterís degrees in Architecture, Technology, and Landscape Architecture. These programs require a total of 120 credits (ECTS), including a 30-credit thesis. The lectures of the masterís degree programs are scheduled in such a way that it enables students to get approximately 60 credits in a single academic year and a graduation degree in two years.
The student undergoing a post graduate degree program is required to complete theoretical studies as well as research work in order to obtain the degree. The University gives more importance to scientific research.