University of Helsinki

  • Helsinki, Finland.



Helsinki is a modern and cultural city where urban lifestyle lives in harmony with nature. The city has around 620.000 inhabitants and has been the country's capital since 1809. NMBU has agreements with the faculties of Agriculture and Forestry and Veterinary Medicine. Both faculties are located in Viikki campus, one out of four university campuses.

University of Helsinki

About the agreement
Students may apply either through the Erasmus program or the Nordplus network.
The agreement covers courses at the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, and the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine*. It is however also possible to take courses at other faculties.

* The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is the only place in Finland which offers veterinary education. Subjects here are mostly only given in Finnish, but it is possible for foreign students to apply for a clinical work experience, for which supervision can be given in English.

Who can apply
For all Erasmus and Nordplus network agreements it is necessary to have attained 60 credits on your current NMBU program before commencing on an exchange study abroad.

Number of study places
Erasmus: Four places for one year.
Nordplus: Five places for one year.

Language of teaching
Finnish and Swedish, but English is also widespread, particularly at master’s level.

Tuition fees
Erasmus and Nordplus students must continue to pay for NMBU’s semester fees, plus register with NMBU whilst they are on exchange. However, it is not necessary to pay any types of fee at the partner university.

Exchange students may apply for student rooms, although availability is limited.

Example courses students have taken previously

58549 Introduction to Ecological Modelling
BIO-518 Ecological field excursions: höstfågelexkursion
867810 Forest Ecology and Management / Environmental Effects of Wood Harvesting

162px-Helsinkimerelta--GFDL--.jpgThe South Harbour in Helsinki.  Photo: Wikipedia

Published 31. October 2016 - 17:42 - Updated 9. December 2020 - 11:28