Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences

Helsinki, Finland
Through education, research and development, Haaga-Helia prepares professionals for business and services. We offer our students a versatile choice of studies, great opportunities for specialisation, high-quality education in Finnish and English, and wide business networks even during the studies.



  • The Haaga campus degree programmes in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management both as full-time and multiform studies.
  • The Malmi campus degrees programme in Business and night and multiform studies in Business and Information Technology.
  • The Pasila campus degree programmes in Multilingual Management Assistants studies, Journalism, Business, Sales and Information Technology. In English-language Masterís degrees, the campus offers a degree programme in Tourism.
  • The Porvoo campus offers degree programmes in Business and Tourism in Finnish, English and partially in Swedish!
  • The Vierumäki campus offers Bachelorís degree programmes in Sports and Leisure Management in Finnish and English.


  • New solutions for services and sales
  • New solutions for business and entrepreneurship
  • New learning solutions
  • In addition to the spearhead areas, we have other strategic projects in areas such as regional development, new operating models for RD&I, and new innovative breakthroughs.


Are you looking for a summer or work placement trainee, someone to work for the duration of a project, or a full-time employee?

We assist employers in the recruitment of motivated employees.

You will find that Haaga-Helia assists you in your personnel needs even at short notice. Students close to graduation are interested in both permanent employment and project-based tasks.

Our students are expected to complete a work placement period towards the end of their studies. This period has the dual purpose of allowing students to gain work experience in the fields they have studied and also to clarify their career goals.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Social Sciences (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences!


Student services

The Service Center at Pasila Campus serves all Haaga-Helia students. From the Service Center students get basic documents, e.g. letters of enrolment, transcripts of records, purchase certificates needed for discounts on trains and buses.

The services include the following: letters of enrolment, official transcripts of records, purchase certificates needed for discounts on trains and buses, KELA meal discount cards, WinhaWille passwords. To avoid queuing, fill in the forms in advance, please. You can also order letters of enrolments, official transcripts of records through e-WinhaWille.

Housing services

Exchange students who have been selected to study in Helsinki (Haaga, Malmi or Pasila campus) can apply for accommodation from HOAS (Foundation for Student Housing in the Helsinki Region). Due to large number of applicants, housing is not guaranteed to all applicants, but most applicants normally receive housing through HOAS.

The HOAS apartments are located in the city of Helsinki, in different suburban areas. HOAS will try to place students according to their wishes regarding the flat type, location, and the proximity of their home campus, but please note that this is not always possible.

Library services

The Library of Haaga-Helia is a modern and versatile library serving the university of applied sciences. Our services are specifically designed for our students and staff, but the library is open for anyone looking for information.

Our services include

  • loans services
  • information service
  • information retrieval skills training
  • interlibrary services
  • work spaces and equipment

Medical services

  • Non EU/EEA citizens arriving in Finland for the purpose of studying are required to have health insurance if the period of study lasts for more than three months.
  • EU/EEA citizens should obtain the European Health insurance card from their country of residence prior to departure.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Haaga
  • Malmi
  • Pasila
  • Porvoo
  • Vierumäki

Student clubs

Each Haaga-Helia campus has a local student associationís office from which the student activities are conducted. HELGA services (student card, coveralls etc.) are also available at said offices. These offices also function as a place to relax and as a recreational area for all the students. Without further ado Ė walk in the door and join the fun!

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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