The University of Helsinki is the largest and oldest university in Finland and it has the widest range of disciplines. It was established in Turku in 1640, but was transferred to Helsinki in 1828. It has eleven faculties with 38,000 degree students and 7,600 staff. The number of degrees taken each year is almost 4,300, of which 400 are doctorates. The University concentrates on high-level scientific research and researcher education. Scientific research is also the basis of the teaching provided by the University. The University operations support the development of society, as well as business and industry. The University of Helsinki has been invited to be a member of the League of European Research Universities, a co-operation body for the leading European research universities. According to international expert panels, the teaching provided by the University of Helsinki is of a high European level. The University has strong international connections. It has some 80 co-operation agreements with universities on different continents. The University researchers are in great demand as experts in international scientific communities, meetings and publications. The University is bilingual (Finnish and Swedish), and in addition teaching is also provided in English.
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