As an ISEP student, you can build your own program by choosing your courses from a variety of fields. Use the notes for course searching to help you find which courses are available. Learn about the Power of Thought at the University of Helsinki.

Program Website

Course Description

Use the Courses in English (web https://guide.student.helsinki.fi/en/article/where-can-i-find-studies) page on the university website to research courses.

On the course selection site you will find a link to "Plan Your Studies" (https://guide.student.helsinki.fi/en/plan-your-studies). In Plan Your Studies, you will find courses listed by campus.

 

THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND:

- You must list at least 50% of the courses from the same faculty

- Please double check on the course selections website:

- The teaching language of the course (courses are offered in English, Finnish and Swedish)

- The course levels, the restrictions, and the restrictions in attending courses

Please also note that you will need to have sufficient background knowledge in the disciplines taught

Website for Course Availability

ISEP STUDENT ADVISOR Jolene Bechtel 703-504-9993 | jbechtel@isep.org Thanks for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your Student Advisor and main point of contact here at ISEP. As you search for programs, I'll be available to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to contact me at any point in your search process for help, tips or advice.

Academics

Undergraduate
(in English)

Fields of Study

  • Agriculture:

    Agricultural Economics Animal Sciences Soil Sciences

  • Area Studies:

    Area Studies, Other Asian Studies Chinese Studies European Studies Russian, Central European, East European, and Eurasian Studies Scandinavian Studies Slavic Studies

  • Biology:

    Anatomy Animal Physiology Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Botany/Plant Biology Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Microbiology and Immunology Plant Physiology

  • Business

    Economics

  • Communication:

    Intercultural Communication Journalism Mass Communication/Media Studies

  • Computer and Information Sciences

    Computer Applications Programming

  • Education:

    Early Childhood Education Secondary Education Special Education

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures:

    African Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Arabic Language and Literature Czech Language and Literature German Language and Literature Hebrew Language and Literature Hindi Language and Literature Japanese Language and Literature Korean Language and Literature Portuguese Language and Literature Russian Language and Literature Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Sciences:

    Medicine Nutrition Sciences Pharmacy Veterinary Sciences

  • History:

    European History Museology/Museum Studies

  • International/Global Studies

    International Relations and Affairs

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Humanities

  • Natural Resources/Conservation

    Sustainability Studies

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies:

    Christian Studies Hindu Studies Islamic Studies Philosophy Religious Studies

  • Physical Sciences:

    Astrophysics Chemistry Geology/Earth Science Physics Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

  • Psychology:

    Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics Developmental and Child Psychology

  • Social Sciences:

    Geography Human Development and Family Studies Political Science and Government Sociology Urban Studies

  • Visual and Performing Arts:

    Art History Art Studies Drama and Theatre Arts Film Studies Folk Art

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
  • TOEFL iBT Score: 79
  • Institutional TOEFL Score: 550
  • IELTS Score: 6
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
  • LPR Writing Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Reading Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Listening Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Speaking Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • Language Test: CEFR   A1
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Application Instructions

Junior-level standing or equivalent amount of completed coursework in major field preferred. Students must choose at least 50% of courses from the same department.

Economics, psychology, communication, political science, veterinary medicine and law have restrictions regarding acceptance (both for local and exchange students). They only accept students who are majoring in the subject in question and have completed enough courses in the discipline in their home university prior to arrival. For veterinary medicine, students must be on graduate level at the home university. 

English philology only accepts students majoring in English. Other foreign languages: student should be a major or minor in the language at the home university. These studies are considered case by case. English courses offered by the Language Centre are not open for exchange students. 

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Speech
  • Learning

Graduate
(in English)

Fields of Study

  • Agriculture:

    Agricultural Business Operations Agricultural Economics Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture Agronomy and Crop Science Animal Husbandry Animal Sciences Equine Studies Farm and Ranch Management Horticulture Operations Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management Soil Sciences Viticulture and Enology

  • Area Studies:

    African Studies Area Studies, Other Asian Studies Canadian Studies Chinese Studies Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other European Studies French Studies German Studies Irish Studies Italian Studies Japanese Studies Korean Studies Latin American Studies Native American Studies Near and Middle Eastern Studies Russian, Central European, East European, and Eurasian Studies Scandinavian Studies Slavic Studies United States Studies Women’s Studies

  • Biology:

    Anatomy Animal Physiology Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Botany/Plant Biology Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Endocrinology Genetics Marine Sciences Microbiology and Immunology Neuroscience Oncology and Cancer Biology Parasitology Physiology Plant Physiology Toxicology Wildlife Biology Zoology/Animal Biology

  • Business:

    Economics Marketing

  • Communication:

    Intercultural Communication Journalism Public Relations Radio and Television Speech Communication and Rhetoric

  • Computer and Information Sciences:

    Computer Applications Programming Informatics

  • Education:

    Adult and Continuing Education Early Childhood Education Elementary Education Secondary Education Special Education

  • English Language and Literature:

    American Literature (United States) English Literature (British and Commonwealth) General Literature

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures:

    African Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature Arabic Language and Literature Bosnian, Serbian, and Croatian Languages and Literatures Bulgarian Language and Literature Catalan Language and Literature Celtic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Chinese Language and Literature Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Comparative Literature Czech Language and Literature Dutch/Flemish Language and Literature Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other French Language and Literature German Language and Literature Interpretation and Translation Italian Language and Literature Japanese Language and Literature Korean Language and Literature Latin Language and Literature Linguistics Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Modern Greek Language and Literature Polish Language and Literature Portuguese Language and Literature Russian Language and Literature Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Spanish Language and Literature Swedish Language and Literature Turkish Language and Literature

  • Health Sciences:

    Dentistry Medicine Nutrition Sciences Pathology Pharmacy Veterinary Sciences

  • History:

    American History (United States) Ancient Studies/Civilizations Asian History European History History, Other Medieval and Renaissance Studies Museology/Museum Studies

  • Human Services:

    Public Administration Social Work

  • International/Global Studies

    International Relations and Affairs

  • Law/Criminal Justice:

    Business Law International Law Legal Studies

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Mathematics

    Statistics

  • Natural Resources/Conservation:

    Environmental Science Forestry Marine Resources Management Sustainability Studies

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies:

    Biblical Studies Buddhist Studies Ethics Hindu Studies Islamic Studies Philosophy Religious Studies Theological Studies

  • Physical Sciences:

    Astronomy Astrophysics Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology Chemistry Geology/Earth Science Hydrology and Water Resources Science Paleontology Physics Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

  • Psychology:

    Behavioral Sciences Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics

  • Social Sciences:

    Anthropology Cartography/GIS Family and Consumer Sciences Geography Political Science and Government Sociology Urban Studies Work and Family Studies

  • Visual and Performing Arts:

    Art History Art Studies Film Studies Folk Art Musicology and Ethnomusicology

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
  • TOEFL iBT Score: 79
  • IELTS Score: 6
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
  • LPR Writing Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Reading Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Listening Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Speaking Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • Language Test: CEFR   A1
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Application Instructions

Junior-level standing or equivalent amount of completed coursework in major field preferred. Students must choose at least 50% of courses from the same department.

Economics, psychology, communication, political science, veterinary medicine and law have restrictions regarding acceptance (both for local and exchange students). They only accept students who are majoring in the subject in question and have completed enough courses in the discipline in their home university prior to arrival. For veterinary medicine, students must be on graduate level at the home university. 

English philology only accepts students majoring in English. Other foreign languages: student should be a major or minor in the language at the home university. These studies are considered case by case. English courses offered by the Language Centre are not open for exchange students. 

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Speech
  • Learning

Other Academic Conditions

NOTE: The field of medicine is not available to EU students looking to study at Helsinki through ISEP.

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