University of Helsinki

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Public university in Helsinki, Finland

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About University of Helsinki

According to Wikipedia, The University of Helsinki is a public research university located in Helsinki, Finland since 1829, but founded in the city of Turku in 1640 as the Royal Academy of Åbo, at that time part of the Swedish Empire. It is the oldest and largest university in Finland with the widest range of disciplines available. In 2020, around 31,600 students were enrolled in the degree programs of the university spread across 11 faculties and 11 research institutes.

What Is University of Helsinki Known For?

University of Helsinki is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Helsinki's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Helsinki's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Helsinki's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Computer Science, Earth Sciences, and Literature. Here are some of University of Helsinki's most famous alumni:

Linus Torvalds
Linus Torvalds
A Finnish-American software engineer and hacker.
Lars Ahlfors
Lars Ahlfors
A Finnish mathematician .
Elias Lönnrot
Elias Lönnrot
A Finnish physician, philologist and collector of traditional Finnish oral poetry .
Rolf Nevanlinna
Rolf Nevanlinna
A Finnish mathematician known for his research in complex analysis.
Jaakko Hintikka
Jaakko Hintikka
A Finnish philosopher and logician.
Georg Henrik von Wright
Georg Henrik von Wright
A Finnish philosopher.
Bengt Holmström
Bengt Holmström
A Finnish economist and Nobel laureate.
Ragnar Granit
Ragnar Granit
A Finnish scientist .
Gunnar Nordström
Gunnar Nordström
A Finnish physicist.
Jorma Ollila
Jorma Ollila
A Finnish businessman.
Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld
Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld
A Finland-Swedish baron, geologist, mineralogist and Arctic explorer .
Artturi Ilmari Virtanen
Artturi Ilmari Virtanen
A Finnish chemist and professor.

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