Helsinki is the capital and the largest city of Finland. It is located in the southern part of Finland, on the shore of Baltic Sea. The population of Helsinki is over 600 000, making it the biggest city in Finland. The foreign-born population stands at over 10%. Helsinki, along with the neighboring cities of Vantaa, Espoo, and Kauniainen, constitutes what is known as the capital region, with over 1,000,000 inhabitants.
UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS
Helsinki University Central Hospital
RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
|University of Helsinki||Surgery - General||Clinical Project without lab work||Clinical liver and kidney transplantation|
|University of Helsinki||Surgery - General||Clinical Project without lab work||Local and regional recurrences after modern surgery and multidisciplinary treatment in breast cancer|
|University of Helsinki||Immunology||Basic Science||T cell development and homeostasis|
|University of Helsinki||Infectious Diseases||Basic Science||Occurrence and distribution of zoonotic viruses in European rodent populations|
|University of Helsinki||Pathophysiology||Basic Science||Protein interactions in virus-host interplay|
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Usually the incoming students live in Medioma, which is a student apartment complex for medical students in the University of Helsinki. There are basic cooking facilities in the apartments. Most incoming exchange students share an apartment with another exchange student.
There are very many things to do in Helsinki. Two very famous attractions are the island Korkeasaari - which is also the country’s biggest zoo – and the fortress island of Suomenlinna (a UNESCO World Heritage site). The most popular museums are Ateneum Art Museum for classical Finnish art, Kiasma Art Museum for modern art and the historical museum called the National Museum of Finland. These are all located in the center of Helsinki. The Linnanmäki amusement park is also quite close to the city center. Of course the city is also full of statues, parks and architecturally important buildings worth seeing. And the night-life is vivid! In the winter, we have plenty of snow, so you can try iceskating or skiing.
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