HELSINKI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY Finland – sauna, sisu and Sibelius Helsinki University of Technology.
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HELSINKI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY Finland – sauna, sisu and Sibelius Helsinki University of Technology
HELSINKI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY Helsinki University of Technology Founded in 1849, university status since 1908 12 departments, 16 degree programmes, 10 separate institutes 224 professors and associate professors 13 807 under- and postgraduate students 869 masters degrees and 90 doctorates in 2000 Total funding 175 million EUR (2000)
HELSINKI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY HUT Campus Campus by the sea in Espoo 15 min by bus from Helsinki
HELSINKI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY Departments of HUT Architecture Automation and Systems Technology Chemical Technology Civil and Environmental Engineering Computer Science and Engineering Electrical and Communications Engineering Engineering Physics and Mathematics Forest Products Technology Industrial Engineering and Management Materials Science and Rock Engineering Mechanical Engineering Surveying
HELSINKI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY Degree Programmes of HUT Architecture Mechanical Engineering Automation and Systems Technology Real Estate Economics Chemical Technology Surveying Civil and Environmental Engineering Communications Engineering Computer Science and Engineering Electronics and Electrical Engineering Engineering Physics Forest Products Technology Geomatics Information Networks Industrial Engineering and Management Landscape Architecture Materials Science and Rock Engineering
HELSINKI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY Studying at HUT compared to TU Wien (1) A lot of cources in English (ECTS-Study Guide) –About 200 lectured in English and more can be taken in English Every department has an international study adviser Every exchange student has an own tutor (buddy) Lectures: duration 2*45 min, 15 - 400 students
HELSINKI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY Studying at HUT compared to TU Wien (2) Students normally communicate with assistants –Course information in www (wwwtopi) and newsgroups Study credits (ov) are about the same as Wochenstunden Lectures and exercises are not different courses A lecture of 2 credits can include exercises, lectures and an exam
HELSINKI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY Studying at HUT compared to TU Wien (3) Course types: Lectures with or without exercises, laboratory courses, seminars, assignments Exams: –normally organised 4 times a year –duration 3h –only written exams, no oral ones
HELSINKI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY Studying at HUT compared to TU Wien (4) Semesters: –Autumn: September – December –Spring: January - May No smoking at public buildings
HELSINKI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY Living in Helsinki Affordable student housing –Student union or a housing fund Health care Public transportation Average price level Credit and ATM cards Many services offered via Internet
HELSINKI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY Student life Free time activities –Student union –Guilds for every department –Clubs for sports, arts, music, culture, politics… Parties – seasonal festivals Nature Nightlife
HELSINKI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY Hints for Students Visit the HUT web pages Contact the International Study Adviser –Questions, information… Find out about different programme options Talk to Finnish students Just go for it and enjoy!
HELSINKI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY More information http://www.hut.fi http://www.hut.fi/Study/ From us –Anne-Mari.Laiho@hut.fi –Ville.Salomaa@hut.fi