University of Helsinki

University of Helsinki
Yliopistonkatu 4 Helsingin yliopisto, 00014 Finland

Telephone: +358-9-1911

Local Name of Sylff Program

The Program for International and Cultural Studies

Program Description

The objective of the Program is to support the education of promising and talented students enrolled in doctoral degree programs at the University with high potential for leadership in national, regional and international affairs, in public life as well as in private endeavors, by awarding fellowships.

The fellowships will be awarded to outstanding students who are enrolled in social sciences and humanities fields, international relations, Asian and African studies, or social and cultural anthropology.

*For details and updates, please refer to the Sylff institution's website listed above.

Year Endowed


Steering Committee

Senior University Lecturer Tiina Airaksinen, Vice Dean, Department of Cultures

Contact Person
Rauli Rouhiainen, Liaison Manager


SYLFF Association of the University of Helsinki