Campus Map

The Central Campus Map

Underneath you will find the most important and useful locations of a student life in Valtsika. You will also be able to use an interactive map at the end of this post.

Buildings of the university (Yliopiston rakennukset)

  1. Porthania alias “Portsu”
    Yliopistonkatu 3
  2. Kaisa Haouse alias “Kaisa-talo” or “Kaisa”
    Fabianinkatu 30
    The main library of the University of Helsinki.
  3. Tiedekulma
    Yliopistonkatu 4
    A meeting place at the center.
  4. Kielikeskus
    Fabianinkatu 26
    All theaching of languages will happen here.
  5. The main building of the University of Helsinki alias “Päärakennus” or “Pääkkäri”
    Fabianinkatu 33
    The entrance to the old side is Unioninkatu 34.
  6. Metsätalo alias “Metsis”
    Unioninkatu 40
  7. Unioninkatu 35 (U35) alias “Klixi”
    Spaces for research and faculty staff, also some student spaces.
  8. Unioninkatu 37 (U37) alias “Snellmania”
    The main building of the Faculty of Social Sciences and the famous yard of Valtsika.
  9. Svenska social- och kommunalhögskolan eli Soc&Kom (lausutaan sossukom)
    Snellmanninkatu 12
  10. Siltavuorenpenger
    Siltavuorenpenger 1
    The Faculty of Educational Sciences
  11. Economicum eli Eco
    Arkadiankatu 7
    The building of Economics

Organization Spaces (Järjestötiloja)

  1. New Student House or “Uusi ylioppilastalo” alias Uusi
    Mannerheimintie 5 A
    Spaces for the organizations in Valtsika (Kannuklusteri), Alina Hall, nations and other organizations. The office of HYY is in B stair. 
  2. Old Student House or “Vanha ylioppilastalo” alias “Vanha”
    Mannerheimintie 3
  3. Kuppala
    Snellmaninkatu 14
    Students’ own space in Valtsika in the yard of the faculty. During the day you can enter to Kuppala from all the gates, but in the evening, use the gate on Snellmaninkatu.
  4. Synnäri
    Unioninkatu 35
    A coffee room in Klixi (U35). Enter Synnäri from the right side door next to the janitor’s office.
  5. Habermas
    Unioninkatu 37
    A break room in the main building of the faculty (U37). Go down the stairs right after the janitor’s office and turn left.
  6. Domus Gaudium
    Leppäsuonkatu 11
    “Third Student House”. In the same building locates kattosauna Sivistys (a sauna for students to rents) and club and meeting rooms of student organizations.
  7. Kattosauna Sivistys
    Leppäsuonkatu 11
    Locates in Domus Gaudium.
  8. Casa Academica
    Hietaniemenkatu 7A
    A general space for sitsit and parties. Also some of the nations and the Student Union of Svenska Handelshögskolan (a Swedish business school) are situated there. 


    1. UniCafe
      Mannerheimintie 3
      Open also on Saturdays!
    2. UniCafe Päärakennus
      Fabianinkatu 33
    3. UniCafe Porthania
      Yliopistonkatu 3
    4. UniCafe Metsätalo
      Unioninkatu 40
    5. UniCafe Soc&Kom
      Snellmaninkatu 12
    6. Unicafe Topelias (Pesco&Vege)
      Unioninkatu 38
    7. Unicafe Olivia
      Siltavuorenpenger 5A


More UniCafes can be found on the website of UniCafe.

Something else (Muuta)

      1. UniSport Porthania
        Yliopistonkatu 3
        Is situated in the basement of Porthania. 
      2. UniSport Töölö
        Ilmarinkatu 1
      3. UniSport Kumpula
        Väinö Auerin katu 11
      4. UniSport Kluuvi (not on the virtual map)
        Yliopistonkatu 4
        The biggest UniSport. Can be found in the basement of Tiedekulma.

Sights on the map

You can come back to this map when ever needed. The map is enlarged by the whole screen button in the up-right corner of the map. The names of the spots turn visible through the buttons on the left side.

Design: Joni Oksanen

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