Student health services in Helsinki

Student health nurse

Merja Toivainen
tel. +358 (0)50 402 5620 or +358 (0)9 3107 6222

The student health nurse service is free of charge.


Appointments can be made by phone, email or online at

Drop-in clinic (no appointment needed): Mon–Fri 12pm–1pm
Appointments: Mon–Thu 8:15am–4:00pm, Fri 8:15am–2:00pm

Please check in advance that the nurse is available as schedules may change due to meetings, trainings, etc.

Clinic address

Arcada University of Applied Sciences, Hämeentie 107, basement.

The entrance is outside on Hämeentie. Walk down the ramp next to the parking barrier, the door is around the corner. If the door is locked, please use the buzzer.

General physician

In medical care matters, students should contact their local health centre.

Emergency appointments, A&E

In urgent matters, contact your local health centre.

Evening, night and weekend services vary by area.

The Medical Helpline service 116 117 is open 24 hours a day.

The telephone health services 09 310 100 23 is open 24 hours a day.

Oral health care

Students who are Helsinki residents can use the dental health care services of their local health centre.

Students who are not Helsinki residents can use dental health care services in Helsinki or in their home municipality.

For further information about dental health care in Helsinki and appointments, see the City of Helsinki website.

The dental health care charges are the same for both students and other Helsinki residents.