Think tank

Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science

HELSUS

Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science is a new cross-faculty research unit in sustainability science within the University of Helsinki. The mission of the institute is to contribute to sustainability transformations of societies by means of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research and education. The research focuses in particular on Urban Studies, Consumption and Production, and Global South and Arctic contexts. There are around 50 professors and more than 290 researchers associated to the institute in the HELSUS faculties. HELSUS forms an attractive international and interdisciplinary research community for professors and researchers working with sustainability topics.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.helsinki.fi/en/helsinki-institute-of-sustainability-science

Address:
P.O. Box 4 (Yliopistonkatu 3) 00014 University of Helsinki

Country:
Finland

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Finland
Operating languages
English , Finnish

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
2018
Age (years)
Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science
 3
Finland average
 40
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Anne Toppinen (HELSUS Director)
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Anne Toppinen (HELSUS Director)
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science
 8
Finland average
 220
Global average
 75
2020
Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science
 8
% Female staff
2021
Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science
 1%
Finland average
 1%
Global average
 0%
2020
Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science
 75%

Social

Likes (2021)
Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science
 133,974
Finland average
 17,761
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science
 126,488
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science
 45,607
Finland average
 16,869
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science
 37,100
Subscribers (2021)
Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science
 8,910
Finland average
 2,311
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science
 6,140
Followers (2019)
Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science
 105,419
Finland average
 22,705
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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