The Faculty has a unique profile among the Finnish medical faculties, since it hosts several Master’s degree level programmes (Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing Science, Biomedicine and Biomedical Imaging). Faculty of Medicine offers also specialization training in 55 specialization programmes and doctoral training in 48 main subjects. This can be considered as a special strength for the educational programmes in terms of joint resources and fruitful learning environment for the students.
The Faculty s also internationally known and recognised for its research. It has broad spectrum and extensive international contacts in science. High-standard, multi- and interdisciplinary research forms the basis of the Faculty´s activities, and education and societal impact of the Faculty are built on this basis.