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American Resource Center

Coming Up

May 2015

Study Guides DVD Collections Upgrade Your Writing (PDF, 304 kB) and Writing a Great Research Paper (PDF, 298 kB), both consisting of 10 parts and available for home and educational use free of charge, added to our Study Guides collection.

June 2015

June 4: Jussi Valtonen talks about his Finlandia Prize winning book "He eivät tiedä mitä tekevät" at Kaisa Library 17:00-18:00, hosted by the ARC. (PDF, 1 MB)

Contact Information/Hours of Operation

American Resource Center at the Kaisa House
P.O.Box  53 (Fabianinkatu 30)
00014 University of Helsinki

Telephone: +358-50-448 5704

Hours: Mon-Fri 9-20, Sat 10-16 (*Reference services: Mon-Fri 9-17)
(Summer Hours June 1-August 25: Mon-Fri 10-18)

*Exceptions to reference service hours may apply.

American Resource Center

  • American Resource Center in Kaisa House

    The American Resource Center (ARC), managed in a partnership between the Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Embassy in Helsinki and the University of Helsinki, is an extensive resource for current, in-depth information focusing primarily on political, economic and social issues and on American culture.


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