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The number of University of Helsinki staff will reduce by approximately 980 by the end of 2017. The University estimates that of these 980, terminations will account for 570. Staff cuts are unavoidable because of the rapid and dramatic reduction in funding, says Rector Jukka Kola. “The University of Helsinki’s rise in rankings among the leading research universities in the world would not have been possible without professional and committed employees. I am deeply sorry that we are forced to let go of competent staff members,” says Kola.
The University of Helsinki terminates 570 employees, overall staff cuts total 980 | University... helsinki.fi

The number of University staff will reduce by approximately 980 by the end of 2017. In addition, the University will reorganise and incorporate certain operations. On 27 January 2016, the University of Helsinki issued the second part of the employer’s report on the decisions under consideration on t…