Arabia Campus - Creative campus

Metropolia’s Arabia culture campus is a vibrant urban arena for ideas and stories. The campus attracts creative minds from diverse cultural fields, continuing the district’s long tradition of arts and design while boldly moving ahead in new directions.

Metropolia's all operations of Culture and Arts will be centralized in Arabia, Helsinki by 2020. Metropolia will serve an important role in contributing and profiling area as Helsinki's heart of creative arts.

There will be 1400 students and 200 staff members in Arabia Campus. The campus will be located in two premises 500 meters apart: the present campus in Hämeentie 161 and new premises in Hämeentie 135, Arabiakeskus.

Metropolia's functions from Vantaa Tikkurila, Lummetie 2, premises moved to Arabia Campus in August 2017.


One of Metropolia's campuses focusing on Culture and Creative Arts is located in Hämeentie 161, Arabianranta, Helsinki. The following degree programmes operate in Arabia161:

The oldest part of the campus was built in 1899 to industrial use, and later, it has been renovated into a modern learning environment.

Metropolia has also premises in Hämeentie 135 and Hämeentie 153. Metropolia provides music training in Arabiankatu 2 sharing premises with Helsinki Pop & Jazz Conservatory.


Degree programmes in Hämeentie 135

Metropolia's temporary premises in Arabia135

For further information

Project Director
Mr. Simo Hoikkala
tel. +358 50 366 0545