Arabia Campus - concentration of Culture and Creative Arts

Hämeentie 161 now

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:

  • Film and Television
  • Performing Arts
  • Cultural Management
  • Media

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.

Arabia Campus in 2017

Metropolia's operations of Culture and Arts will be centralized in Arabia, Helsinki by 2019. 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 have moved to Arabia Campus in June 2017.

For further information

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