Address: Jan-Magnus Janssonin aukio 1, 00560, Helsinki
Opening hours: Monday–Friday 7.00–22.00
(Everyone should have left the building at 22.00 when the alarm goes on!)
Saturday–Sunday 9.00–18.00 (a request for access is needed)

The modern Arcada main building, in Helsinki Arabianranta was completed in fall 2004. Since 2004 the building is home to all of Arcadas Swedish and English Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree Programmes. With it’s 16 000m2, three bright squares and innovative learning environments the house has been designed to create inspiring and efficient working environments for both staff and students. The Arcada campus is located only 15 minutes from the centre of Helsinki near good traffic connections. The building is owned by Fastighets Ab Arcada Nova, which also owns the Prakticum building next to Arcada, the studenthousing and the Cor-house . During 2016 a sports hall is expected to be finished in addition to Arcadas campus. As a student at Arcada, you will be assigned your own electronic key that you are personally responsible for. During weekends, you can enter and exit the Arcada main building with your electronic key only through the door on the right side of the two main entrances.

Accessibility in the Arcada building

The Arcada building complex has six five-storied wings, which are interconnected with bridges and elevators at each level. There are three elevators in the building, two in the C-wing and one in the A-wing. All classrooms, the library, offices and public areas in the building are accessible for disabled.

The personnel entrance from Hämeentie has an entrance ramp as well as the car park in the first floor. Close to the personnel entrance by Hämeentie 107 there are two parking spaces reserved for physically disabled. One parking space for physically disabled is located in the first floor car park.

There are large restrooms on floors 1-4 for persons with special needs.

If you have questions regarding the Arcada building, please contact the information desk [info[a]].

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