Auli Vähäkangas
  • PL 3 (Fabianinkatu 33)



  • PL 4 (Vuorikatu 3), 335




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Curriculum vitae

Auli Vähäkangas is professor inPractical Theology as well as Vice Dean of International Affairs of the Faculty of Theology at the University of Helsinki, Finland. 

She co-led the South-African-Nordic research project Youth at the Margins (YOMA) (2013-2017). The main publication of the project is:  Stuck in the margins? Young people and faith-based organisations in South African and Nordic localities, Research in Contemporary Religion (RCR) vol. 31, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Additionally she co-led the Finnish Interdiciplinary project Meaningful Relations in home based Palliative care. 


External positions

Research Associate, University of Johannesburg

12 Apr 202312 Apr 2026

Research associate, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch South Africa

30 Mar 202330 Mar 2026

Fields of Science

  • 614 Theology
  • pastoral theology, pastoral psychology

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.