University of Eastern Finland

Introduction

With approximately 15,000 students and 2,500 members of staff, the University of Eastern Finland is one of the largest universities in Finland. The university’s campuses are located in Joensuu and Kuopio.

The University of Eastern Finland is a multidisciplinary university, which offers to teach in more than 100 major subjects. The university comprises four faculties: the Philosophical Faculty, the Faculty of Science and Forestry, the Faculty of Health Sciences, and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies.

The well-being of students is among the primary concerns of the university and, in addition to the high standard of teaching, the university offers its students a modern study environment, which is under constant development.

The university has extensive international relations and it is involved in several international networks. The university’s teaching and research staff and students are active in participating in various mobility programmes. The university has concluded bilateral agreements on cooperation with approximately 100 universities abroad. Moreover, the university is involved in several international networks and discipline-specific projects.

With its extensive networks, this multidisciplinary and international university constitutes a significant competence cluster, which promotes the well-being and positive development of eastern Finland. The University of Eastern Finland seeks to be among the top three most significant universities in Finland and among the leading 200 universities in the world.


Locations

Joensuu

Address
Yliopistokatu 2 P.O.Box 111 FI-80101 Joensuu, Finland
FI-80101 Joensuu, Finland

Toyohashi

Address
1-1 Hibarigaoka, Tempaku-cho, Toyohashi
441-8580 Toyohashi, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Uppsala

Address
Uppsala, Uppsala County, Sweden

Tromsø

Address
Tromsø, Troms, Norway

Ghent

Address
Gebroeders De Smetstraat 1
9000 Ghent, Flanders, Belgium

Saint-Étienne

Address
Rue Tréfilerie 10
42023 Saint-Étienne, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France