About Karelia

Karelia University of Applied Sciences (Karelia) — public non-profit university. It is located in Joensuu, Finland. The higher education institution is among the youngest in the country.

Karelia does research in different fields of study and offers bachelor programs.

Joensuu, Finland
Establishment year
Acceptance rate

Karelia tuition fees

The academic calendar at Karelia is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Finland. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. At Finnish public universities, you can study for free in Finnish or Sweden. Your language level should be at least at a B2 level. Tuition fees for English programs start from 1,000 USD per year. For up-to-date information on scholarships and the cost of education for each program, check the official website of the educational institution.

Also, consider other expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals, and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Bachelorthere are free programs
5,958 USD/year
1,083 USD/year
1,000 USD/year

Karelia campus

Karelia has an urban campus, which provides students with many options for study and recreation. The abundance of museums, theaters and cinemas creates opportunities for the cultural development of young people. In the city, there are also large companies that offer internships.

The educational institution has its own library. Here, students do their homework or just have a good time reading an interesting book. The educational institution provides students with everything for playing sports: from athletic grounds to various clubs. Karelia regularly invites foreign students to participate in exchange programs. For locals, this is a unique opportunity to get in touch with the cultures of other countries, meet representatives of different nationalities and make friends around the world.

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What to do after graduation

You can stay in Finland for up to 4 years after graduation. To do this, you need to apply for a job seeker visa. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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Universities related to Karelia

Universities in this city

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
24Karelia University of Applied SciencesFinlandJoensuu
5,959 USD
1,000 USD
University of JoensuuFinlandJoensuu

Universities in this country

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
701University of HelsinkiFinlandHelsinki
14,085 USD
from  14,085 USD
to  19,503 USD
2622University of TurkuFinlandTurku
1,000 USD
from  8,668 USD
to  13,002 USD
2663Aalto UniversityFinlandEspoo
13,002 USD
from  9,210 USD
to  17,336 USD
3154University of OuluFinlandOulu
10,835 USD
from  10,835 USD
to  13,002 USD
3475University of JyväskyläFinlandJyvaskyla
1,625 USD
from  8,668 USD
to  13,002 USD