University of Eastern Finland (UEF) — public non-profit university. It is located in Kuopio, Finland. It is a modern higher education institution, established in 2010. UEF is working closely with European University Association (EUA).
According to QS International University Ranking, the institution is among the top-560 in the world.
UEF does research in different fields of study and invites students to master and doctorate programs.
- Establishment year
- International students
- Rating QS 2023
UEF tuition fees
As in many other universities in the country, the academic calendar at UEF is divided into two semesters. But 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. The university provides tuition help to some students through scholarships. They are available to both local and international students. For up-to-date information on scholarships and the cost of education for each program, check the official website of the educational institution.
When choosing an educational institution, it is necessary to take into account additional costs: accommodation, transportation, educational materials, meals and personal expenses.
- Academic calendar
- MasterThere are free programs
- DoctorateCitizens and foreigners
Master's degree in UEF
In order to enroll at UEF for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 90. IELTS — 6.5 or higher.
- TOEFL iBT
- TOEFL PBT
The campus of UEF is urban. This means that students study closely to the sights and the entire recreational infrastructure of the city. This type of campus gives students more options for internships and part-time jobs.
Students have access to the extensive scientific library of the university. The collection of scientific papers helps them in conducting research. The educational institution provides students with everything for playing sports: from athletic grounds to various clubs. The exchange of intercultural experience occupies a special place in training at UEF. The educational institution regularly invites foreign students to participate in exchange programs and organizes various joint events.
- Campus Type
- Sport Facilities
What to do after graduation
After graduation, you can stay in Finland for up to 4 years. To do this, a job seeker visa is needed. You can find other options for immigration in our article.