Ranking  363   6
Itä-Suomen yliopisto
Country Finland
City Joensuu
Town Kuopio
Bachelor (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)13,841 USD/year.
Cost of living $662-1,304 USD/Month.
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 2010
Abbreviation UEF
Teachers 1,452
Students 11,083
Foreigners 6%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Sport facilities Available
Library Available
Accreditation
• Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi
Affiliations
• European University Association (EUA)
Rankings
World ranking363
Country ranking6
Quality of teaching147
International Faculty305
Ranking in world by sphere
Life Sciences and Medicine234
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking363
QS World University Rankings347
ARWU Academic Ranking401
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة شرق فنلندا
German University of Eastern Finland
Spanish Universidad del Este de Finlandia
fi Itä-Suomen yliopisto
French Université de l'est de la Finlande
Japanese 東フィンランド大学
Korean 이스턴 핀란드 대학교
Portuguese Universidade da Finlândia Oriental
Russian Университет восточной Финляндии
sv Östra Finlands universitet
Chinese 东芬兰大学
Location on map
University of Eastern Finland or Itä-Suomen yliopisto (UEF) - public higher education institution in Finland. UEF opened its doors in 2010. The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Joensuu.

University ranking. University of Eastern Finland is one of the best universities of Finland, ranking 6 in the national rating. Despite being one of the youngest educational institutions, University of Eastern Finland it ranks 6 in the national ratings of Finland. University of Eastern Finland is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities on the planet, securing the place in the top 5% of the world’s best universities. According to the international rankings, the strongest program of the university is «Life Sciences and Medicine».

Application process and the cost of tuition. In order to enroll to the university the applicant must provide the results of the examinations and the certificate of the academic performance. The university shares the popular system in Finland that divides the academic year into semesters. UEF has affordable bachelor’s programs that cost less than 1,000 USD/year. When applying for master’s programs at UEF a student should take into account that a year of studies will cost him/her around 13,841 USD. Among the programs applicants can also find their online equivalents and other online courses. More information about tuition fees and admission requirements can be found on the official website of the university(http://www.uef.fi).

The composition of the university. University of Eastern Finland is average in size with a capacity of 12 thousand students. The university accepts both local and foreign students. The ratio of foreign students at UEF is 6% of all students. The academic staff includes more than 1500 teachers and professors. The academic staff mainly consists of foreign specialists During studies the students have the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. You can meet the students by following the university on social media: Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UEF. The university has a functioning library. In addition University of Eastern Finland has its own sports infrastructure. The university is a member of European University Association (EUA).

University of Eastern Finland - Official Description

We are one of the largest universities in Finland, and home to approximately 15,000 students and 2,800 members of staff. Our campuses are located in Joensuu, Kuopio and Savonlinna. UEF is a multidisciplinary university, which offers teaching in more than 100 major subjects. We have 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. Our activities underscore multidisciplinarity. Our key interdisciplinary research areas are built around four global challenges. These challenges are Ageing, lifestyles and health; Learning in a digitised society; Cultural encounters, mobilities and borders; and Environmental change and sufficiency of natural resources.

Description of University of Eastern Finland

With approximately 15,000 degree students and 2,700 members of staff, the University of Eastern Finland is one of the largest universities in Finland. The university's campuses are located in Joensuu, Kuopio and Savonlinna.

The University of Eastern Finland is a multidisciplinary university, which offers teaching in 13 fields of study. 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 activities of the university underscore multidisciplinarity. The university's key interdisciplinary research areas are built around four global challenges: Ageing, lifestyles and health; Learning in a digitised society; Cultural encounters, mobilities and borders; and Environmental change and sufficiency of natural resources. 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 globally. 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 leading 200 research universities in the world and, in our strong research areas, among the world's leading 50 research universities.
The University of Eastern Finland was established in 2010 as the result of the merger of the University of Joensuu and the University of Kuopio
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