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About UEF

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).

It is one of the best institutions in the world. In QS World University Rankings 2024, it is among top-550. This is one of the best universities in the world. Judged by 13 aspects of Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE), it conquered 501 place among top institutions.

UEF does research in different fields of study and invites students to bachelor, master and doctorate programs.

Location
Kuopio, Finland
Establishment year
2010
Students
11,664
International students
669
Female students
65%

Place in ratings

Rating QS
2024#548
Rating THE
2024#501-600
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Agriculture & Forestry151-200
Life Sciences & Medicine309
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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
Semesters
Scholarships
Yes
Bachelor
Foreign1,000USD/year
Master
Local4,533USD/year
Foreign8,533USD/year
Doctorate
Free

Study programs at UEF

Computer Science & IT
Information Technology
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 78
Other programs
Journalism & Media
Linguistic Data Sciences
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Journalism & Media
Exam scores
CAE — 185, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Education & Training
Pedagogy and Teaching for Sustainability
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Humanities
European Master in Clinical Linguistics (EMCL)
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 600, TOEFL iBT — 100
Linguistic Data Sciences
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Journalism & Media
Exam scores
CAE — 185, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Computer Science & IT
Information Technology (IMPIT)
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Engineering & Technology
European Forestry
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Engineering & Technology
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Wood Materials Science
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 92
Agriculture & Forestry
European Forestry
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Engineering & Technology
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Forestry (CBU)
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
CAE — 176, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Wood Materials Science
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 92
Social Sciences & Management
Environmental Policy and Law
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
European Forestry
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Engineering & Technology
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
European Master in Clinical Linguistics (EMCL)
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 600, TOEFL iBT — 100
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Environmental Policy and Law
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
General Toxicology
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Medicine
Exam scores
CAE — 176, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Arts & Humanities
English Language and Culture
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Biomedicine
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Forestry (CBU)
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
CAE — 176, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
General Toxicology
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Medicine
Exam scores
CAE — 176, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Wood Materials Science
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 92
Medicine
Biomedicine
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
General Toxicology
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Medicine
Exam scores
CAE — 176, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Public Health
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Public Health Nutrition (MPHN)
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Other programs
Computer Science & IT
Science, Technology and Computing
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Engineering & Technology
Science, Technology and Computing
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Forests and Bioresources
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Agriculture & Forestry
Forests and Bioresources
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Forests and Bioresources
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Science, Technology and Computing
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Other programs
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Bachelor degree at UEF

Before applying, you need to pass the TOEFL exam. The minimum TOEFL score is 78.

TOEFL iBT
78

Master's degree at UEF

It is impossible to enter UEF for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score for admission is 6.5. TOEFL — 90 or higher.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
90
TOEFL PBT
600

Doctorate degree at UEF

If you decide to pursue a career in science and enroll in a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — IELTS or TOEFL. For enrollment, you need to pass TOEFL with 92 points. The minimum score for IELTS is 6.5.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
92

UEF campus

UEF 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.

Students have access to the extensive scientific library of the university. The collection of scientific papers helps them in conducting research. The educational institution cares about the physical health of students, therefore it provides a number of opportunities to strengthen physical fitness: sports grounds, clubs and various sports events. UEF regularly accepts students for international exchange programs, providing both local and international students with the opportunity to come into contact with different cultures and gain unique experience.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes
Sport Facilities
Yes
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What to do after graduation

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