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University of Eastern Finland (UEF) 2010

Kuopio (Finland)

FI-70211 University of Eastern Finland (UEF), Yliopistonranta 1 , Kuopio, Finland

Tel. +358 29 4451111

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Year of establishment: 2010

The University of Eastern Finland (UEF) is an international, multidisciplinary research university with campuses in Joensuu, Kuopio and Savonlinna. One of Finland's largest universities, UEF rates highly in the global rankings.

The University of Eastern Finland (UEF) is a multidisciplinary university which offers a wide and attractive range of English-taught programmes and courses available to international students. UEF is one of the leading research universities in Finland. In 2014, it was ranked #24th in the QS Top 50 Under 50, and the university also frequently appears amongst the world’s leading 300 universities in the main international ranking lists. Like all universities in Finland, the University of Eastern Finland is authorised and supported by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture. We have some 15,000 degree students at UEF, and our three beautiful, compact campuses in the cities of Joensuu, Kuopio and Savonlinna are home to a good mix of Finnish and international students. Together with our partners, we offer our students a variety of services that aim to facilitate their studies and everyday life with us, including tutoring, housing and health care. We take pride in being a student-centred university, and it is our strategic goal to offer our students the best academic learning environments in Finland!

HEI International Masters
HEI International Bachelors
Biosciences Biosciences
Business, Management and Marketing Business, Management and Marketing
Chemistry Chemistry
Computer Science and Information Systems Computer Science and Information Systems
Economics Economics
Education Education
English and Creative Writing English and Creative Writing
Geography and Environmental Studies Geography and Environmental Studies
Health Professions Health Professions
Law Law
Modern languages and Linguistics Modern languages and Linguistics
Pharma and Pharmacology Pharma and Pharmacology
Physics Physics
Religious studies and theology Religious studies and theology
Social work Social work
Sociology Sociology


For students holding a Bachelor’s degree and who wish to gain competitive advantage through a degree from one of Finland’s leading universities, the University of Eastern Finland offers a wide variety of Master's degree programmes taught in English. Our international Master’s degree programmes are available in the fields of the humanities, education, forest sciences, natural sciences, health sciences, social sciences, law, and economics and business administration. Our Master’s level courses are often taught in small groups, enabling close student-teacher interaction. Fluency in the English language is a prerequisite for all our programmes, and it typically takes two years to complete a Master’s degree.

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Hi, I am a Ph.D Student from an Indian University in Computer Science & Engineering. I want to enquire about short term visiting fellowship for Ph.D Scholars. I am working on data analysis and social networks


Thank you for your enquiry. Visiting doctoral students can apply for a temporary study right from UEF. The study right can be admitted to visiting foreign doctoral students, who already have a permission for doctoral studies in their home university. The study right of a visiting doctoral student does not allow a student to complete doctoral degree at UEF. The study right can be applied for with the form: Application for Study Right, Visiting Doctoral Students See instructions from the web-page: Before applying you must contact a potential supervisor from our university. You may explore the personnel of the School of Computing from the web-page: