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Preparing for power outages at UEF

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Seizing a sustainable future


Our scientific community and UEF in international rankings




Degree students


Adult education students


QS World University Rankings 2023


Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2023)


academic subjects ranked in the top 500 in the world, ARWU (2022)

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Work at UEF

The University of Eastern Finland is a major, attractive and diverse comminity that currently employs 3,200 people from 77 different countries. Learn more about the career possibilities and the university as an employer.

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Life in Finland

Campuses and facilities

Student in the library.

UEF’s organisation

UEF organization.

Faculties, units and independent institutes

Leadership and decision-making

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The Board of the University of Eastern Finland, from the left Siamäk Naghian, Aleksi Kinnunen, Tomi Rosti, Katja Toropainen, Lea Ryynänen-Karjalainen, Erkki Pesonen, Maria Lähteenmäki, Jaakko Kiander, Ursula Schwab and Miska Tanskanen.

University Services

UEF’s contact information

Joensuu Campus

Kuopio Campus