Welcome to UEF

Welcome to UEF!

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of Eastern Finland! We are excited to have you on board. 

Being a new student, you are bound to have questions. These pages contains all the necessary information you need to get started with your studies at UEF, from planning your journey to Finland to the first week of your studies.

Checklist for new students

  1. Remember to confirm your study place.
  2. Find out if you need a visa or a residence permit and apply for one if needed.
  3. Get an insurance
  4. Apply for housing.
  5. Plan your arrival.
  6. Keep in touch with your student tutor.
  7. After arrival, register at the university.
  8. Activate your UEF user account.
  9. Participate in the Orientation for International Students.