What would you like to study at UEF?
The University of Eastern Finland (UEF) offers three Bachelor's degree programmes and a great variety of Master’s degree programmes taught in English, as well as non-degree programmes that cater, in particular, to the needs of exchange students. Many of our Master’s degree students stay on board at UEF to continue their studies in our doctoral programmes.
I believe I have found the best option for building my career and academic path by choosing UEF.
Saima Thakur, Student, Master’s Degree Programme in Public Health
Interdisciplinary solutions for a sustainable future
The University of Eastern Finland’s high standard of interdisciplinary research provides solutions to global challenges and builds a sustainable future. Our research is based on open science that makes an impact.
Our versatile research environments enable a high standard of scientific research at the UEF.
UEF Connect is the University of Eastern Finland's expert search service where you can find information about our research themes, research groups and researchers.
Latest research news
Researchers unraveled new mechanisms behind articular cartilage healing after injury
As a collaborative work between the University of Eastern Finland (UEF), Lund University (LU), the University of Iowa (UIOWA), and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), researchers have now incorporated the influence of cells in a new numerical model to discover degeneration processes in mechanically loaded and inflamed cartilage.
Effective and responsible collaboration
The University of Eastern Finland engages in responsible and impactful collaboration in education and research. We contribute to global and local development, produce services to cater to the needs of our partners, and bring science to the public through our science events that are open to everyone.
We are UEF
The University of Eastern Finland (UEF) is an international, participatory and inclusive scientific community.
We have four faculties: the Philosophical Faculty, the Faculty of Science, Forestry and Technology, the Faculty of Health Sciences, and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies.
Our campuses are located in Joensuu and Kuopio.