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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 2025


Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2024)


academic subjects ranked in the top 500 in the world, ARWU (2023)

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Work at UEF

The University of Eastern Finland is a major, attractive and diverse community 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

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UEF’s organisation

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Faculties, units and independent institutes

Leadership and decision-making

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The Board of the University of Eastern Finland, from the left Marko Koskelo, Erkki Pesonen, Eetu Hyvönen, Ursula Schwab, Maria Lähteenmäki, Tomi Rosti, Katja Toropainen, Lea Ryynänen-Karjalainen, Jaakko Kiander and Siamäk Naghian.

University Services

UEF’s contact information

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