Why Kuopio - Finland

University of Eastern Finland has two campuses in Kuopio and Joensuu. In Kuopio campus the research and studies are focused in environmental and human health.

Take a look to the research done in the Faculty of Health Sciences

Kuopio is the capital of the lake district of Finland and it is renowned of its natural beauty. Kuopio has all four seasons, and it provides possibilities both for summer and winter activities. 

Take a look to the pictures and videos offered by city of Kuopio

Kuopio International

Finland belongs geographically and culturally to the Nordic countries, althougt the Finnish language is more related to Estonian and Hungarian. Finland belongs to the European Union and our currency is Euro. The Finnish educational system has excellent reputation, and it has received top rankings in international comparisons such as in Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and Times Higher Education Ranking . Finland has also been ranked to be the safest, most stable and happiest country in the world.

More facts about Finland

Statistics Finland


If you are interested on the everyday live of our students, then take a look to the personal blog posts from UEF MSc students. The students were asked to tell something about their studies and live after lectures.

On the move / UEF ambassador