Students' voices

Please see below student stories from our CBU FOR graduates and current students.

  • Nikolai Evstishenkov, Russia
    It was one of the best experiences in my life embracing both educational and social atmosphere at UEF. Besides meeting new friends from all around the world, successful completion of my Master's Degree program gave me possibility to apply for work in countries like Finland, Sweden, Ireland and Russia.

  • Mariia Gutman, Russia
    Studies at the CBU FOR gave me a lot: International experience, lectures from Finnish and Russian forestry specialists, field trips and excursions to world-known forestry companies, many good friends from different parts of the world.

  • Antti Hiltunen, Finland
    To have different kind of qualification is a great way to separate from the other applicants, when you are going to move to the work life. That was the main force why I applied to this programme.

  • Julia Maximova, Russia
    I must admit that my current job would not have been possible if I had not got my Master's degree from the CBU FOR programme

  • Mar Ramos Sanz, Spain
    I highly recommend this program to everyone who love forests and forestry, want to learn about this incredible ecosystems, the boreal forests, meet new people and the most important thing think outside the box.

  • Natalie Trofimencoff, Canada
    CBU is a programme that offers more than education, but valuable international experience. Being able to study in Finland and Russia creates a unique international education unlike any other.

Click on the students and alumni link on the left to find out more stories.

You can get connected with our students:

Student life in Joensuu

Read more what Joensuu can offer for the students and what kind of activities you can have when studying in Joensuu from the web pages of the School of Forest Sciences.

Read more about student experiences at UEF.

Student union of the University of Eastern Finland, ISYY

All CBU FOR students whose home university is University of Eastern Finland become members of the Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland after paying the student union fee and are entitled  eg. to subsidised student meals, travel discounts and the services provided by Finnish Student Health Service.