Itä-Suomen yliopisto

Itä-Suomen yliopisto Ranking

country rank: 7
world rank: 968

University Overview

Itä-Suomen yliopisto (University of Eastern Finland) ranking was founded in 2010 as a non-profit public higher-education institution in the tiny city of Joensuu (population range of 50,000-249,999 persons), North Karelia. A branch campus of this university can be found in Kuopio. Itä-Suomen yliopisto (ISY/UEF) ranking is a big (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Finnish higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi (Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland). In a variety of fields of study, Itä-Suomen yliopisto (ISY/UEF) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This ten-year-old Finnish higher-education school has a strict admission process based on prior academic performance and grades. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. ISY/UEF also offers a library, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

Itä-Suomen yliopisto Ranking

University Identity

Name Itä-Suomen yliopisto
Acronym ISY/UEF
Founded 2010 Merger between Kuopion yliopisto (1966) and Joensuun yliopistot (1969)

University Location

Address Yliopistokatu 2 Joensuu 80101 North Karelia Finland
Tel +358 (294) 45 1111
Fax +358 (13) 318 039
Other locations Kuopio

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Admissions Office Joensuu 80101 (13) 251 111 (13) 251 4301

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA) FinlandUniversity (FinUni)

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