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Order articles from The National Repository Library to your email!

The National Repository Library of Finland has started delivering articles directly to your email. You can order an article via Interlibrary services with this form or by email

This is a pilot and it’s valid for an indefinite period. During the pilot, article delivery is free of charge.

You can access The National Repository Library catalogue Vaari here.

Exceptions to Student and Learning Services’ customer service opening hours

Upcoming exceptions to opening hours

On Tuesday 21 February 2023 the phone service of the Student and Learning Services’ customer service closes already at 12 pm (12:00) due to the Sports afternoon.

Current opening hours

The Student and Learning Services’ customer service desk is open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 am to 3 pm.

If you are unable to visit the customer service desk during these times, please contact us by email or phone, and we can set up a meeting for a different time.

Visiting address: Joensuu Aurora A, 1st floor; Kuopio Canthia, 2nd floor

Email address: (Please note that there might be delays in responses during vacation times)

Phone number: +358 (0)29 445 8900

Phone service: Mon-Fri from 10 am to 3 pm

AKT strike affects the library’s services

Due to the strike of the Finnish Transport Workers’ Union AKT, transport between the library offices is at a standstill, so the arrival of the reserved material may be delayed.  

The strike may also affect the arrival of the latest printed journals.  

According to current information, the strike will continue until 21 February unless an agreement is reached in the negotiations before that.

Spring 2023 Sports afternoon

SYKETTÄ Sports Afternoon will be held on Tuesday 21 February 2023 in Joensuu and Kuopio. The UEF, Karelia UAS and Savonia UAS hold a sports afternoon together and the sports afternoon is lecture-free starting from 12:15pm. SYKETTÄ Sports Services organizes the sports afternoon program, but no SYKETTÄ sticker is required to participate.

On sports afternoon, a wide variety of different exercise options are available both indoors and outdoors, and arranged by external partners. Some of them are free of charge, while others include a separate fee.

The sports afternoon program also includes all the classes on the SYKETTÄ sports calendar that day! To participate in classes and turns in sports calendar on sports afternoon, you don’t have to have a valid SYKETTÄ sticker, but you must be registered as a user and enroll on classes and turns.

The sports afternoon programme is now published! City-specific sports afternoon programs and enrollment schedules can be found on the following websites:

February application period for outgoing exchange studies is open!

The February application period for outgoing student exchange during the academic year 2024-2025 is open 1-15 February 2024. The application period ends on 15 Feb at 3:00 PM (15:00).

During this application period, degree students of the University of Eastern Finland are invited to apply for exchange studies in the following exchange programmes:

  • Erasmus+
  • YUFE exchange (YUFE Student Journey or YUFE Minor)
  • Nordplus (subject-specific networks and Nordlys-network)
  • north2north (Nordics)
  • Second call for bilateral exchanges


Calls for applications have been posted for each exchange programme. The calls can be found in Kamu’s Study Abroad section, on the page Calls for applications for student exchange. All students who are planning to apply are recommended to read the calls for applications carefully before starting their application.

European and Nordic host institutions are available for one semester (autumn 2024 or spring 2025) or full academic year 2024-2025.

Host institutions outside of Europe are only available for spring semester 2025.

The applications are submitted using the SoleMOVE system. Students can log in to the system using HAKA login and their UEF credentials.

NB! Please note that if you have an employment contract with UEF (grant researcher etc.), you are not eligible for student exchange. Please see information about staff exchange on Heimo.

NB! Students from outside the EU/EEA are advised to discuss possible exchange plans with their study programme coordinator and check if exchange studies would have an effect on your studies and/or tuition fees.

Application period

The application period closes on Wednesday, February 15th, at 3:00 PM sharp (15:00).

All applications must be completed and submitted in the system by the deadline. Late applications will not be accepted. It is recommended that students make sure they start and submit their applications well before the deadline.

More information

For more information about student exchange, please see Kamu’s Study Abroad section.

If you have questions regarding student exchange, please contact International Mobility services, for example via email at