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University of Eastern Finland suspends the arrival of international exchange students for the spring semester [article]

Due to the coronavirus situation, the University of Eastern Finland has decided to suspend the arrival of international exchange students from abroad for the duration of the spring semester. The arrival of international exchange students is suspended until 31 July 2021. The arrival of international exchange students to the University of Eastern Finland was suspended […]

Did you know that you can return books by mail as well? [article]

You can send books to the P. O. Box addresses of libraries at your own risk. It is noteworthy that the books should be sent from the Post Office. The library does not have a mobile phone number for arrival notices, so the package cannot be sent online. Mailed books are distributed directly to campus. 

The library’s customer registration form will be temporarily closed from 7 to 17 August [article]

Due to changes to the customer registration, the library’s customer registration form is not available from Fri 7 August to Mon 17 August. The forms that have arrived so far, we process in order of arrival. Due to the coronavirus situation, we ask our customers to consider the urgency of coming to the library or […]

Unifi: University entrance exams to be replaced by alternative admissions procedures this spring [article]

The Finnish universities have concluded that, due to the coronavirus situation, organising traditional entrance examinations is not possible without compromising the safety of those involved. What makes guaranteeing safety impossible is the severity of the pandemic, the difficulty of identifying those at a higher risk for serious illness, as well as the risks associated with […]

Visa and residence permit [page]

Passport In general, a foreign citizen must carry a valid passport in order to enter Finland. Finland is a Schengen country (the link opens up in a new tab) and usually the checks at the common borders have been abolished. But under special conditions the border check can be introduced. The Schengen Area consists of […]

Arriving on campus during Covid-19 [page]

Arriving in Finland during the Covid-19 Pandemic We recommend that you take a full series of Covid-19 vaccination before arriving in Finland if possible. In some cases the students might need to self-quarantine on their arrival.  Please be prepared for that. The length of the travel-related self-quarantine has been earlier 14 or 10 days and […]

Student tutoring [page]

The University of Eastern Finland will provide each new student, both Finnish and international, with a student tutor.  Student tutoring is mainly available at the beginning of the semesters. If you are an exchange student or a Master’s degree student coming to UEF, your tutor will contact you by e-mail a few weeks before the […]

Checklist for outgoing exchange students [page]

Checklist: before your exchange Start planning your exchange: Why do you want to go? What are your goals for the exchange? Where do you want to go? What do you want to study during your exchange? Your major, minor, the local language, something else? What language do you want to use when studying? English? Another […]

Student housing [page]

The student housing is offered by independent, non-profit student housing companies, that are not part of the University of Eastern Finland. They offer accommodation in different parts of the city but no on-campus dormitories are available. As an exchange student you can apply for housing as soon as you have received the official Letter of […]

Study guides [page]

The Practical Guide for International Students contains all the necessary information that a new international student needs upon arrival. Please note that there are two campus-specific booklets. Programme-specific study catalogues are available in WebOodi. Study guides 2018-2019 School of Humanities Study Guide 208-2019 (pdf)