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Data protection guide for students [page]

Do you process personal data in your assignments or thesis? Personal data means all information relating to a natural person that makes it possible to directly or indirectly identify the person. Direct identifiers include a person’s name, personal identity code, photo, video footage, voice recording, email address containing the person’s name, and handwritten signature. A […]

Information for new staff members [page]

If you have been employed as a new member of staff, you will obtain information on employment relationship matters e.g. International staff webpages New employee quick start guide in Heimo (requires UEF login) 10 steps to become UEFian online induction New staff orientation twice a year in autumn and spring If you work in the […]

Support for academic supervisors [page]

A supervisor has a crucial role in progress of doctoral research. According to scientific studies: Satisfaction of the doctoral students increases if the supervisor and the doctoral student have a mutual understanding on the supervisor’s duties, and the contents and frequency of supervision (Pyhältö et al. 2015) Support from the supervisor and research community decreases […]

Student exchange is allowed in the spring semester [article]

The University of Eastern Finland has decided to: allow student exchange (both incoming and outgoing) for the spring semester while observing the guidelines issued by the university, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, and the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, as well as the guidelines of the destination countries and host institutions; and make […]

Stay safe on campus – summary of UEF’s coronavirus guidelines [article]

Dear student, The autumn has arrived and unlike many of us expected in the spring, the coronavirus pandemic is still with us. This means that in order for it to be safe to work and study on campus, we all need to act responsibly and follow the guidelines given. This email contains a summary of […]

Digistartti for new students [page]

How to log into Digistartti? The link to Digistartti will be available here from 2 Aug 2021 onwards Digistartti offers you an introduction to the digital study environments used at the University of Eastern Finland. We recommend that you complete the Digistartti assignments at the very beginning of your studies, preferably within two weeks after […]

Most of the University of Eastern Finland’s teaching will be offered online in the autumn semester 2020 [article]

Teaching at the University of Eastern Finland will continue to be organised online throughout the autumn semester 2020.  However, laboratory courses, field courses, internships deemed necessary, and other teaching that is impossible or unreasonably hard to organise online, can be offered as in-person teaching. In addition, in-person teaching can also be organised for new students […]

Support Channels for Students [page]

NOTE! During coronavirus pandemia, our services are available mostly online or by phone, customer service hours are restricted. eService website asiointi.uef.fi On the eServices website (opens in a new tab), you can request online support for use of different UEF services or report on any disruptions. The use of the e-Services requires a UEF user […]

Studying and teaching arrangements during the coronavirus situation [page]

Updated 28 May 2021 The foundation of all activities is to ensure that it is safe to work and study at the university. This calls for responsible behavior from us all. It is very important that you follow the guidelines and recommendations given by the university and the relevant authorities. The Covid-19 situation is constantly […]

Studies for exchange students [page]

Courses for Exchange Students UEF offers a lot of courses which can be completed entirely in English. These studies are offered for the incoming exchange students and the visiting students on both campuses in Joensuu and in Kuopio. Please note that during the COVID-19 pandemic changes in course offerings (such as transferring courses into online […]