Study coordinators

Master’s degree programme coordinators

Master’s degree programme coordinators provide information on admissions and studies. MSc programme coordinator’s contact information can be found on the programme web site.

See: List of Master’s programmes

Doctoral programme coordinators

Doctoral programme coordinators provide information on admissions and studies. Doctoral programme coordinator’s contact information can be found on the programme web site.

See: List of doctoral programmes

Student exchange coordinators

International academic coordinators are faculty members who deal with international issues at their departments and are primary contacts in exchange studies.

E-mail addresses: (instead of ä and ö, use a and o).

Contact information is available also in the UEF Contacts Directory.

Faculty of Health Sciences

A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences (Kuopio campus)
Asta Suhonen
School of Pharmacy
Anne Lecklin and Jaana Veki
Research projects: Tuomo Laitinen
Department of Nursing Science
Maliheh Nekouei
School of Medicine
Clinical Medicine: Courses: Timo Pirskanen
Practical Training in Clinical Medicine: Tarja Koponen, email: tarja.a.koponen (at)
Public Health: Annika Männikkö; Course coordinator: Mari Aalto
Clinical Nutrition: Annika Männikkö (Marjukka Kolehmainen)
Sports Medicine: Marja Randelin
Dentistry: Elisa Miettinen
Biomedicine: Marko Pietilä

Faculty of Science and Forestry (Joensuu and Kuopio campuses)

Department of Applied Physics (Kuopio)
Siru Kaartinen
Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences (Joensuu and Kuopio)
Joensuu: Sari Kontunen-Soppela and Vesa Paajanen
Kuopio: Eila Torvinen
Department of Biosciences (Kuopio)
Marko Pietilä
Department of Chemistry (Joensuu)
Mari Heiskanen
Department of Physics and Mathematics (Joensuu)
Physics: Noora Heikkilä
Mathematics: Antti Käenmäki
School of Computing (Joensuu and Kuopio)
Joensuu: Laura Hurmalainen and Oili Kohonen, Kuopio: Marko Jäntti (Exchange students are advised to apply to Joensuu campus.)
School of Forest Sciences (Joensuu)
Markku Ropo

Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies (Joensuu and Kuopio)

Department of Geographical and Historical Sciences (Joensuu)
Paul Fryer, Outi Väyrynen
Department of Business (Joensuu and Kuopio)
Sari Karhapää (Joensuu), Christina Piel (Kuopio)
Department of Law (Joensuu)
Mia Kilpeläinen
Department of Social and Health Management (Kuopio)
Hanna Reinikainen
Department of Social Sciences (Joensuu and Kuopio)
Social Policy and Sociology (Joensuu): Jarmo Romppanen
Social Pedagogy, Social Psychology and Sociology (Kuopio): Hanna Reinikainen
Social Work (Kuopio): Hanna Reinikainen

Philosophical Faculty (Joensuu)

School of Humanities 
Finnish Language and Cultural Research: Irja Alho
Foreign Languages and Translation Studies: Irja Alho
School of Educational Sciences and Psychology 
Special Education: Virpi Vellonen
Education, Adult Education and Career Counselling: Juha Kauppila
Psychology: Matti Kuittinen
School of Applied Educational Science and Teacher Education 
Henna Martikainen, Päivi Peltoperä
School of Theology 
Eeva Raunistola-Juutinen