University of Eastern Finland
Region: Northern Europe
Country/Region: Finland
Found Year: 2010
Address: Yliopistonranta 1
Introduction

With approximately 15,000 degree students and 2,500 members of staff, the University of Eastern Finland is one of the largest universities in Finland. The university's campuses are located in Joensuu and in Kuopio. The University of Eastern Finland is a multidisciplinary university, which offers teaching in 13 fields of study. The university comprises four faculties: the Philosophical Faculty, the Faculty of Science and Forestry, the Faculty of Health Sciences, and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies. The activities of the university underscore multidisciplinarity. The university's key interdisciplinary research areas are built around four global challenges: Ageing, lifestyles and health; Diversifying learning and interaction; Cultural encounters, mobilities and borders; and Environmental change and sustainable use of natural resources. The well-being of students is among the primary concerns of the university and, in addition to the high standard of teaching, the university offers its students a modern study environment, which is under constant development. The university considers international cooperation and internationalisation as one of the cornerstones of its activities. The university is involved in several international networks and has concluded bilateral agreements on cooperation with numerous universities globally. The university's teaching and research staff and students are active in participating in various mobility programmes. Moreover, the university is involved in several international discipline-specific projects. With its extensive networks, this multidisciplinary and international university constitutes a significant competence cluster. Open science, education and innovation activities are at the core of the impact strategy of the university. The University of Eastern Finland seeks to be among the leading 200 research universities in the world and, in our strong research areas, among the world's leading 50 research universities. The University of Eastern Finland was established in 2010 as the result of the merger of the University of Joensuu and the University of Kuopio.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
601-700
Academic Ranking of World Universities
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one. ARWU presents the world's top 1000 research universities annually based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data.
301-400
2017
401-500
2018
401-500
2019
501-600
2020
601-700
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Atmospheric Science
76-100
Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
76-100
Hospitality & Tourism Management
76-100
Dentistry & Oral Sciences
101-150
Nursing
101-150
Biological Sciences
151-200
Medical Technology
151-200
Law
151-200
Key Statistics
11607
Total Enrollment
707(6.1%)
International Students
6235
Undergraduate Enrollment
32(0.5%)
International Students
5372
Graduate Enrollment
675(12.6%)
International Students