The University of Eastern Finland was established in 2010. The University of Eastern Finland operates on two main campuses, in Joensuu and Kuopio, and the university also has a campus in Savonlinna. Each of the campuses has a distinct profile and cooperation between the campuses in research, education and supporting services is close. With approximately 14 000 students and 3000 members of staff, the University of Eastern Finland is one of the largest universities in Finland. The profile of the university underscores multidisciplinarity and the four faculties of the University of Eastern Finland, i.e. the Philosophical Faculty, the Faculty of Science and Forestry, the Faculty of Health Sciences, and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies, offer teaching in more than 100 major subjects. The university has extensive international relations and the university’s teaching and research staff and students are active in participating in various mobility programs.
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