is an education system with
no tuition fees and with fully subsidized meals served to full-time students.
The Finnish system of higher education is regarded as excellent and its
universities are highly ranked worldwide. Finland
Finnish higher education consists of two parts:
- Universities provide academic education based on research. All 14 universities offer Bachelor’s, Master's, licentiate and doctoral degrees (3 + 2 + 4 years).
- Universities of Applied Sciences (polytechnics) provide vocational education on a higher level and promote applied research. Polytechnics confer Bachelor’s (from 3.5 up to 4 years) and Master’s (1 – 1.5 years) degrees. A student is eligible for polytechnic/UAS Master’s level studies after accomplishing a Bachelor’s degree, and having acquired at least three years of relevant work experience after that.
Students who study abroad in
choose between two types of colleges: universities and polytechnic institutions. Finland
There are many prominent universities in the
. The Finland is one of them. University of Eastern Finland was established in 2010.
The University operates two main campuses, in Joensuu and University of Eastern Finland , and the university also has a campus
in Savonlinna. Kuopio
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 multidisciplinary 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. The
is a multidisciplinary university which
is internationally recognized for its high standard of research and education.
The university has a strong profile in its areas of expertise: Forests and the
Environment, Health and Well-being, and New Technologies and Materials. University of Eastern
The university has also selected two regionally and nationally significant fields in which the university's research activities will be further strengthened: Broad-Based Expertise Pertaining to
Selected Fields of Teacher Education. With its extensive networks, the
university constitutes a significant competence cluster, which promotes the
well-being and positive development of Russia Eastern Finland.
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