University of Eastern Finland

University of Eastern Finland

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University of Eastern Finland is a well sought-after study destination as it puts its students, student wellbeing and high-standards of teaching first.
Thanks to its innovative teaching methods based on the latest research, diverse education offerings and flexible study opportunities, University of Eastern Finland aims to be the best academic learning environment in the country by 2020, and be among the leading 200 research universities in the world.
At University of Eastern Finland, we engage in close cooperation with various research institutions, businesses and industries, whilst building innovative ecosystems and promoting the emergence of new business activities in eastern Finland.
Researchers at UEF specialize in four key interdisciplinary research areas which are built around the following global challenges, and help support societal decision-making:

  • Ageing, lifestyles and health
  • Learning in a digitized society
  • Cultural encounters, mobilities and borders
  • Environmental change and


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