Karelia University of Applied Sciences

Joensuu, Finland
Empfohlene Studiengänge: TM, HM, WMM, IBIS, (kein WMM Kursspezifisches Lehrangebot)

About the University

Karelia University of Applied Sciences (Karelia UAS) is proud to be part of this development by training skilled professionals. Karelia UAS is a multidisciplinary, widely connected, international and innovative organisation offering education leading to bachelor and master degrees

Karelia University of Applied Sciences welcomes normally about 110 exchange students every year. Students come from Karelia’s partner universities in Europe, Russia, Asia, Latin America and Canada.

About the Location

Joensuu is the student capital of eastern Finland and all you need is only a walk away. Joensuu is also the lively capital of the North Karelia region where the lifestyle is relaxed and close to nature. Approximately 25 % of Joensuu inhabitants are students. Karelia’s Student Union POKA and Erasmus Student Network Joensuu offer lots of activities during the semesters. Student Union POKA coordinates the student tutor (buddy) service for Karelia’s students.

Important  Information for Studying at this Partner University

Language(s) of Instruction: Courses for incoming exchange students are offered in English. Proof of English proficiency: official language test certificate or English teacher’s statement required from students who study in a non-English language degree programme and are not native speakers of English.

Semester Dates: Autumn semester: Mid-August - End of December / Spring semester: Early January - End of May

Course Offerings: https://opinto-opas.karelia.fi/en/47/en/100/LBNS21/plan/298/year/2021

Exchange Places: 2

Double Degree: No

Costs: None

Student Life

Student Housing: Student housing company Joensuun Elli provides students with flats ranging from affordable shared flats to single-room studios and family flats. Exchange students are normally offered furnished rooms in shared flats. You can easily reach both the city centre and your campus by bike or by bus.

Student Support: Karelia offers exchange students many benefits as well as help. Find more information here: https://karelia.fi/en/student-life/

Students with Disabilities: no information

Environmental Impact of Studying Abroad

Flache Hand schützt Erde vor Verschmutzung

Do you want to find out how to travel abroad with the smallest possible carbon footprint?

1. Calculate the travel distance:

2. Calculate your CO2 footprint:  https://www.quarks.de/umwelt/klimawandel/co2-rechner-fuer-auto-flugzeug-und-co/

Rapsfeld Baum blauer Himmel Wald im Hintergrund

Do you want to see the environmental impact in real terms including how many trees would need to be planted to offset your study abroad? 

Find more information on this website:  https://www.naturefund.de/en/

Heilbronn University is committed to the continuous improvement of environmental performance as a component of sustainable development. For the university, protecting the environment means avoiding risks to people and the environment, continuously reducing resource and energy consumption and minimizing emissions and waste, so that the university makes its contribution to sustainable development.

Learn more about how you can lessen the environmental affects of studying abroad here.