Studying in North Karelia
North Karelia is a lively student region
with approximately 19,500 students. The region's educational institutions attract students from across Finland and increasingly often also from abroad. North Karelia's assets include a multidisciplinary university, a diversified university of applied sciences and a municipal education and training consortium that provides both upper secondary vocational education and adult education.
Learn more about the region's large range of study opportunities! North Karelia will provide you with quality education and you will be able to enjoy the active and international student life of the region
. A versatile selection of culture and sports services will keep you busy in your free time. The region is also home to various events and Joensuu is known as the rock city of Finland.