Universities of Applied Sciences
Karelia University of Applied Sciences provides young people and adults with education leading to a higher education degree. The university of applied sciences has four centres in Joensuu and the Higher Education Network in North Karelia operates throughout the region. Virtual education enables distance learning and combining studying with work. Internationality in its different forms is part of the everyday activities of the university of applied sciences. The institution collaborates with approximately one hundred higher education institutions in Europe and the rest of the world.