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Karelia University of Applied Sciences

4.2 out of 5 (22 ratings / 19 reviews) Joensuu, Finland
The path to a great future is paved with skills and expertise. The Karelia University of Applied Sciences is proud to be part of this development by training skilled professionals. 

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (1)

About

History

Karelia UAS is a significant and well-recognized operator in education and plays a key role in the regional development and research, development and innovation (RDI) activities. Karelia UAS operates actively in various national and international networks. International partner networks include many Asian, African, European, and North- and South-American countries. 

Education

The path to a great future is paved with skills and expertise. 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.

Research

RDI Focus Areas and Themes

The areas of focus are modern welfare services and sustainable energy and materials. They are selected with the goal of obtaining nationally and internationally recognised expertise and competence. The selected areas are based on regional, national and international development challenges. We search for solutions to these challenges by meeting the needs of working life through education, multidisciplinary RDI activities and actively operating in competence and development networks.

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Services

Student services

Student Services is responsible for general student administration and providing services for the students of Karelia University of Applied Sciences. Admission Services also operates as part of Student Services. It is responsible for joint admissions, other student admissions and student admittances. The staff of Student Services will serve and advise you, for example, in issues related to enrolment, right to study, degree certificates and financial aid.

Library services

Welcome to the Karelia UAS library, which is open for everyone. We serve the students and personnel of Karelia UAS and other customers. We provide modern facilities and updated scientific and professional collections to support studying, teaching and research.  

ICT services

As a student at Open UAS, you are entitled to use Karelia UAS IT services. You will receive a Karelia UAS user name that enables you to use the following services: email, Moodle learning environment, remote access to library databases, signing in to UAS computers.

Student Life

Campus life

Campuses of Karelia University of Applied ScienceKarelia UAS operates in Joensuu on two main campuses. The campuses are multi-field learning and development environments that enable study possibilities across the boundaries of different degree programmes.

Sports facilities

There are dozens of sports clubs in Joensuu, everything from martial arts to petanque and from traditional individual level sports to team sports, even on national level. Besides sports club activities, you can do sports in many of the sports centres in the city and in the beautiful nature surrounding Joensuu. If looking for more extreme experiences, you can try sliding on ice with a snowboard and a paraglider, and if looking for peace and quiet, you can cross-country ski.

Student Reviews

excellent
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

University is very good, as well as the program. International business program gives very good skills for working life as well the communication skills in English, because we study in English

The Finnish Way
Provided by ESN rated 5 out of 5 stars

During my studies, we were given the opportunity to work in a multicultural environment where we learn a lot in different aspects of acculturation. Provided by the digital learning tools and contact teaching, I learned to balance my social and studying life and even able to work at the same time. There were no pressure and I was free to have different studying techniques....

Live in the moment
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My year in Karelia university of Applied Sciences has been an amazing experience because I had a chance to approach new subjects and new teaching methods. University is the best opportunity for me to improve and develop my business knowledge and skills. University life teaches me how to self-study by reading textbook, concentrate on what teacher said and take notes all...

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