About: The University of Eastern Finland is one of the largest universities in Finland. We show courage in crossing academic boundaries and our interdisciplinary approach is internationally recognised. Our research is ranked among the best in the world in several fields. As a multidisciplinary university, we train experts for the various sectors of society. We seek solutions to global challenges through multidisciplinary research and education. In collaboration with our partners, we generate new knowledge, expertise and innovations.
Research carried out at the University of Eastern Finland is of a high international standard and has significant impact, with an emphasis on interdisciplinarity. We have identified four global challenges for which we seek solutions through our interdisciplinary research and education. These challenges are Ageing, lifestyles and health; Learning in a digitised society; Cultural encounters, mobilities and borders; and Environmental change and sufficiency of natural resources. UEF is a multidisciplinary university, which offers teaching in more than 100 major subjects. We have four faculties: the Philosophical Faculty, the Faculty of Science and Forestry, the Faculty of Health Sciences, and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies.
The University of Eastern Finland puts students, high-standard learning processes and student well-being first. We seek to be the best academic learning environment in Finland by 2020. We are a sought-after place to study thanks to our teaching, which is based on the latest research and our diverse education offering, as well as our flexible study opportunities. Our graduates acquire the skills required by the changing labour markets and international operating environments. We have extensive international relations and are involved in several international networks. Our teaching and research staff and students are active in participating in various mobility programmes. We have concluded bilateral agreements of cooperation with approximately 100 universities abroad.
Achievements: Research Services provides staff members of the University of Eastern Finland with expert services relating to research and innovation activities, and external funding. For research projects, we offer training and assistance relating to applications, contracts, project implementation and reporting. We work to promote the practices of open science, research and innovation activities, and we maintain active ties with the university’s key research funders. We coordinate the university’s strategic research measures and are responsible for research assessment exercises carried out at the university.
Address: P.O. Box 1627, FI-70211
Phone: +358 207 87 2211
Web Site: http://www.uef.fi