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.