University of Eastern Finland

University of Eastern Finland is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Geosciences in Joensuu/Kuopio/Savonlinna, Finland.

Student experiences

General information for exchange students

Course information

Academic calendar

Autumn semester

Beginning of September - Mid December

Spring semester

Beginning of January - End of May 



Not applicable.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Earth Sciences, Human Geography and Planning

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

English, Finnish

Housing assistance



Estimated living costs per month

Not available


Normal study load per term:
in credits: 30 ECTS per semester
in courses: 4 courses (regular courses are worth 7,5 ECTS)

Number of places available

2 places per year of each 10 months. Selection was not necessary in the past few years.

Additional information

Not applicable.