Open the door to lifelong learning

In addition to degree-awarding education, the University of Eastern Finland offers a wide range of opportunities for professional development and lifelong learning.

Continuing education

The Centre for Training and Development, Aducate, at the University of Eastern Finland offers academic continuing education that is available through various educational institutions across Finland. You can complete studies in the fields of social welfare, health care, pharmacy, nutrition, education, environmental and forest sciences, business, and law.

Aducate was born through the joining of forces of the Continuing Education Centre of the University of Joensuu, the Centre for Training and Development of the University of Kuopio, and the Savonlinna Centre for Continuing Education and Regional Development.

To learn more about opportunities for continuing education, please visit the Aducate website.

Open University

The Open University offers you opportunities for supplementing your existing studies and deepening your expertise. The Open University of the University of Eastern Finland operates on the Joensuu and Kuopio campuses. The Open University constitutes part of the University’s Centre for Training and Development, Aducate.

To learn more about Open University education, please visit the Aducate website.

UEF Doctoral School

The postgraduate education offered by the University of Eastern Finland meets high standards and the university's research careers are attractive. Scientific postgraduate education is offered by doctoral programmes, making it possible to ensure systematic and a high level of supervision and teaching. In some fields, professional postgraduate education is also available.

Doctoral School of the University of Eastern Finland

Master’s degree programmes

The University of Eastern Finland offers international Master's degree programmes in a variety of disciplines. The university’s international Master's degree programmes taught in English are also available to Finnish students.

Learn more about the university’s international Master’s degree programmes.