Courses for Exchange Students


Academic Calendar 2018-2019

  • Autumn study period    13.8.-19.12.2018      (Week 42; autumn holiday, usually no contact lessons)
    Studies for exchange students starts with Orientation Days on 22-24 August 2018.
  • Spring study period  7.1. - 29.5.2019      (Week 10; winter holiday, usually no contact lessons)

-> Select courses worth of minimum 25 credits per semester, please!
-> Next application period will be 1 September - 15 October 2018

Joint and multidiscliplinary studies in autumn semester

These studies are suitable for all students.

Orientation to the Finnish Language and culture (2 ECTS) (offered in the beginning of a semester, time will be confirmed)

Trust in Teams (online course, 5 ECTS)

Professional Intercultural Competence - Theory and Competence (10 ECTS in Autumn + 15 ECTS in Spring)

Brand Management (online course, 3 ECTS)

Orientation to Innovation - Epic Challenge Joensuu (5 ECTS)

International Company Project 1 (5 ECTS)

International Company Project 2 (5 ECTS)

Coming in spring: Erdi studies (Empowering Regional Development and Innovation)

English-taught courses in study fields 


International Business, autumn 2018   (updated 26.4.2018)

International Business, spring 2019 (Preliminary list 27.4.2018)


Engineering   (updated 27.4.2018)
English-taught course are mainly in autumn semester. In spring semester lab work or traineeship possibilities might be negotiated.

Energy and Environmental Engineering Offering for the autumn and spring semesters (updated 24.4.2018)
Forestry  Offering for the autumn and spring semesters  (updated 27.4.2018)


Nursing    (updated 4.4.2018)

Physiotherapy   (updated 23.4.2018)

Social Services (updated 24.4.2018)

Master Programme in Active Ageing (updated 1.9.)


Music Pedagogy

Studies in English only in spring semester. See the offering here.


Studies in English only in spring semester

-> Link to the main page for exchange students