Campuses of Karelia UAS


The campuses of Karelia University of Applied Science operate on two locations in Joensuu. The campuses are multi-field learning and development environments that enable study possibilities across the boundaries of different degree programmes.

At the Wärtsilä Campus International Business, Business Economics, Tourism, Forestry and Engineering students work towards their professional future. At Tikkarinne Campus, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Social Services, Social and Health Care students are building their careers. Tikkarinne is located close to the city hospital in Niinivaara.

The campuses are near to each other and easily reached by walk or bicycle. At our campuses, you will enjoy relaxed and warm learning environment and be part of our supportive community.  You can easily access our campuses from all parts of the city by bike and bus.

Our campuses are modern; the wireless internet access as well as group work and computing facilities enable you to study efficiently. Our campus facilities offer versatile places for independent studies. Also, our students' safety is our priority: The security system operates around the clock and is flexible enough to allow students work on campus premises as late as 9 pm in the evening.

The library is located in Tikkarinne Campus with a self-study room and thousand of ebook resources for research. Our librarians support students in making searches and loans. Besides Karelia UAS Library your library card is eligible in Joensuu City Library and UEF Library with even larger knowledge resources.

The Campus restaurants provide you with warm and affordable breakfast, lunch and snacks at low student prices: (in English).

Student Health Care is always available for basic health issues with modern facilities and wholehearted care from our nurses. For more detail  information, please check at Student Health Care.

You will receive a parking permit on the first day of studies from the campus caretaker.

Locations of Karelia UAS campuses on map

Parking at Wärtsilä campus