Welcoming Guide

Welcome to Joensuu!

Dear International Student,

It is our pleasure to warmly welcome you to Joensuu, Finland.

We are delighted to provide you with this guide, the purpose of which is to offer you a general introduction to Finland, the city of Joensuu and Karelia University of Applied Sciences. This guide is designed to help you throughout your stay in Joensuu and Finland.

We encourage international students to discover Joensuu and its surroundings on their own. That is the best way of getting the feel of your new hometown. We hope that your studies in Joensuu and North Karelia will be interesting, enjoyable and rewarding.

We look forward to seeing you in Joensuu!           


 Art Museum "Onni" 


Kuvahaun tulos haulle joensuu
A wolf statue near the market square 
Kuvahaun tulos haulle joensuu
Boats in the riverside

Kuvahaun tulos haulle joensuu by night
Wintery riverside