Study oppor­tu­ni­ties for Ukraini­ans and others in need of tempo­rary protection

Have you applied for, or have you been granted tempo­rary protec­tion in Finland?  If yes, Karelia offers you free guid­ance, coun­selling, and the right to study in the Open University. 

During the autumn semes­ter 2022, we provide several non-degree courses both online and offline in Wärt­silä Campus (Karjalankatu 3, Joensuu). The courses are suit­able for anyone with suffi­cient language skills. With the courses we want to enhance your adap­ta­tion and employ­ment in Finland. 

For more infor­ma­tion and regis­tra­tion, please visit this site

Karelia UAS also provides immi­grants with guid­ance and coun­selling services free of charge. The SIMHE-Karelia staff offers personal guid­ance for those inter­ested in degree studies in higher educa­tion. If you have already completed higher educa­tion studies before, you can get further help for plan­ning your career in Finland. 

To learn more, please visit this site.   

To book your personal guid­ance and coun­selling session, please contact simhe(at)