karelia students


Start your journey of becoming an expert of tomorrow at Karelia UAS. You receive a solid foundation for your future expertise.

Let’s craft a better Tomorrow. Together.

Here at Karelia UAS we are proud of our audited and highly ranked quality. With a degree from Karelia UAS you will leave a good mark on your future working organ­i­sation and the society around you. At Karelia UAS you

  • work closely with local companies and other educa­tional institutions
  • study using the latest digital tools and blended learning methods
  • customize parts of your curriculum to meet your own preferences.

Choose your programme

information and communicationin smart city

Infor­mation and Commu­ni­cation Technology

Degree in Infor­mation and Commu­ni­cation Technology (ICT) provides you with a wide knowhow for working on the ICT field in Finland. The studies take place in modern learning environments.

Indus­trial Management

Degree gives you strong expertise in intel­ligent production, sales, product and service life cycle management, and in team and project leadership. The major inter­na­tional business partners of our university partic­ipate actively in the training. 

Inter­na­tional Business

The Degree Programme in Inter­na­tional Business enables you to develop expertise required in global business. The main focus of the studies is on inter­na­tional marketing as a part of successful business. 

Sustain­ability Management

As Master of Engineering in Sustain­ability Management you will lead and support the deployment of sustainable technologies and organ­i­sa­tional change processes for organisations. 

How to apply

Forth­coming appli­cation periods:

Appli­cation period 3 – 17 January 2024:
Degree Programme in Inter­na­tional Business, Bachelor of Business Admin­is­tration
Degree Programme in Indus­trial Management, Bachelor of Engineering
Degree Programme in Infor­mation and Commu­ni­cation Technology, Bachelor of Engineering

Degree Programme in Sustain­ability Management, Master of Engineering

Joint Appli­cation period 13 – 27 March 2024:
Degree Programmes in Finnish

Find out about the appli­cation process

Tuition fees and schol­arship programme

Degree students who are not citizens of countries of the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland are required to pay the tuition fee. 

Karelia UAS provides fee-paying students with schol­arship which is 50 % of the tuition fee. It is based on completion of 55 credit units in a study year and Finnish language skills.


Subscribe Applicant’s Newsletter

In Applicant’s Newsletter you will find current news about our study programmes and applying to Karelia UAS. 

Student stories

Degree Programme in Inter­na­tional Business

The university helps to create connec­tions with local and inter­na­tional companies in order to complement theoretical learning with practical experience.

Studying at Karelia UAS is…

The path to a great future is paved with skills and expertise. Karelia UAS is proud to be part of this devel­opment by training skilled profes­sionals. Karelia UAS is a multi­dis­ci­plinary, widely connected, inter­na­tional and innov­ative organ­i­sation offering education leading to bachelor and master degrees.

Recom­men­da­tions for Applicants

Inter­na­tional students of Karelia UAS give recom­men­da­tions to appli­cants who consider Finland and Joensuu as their study place.