Category: News

  • Karelia hosted the kick-off meeting for INVEST Work Package 3

    Last week, Karelia Univer­sity of Applied Sciences (UAS) hosted the phys­i­cal kick-off meeting for INVEST Work Package 3 – “Student and Staff Journey” at Wärt­silä and Tikkarinne campuses. The event brought together colleagues from the seven univer­si­ties involved in the INVEST alliance, includ­ing those working in coor­di­na­tion, entre­pre­neur­ship, mobil­ity, admis­sions, student involve­ment, and wellbeing. Karelia…


  • The Vice Rector of Karelia UAS is changing

    The Vice Rector of Karelia Univer­sity of Applied Sciences is chang­ing, as the current Vice Rector, Pekka Auvinen, will retire start­ing from August 1, 2024. In Febru­ary 2024, the Board of Karelia Univer­sity of Applied Sciences Ltd. selected Dr. Marjo Nenonen as the new Vice Rector. Marjo Nenonen will start her duties as Vice Rector…


  • Karelia Entre­pre­neur­ship Expo 2024

    Karelia Univer­sity of Applied Sciences orga­nizes the first Karelia Entre­pre­neur­ship Expo on 23rd April 2024, in Wärt­silä Campus, Joensuu. The event will show­case a unique selec­tion of live company inter­views and local best prac­tices. All colleagues, students, and local repre­sen­ta­tives inter­ested in entre­pre­neur­ship are welcome to join us!  At the end of the day, Karelia will award distin­guished…


  • Karelia Univer­sity of Applied Sciences passed FINEEC’s audit

    Karelia Univer­sity of Applied Sciences has success­fully passed the audit conducted by the National Educa­tion Eval­u­a­tion Centre, FINEEC (Karvi). As a result, Karelia Univer­sity of Applied Sciences has been awarded a quality label that is valid for six years. The audit team commended Karelia for its well-estab­lished quality system within the univer­sity commu­nity. This system provides…


  • Karelia Launches Language-Supported Nursing Educa­tion in Fall 2024

    At Karelia Univer­sity of Applied Sciences, a language-supported nursing educa­tion program will commence in the fall 2024. Twenty-five nursing students with an inter­na­tional back­ground will embark on their studies with language support. The primary language of instruc­tion is Finnish, but during the first two years, Russian will be used to facil­i­tate learn­ing. This program is…


  • Karelia UAS is looking for Inter­na­tional Officer

    Karelia Univer­sity of Applied Sciences is looking for Inter­na­tional Officer for the dura­tion of the job alter­na­tion leave for 2.4.-10.7.2024. The substi­tute must be an unem­ployed jobseeker. Inter­na­tion­al­ity is one of the strate­gic aims of Karelia Univer­sity of Applied Sciences (Karelia). Karelia2030 strat­egy iden­ti­fies five main areas to work with and develop until 2030 to…


  • Success­ful launch of INVEST Alliance’s new phase in Reims, France.

    Karelia UAS and other members of the INVEST alliance partic­i­pated in the kick-off meeting of the new four-year period (2024 – 2027) of INVEST, orga­nized by the Univer­sity of Reims Cham­pagne-Ardenne in Reims, France, from January 22 to 24, 2024. This three-day festive and admin­is­tra­tive meeting provided an oppor­tu­nity to strengthen rela­tion­ships between partner univer­si­ties’…


  • Sustain­abil­ity Manage­ment programme most attrac­tive in the first joint appli­ca­tion of the spring

    In the first joint appli­ca­tion of the spring, which ended on January 17, 2024, a total of 2083 appli­cants from Finland and abroad applied to Karelia UAS. Karelia had four inter­na­tional, English-taught bachelor’s degree programmes, with a total of 125 start­ing places. The most popular of these was the Degree Programme in Inter­na­tional Busi­ness, which…


  • Joint appli­ca­tion to English-taught bachelor’s and master’s is open 3-17 January 2024

    Joint appli­ca­tion to English-taught bachelor’s and master’s is open 3-17 January 2024. Karelia Univer­sity of Applied Sciences has four English-language programmes open for appli­ca­tion: Indus­trial Manage­ment, Inter­na­tional Busi­ness, Infor­ma­tion and Commu­ni­ca­tion Tech­nol­ogy, and the Sustain­abil­ity Manage­ment programme, which is included in the appli­ca­tion process for the first time. In the Sustain­abil­ity Manage­ment programme students study the…


  • Apply to Karelia UAS webinar

    Apply to Karelia UAS webinar on Thurs­day 14 Decem­ber 2023 Come and join our webinar on Thurs­day 14 Decem­ber 2023 at 10 AM (GMT+2).In this webinar you will hear impor­tant infor­ma­tion about studies, Finland and Joensuu as study place, the working life connec­tion of UAS studies, and much more. Meet our students and staff and ask…