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Student Organisations in Joensuu

Ablaut ry

Ablaut ry is a student organisation for the students of German language. Ablaut promotes the interests of its members and organizes all kinds of activities by itself but also in cooperation with the other student organisations. We have Oktoberfest party every October and different kinds of sport events every month, for example. You can find us on Instagram (ablautry) and on Facebook (Ablaut ry), where you can find all our events. We welcome all German-speaking exchange students to our events. We would like to get to know you and maybe organize some events together! We warmly welcome you to the University of Eastern Finland!

Contact information: ablautry(at)gmail.com
More information: Website, Facebook, Instagram

Bunsen ry

Bunsen ry is a student organisation for students majoring or minoring in chemistry. Our organisation was founded in 1980 and from that moment we have supervised our member’s benefits. Our active organisation brings our members together by creating many great party’s and events.

Contact information: bunsenry(at)gmail.com
More information: Facebook, Instagram

Echo ry

Echo ry is the English students’ student organisation in UEF. We organise different kinds of fun events more or less related to the English speaking culture and also help our students with any and all problems concerning studying in UEF. Every English student is welcome to join Echo.

Contact information: echo.uef(at)gmail.com
More information: Website, Facebook, Instagram

Epsilon ry

Epsilon ry is a student organisation for students of mathemathics, physics and computing in UEF.

Contact information: epsilon(at)cs.joensuu.fi
More information: Website, Facebook, Instagram

Fides Ostiensis ry

Fides Ostiensis ry, founded in 1997, is the western theology students’ student organisation in UEF. Our central task is to protect the interests of the western theology students. We organise different kinds of events by ourselves and also together with other student associations.

More information: Website, Facebook, Instagram

Godis ry

Godis ry, student organisation for Swedish students, takes care of its members interests and organises events for free time. For over 30 years Godis has been a part of Joensuu’s active student life both among its own members and with other student associations.

Contact information: godis.ry(at)gmail.com
More information: Website, Facebook, Instagram

Iskra ry

Iskra ry is a student organization for students of Russian language in the University of Eastern Finland. Iskra ry was founded in 1974. It represents students of Russian language and also secures students’ interests. Iskra also organizes different events for both it’s members and with other student organizations. Russian culture has a big role in Iskra's activities.

Contact information: iskra.uef(at)gmail.com
More information: Website, Facebook

Joensuun Metsäylioppilaat ry

Joensuun Metsäylioppilaat ry, founded in 1982, is a student organisation for students of Forestry in the University of Eastern Finland. Our association consists of the “Forstis” and “Torstis” studying to become Bachelors and Masters in Agriculture and Forestry.

Contact information: metsaylioppilaat(at)lists.uef.fi
More information: Website, Facebook, Instagram

Joraus ry

Joraus ry is a student organisation for students of subject teacher’s pedagogical studies. We unite students from various majors as any student who has been accepted to study pedagogical studies as their minor can join our organisation.

Contact information: joraus.maili(at)gmail.com
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Judica ry

Judica ry is a student organisation for students of legal science.

Contact information: puheenjohtaja(at)judica.fi
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Kassos ry

Kassos ry (founded in 1973) is a student organisation for students studying education and adult education. Kassos has its members best ar heart and therefore we’re trying to arrange different kinds of fun activities in addition to studying. In order to ease one’s studies, Kassos is also a messenger between students and the faculty of education. By joining our activities and signing up for our e-mails, you’ll get information concerning our special interest groups and our upcoming events. As a member you can take part in planning, creating and enjoying our activies and being a part of our close group.

Contact information: kassosry.uef(at)gmail.com
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Kotex ry

Kotex ry is the student association of teacher students of home economics and handcraft sciences. Kotex organises events and parties of all kind for their members. In events you’ll recognize us from our orange overalls, our positive stance and our way of doing things together. We participate in events with our Orange Energy-mindset.

Contact information: kotexry(a)gmail.com
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Legio Ostiensis ry

Legio Ostiensis ry or Legio is a student association for those studying to become specialized lawyers at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Economic Sciences at the Department of Law at the University of Eastern Finland. The degree studied by those in Legio is a law expert training qualifying for fields of law leading leading to Bachelor of Administrative Science (BAS) and Master of Science in Administration (MScA) degrees.

The degrees of specialized lawyers are based on seven different majors, meaning that the students deepen their understanding and specialize to one field of law more deeply than the traditional law degrees. Different possible majors are European Law, Financial Law, Administrative Law, Legislative Studies, Civil Law, Environmental Law, and lastly Criminal Law, Juridical Procedure and Criminal Investigation. Legio offers its members fun and benefits in the form of events, advantages and lobbying.

Contact information: hallitus.legio(at)uef.fi
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Lingwisti ry

Lingtwisti ry is a student organisation at the University of Eastern Finland for the students of Foreign Languages and Translation Studies as well as Linguistics. Any student from the Foreign Languages and Translation subject group can join Lingtwisti. Lingtwisti cooperates with translators’ trade organisations and sets up many kinds of events, for instance, a get-to-know-each-other night for the freshmen.

Contact information: lingtwisti(at)gmail.com
More information: Website, Facebook, Instagram

Mikrovillus ry

Mikrovillus ry is an active student organisation for students majoring in biology. We organise various events such as the fall excursion, black dress Christmas party and 8-appro. Mikrovillus looks after the rights of its members and serves as a communication channel between students, faculty members, ISYY and other student organisations.

Contact information: mikrovillus.ry(at)gmail.com
More information: Website, Facebook, Instagram

Nefa ry

Nefa-Joensuu Ry is an association for students of Cultural Studies. The programme includes Literature, Folklore Studies and Culture Research majors. Additionally, Culture Research majors specialize in one of five fields: Ethnomusicology, Cultural Anthropology, Media Culture and Communications, Gender Studies, and Sociology of Art. Nefa takes part in promotion of the students’ interests, arranges events for leisure, and keeps contact with other Culture Studies students in Finland, as well as the trade union for art and culture professionals.

Contact information: nefajoensuu(at)uef.fi
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Oidipus ry

Oidipus ry is the student organisation of psychology at UEF. We arrange all kinds of fun events for all the psychology students exchange students included. On our website you can find more information about Oidipus ry and a link to our our group on Facebook. You can also email us if you have any questions. We are eager to meet you all.

Contact information: oidipusry(at)gmail.com
More information: Website, Facebook, Instagram

Opossumi ry

Opossumi ry is the student organisation of Career Counselling schooling in University of Eastern Finland. Wishes and needs of our members are the basis for our operations. Our mission is to represent our members and organize various events and free time activities for them. You’re welcome to join our vivacious student organization.

Contact information: opossumiry(at)gmail.com
More information: Website, Facebook, Instagram

Optimi ry

Optimi is the student organization for business students at the University of Eastern Finland in Joensuu. Optimi’s aim is to improve the study environment and education for business students in UEF. Optimi organizes events for its members and other students.

Contact information: pj(at)optimiry.fi
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Pistis ry

Pistis ry is a student organisation for students of Orthodox Theology.

Contact information: pistisry(at)gmail.com
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Poikkeus ry

Poikkeus ry is a student organisation for students of Special Education.

Contact information: poikkeusry(at)gmail.com
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Popsi ry

Popsi ry is the classroom teacher students’ association in the Joensuu campus. Our association takes part in developing teachers’ education in the campus and watching over our members benefits. Popsi also organizes fun recreational events for our members and sometimes for all of the students in campus. You can recognize us from our new turquoise overalls and our senior members from red and blue overalls due to the merging of the campuses.

Contact information: popsiry(at)gmail.com
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Praxis ry

Praxis ry is the student organisation of the students of social policy, sociology and philosophy at the University of Eastern Finland, founded in 1987. Praxis offers a variety of activities and plenty of parties, each greater than the last. By active participation in the student organisation activities you have the opportunity to make new friends, receive information on important issues having to do with your studies and influence what the future of the University of Eastern Finland looks like.

Contact information: praxisry(at)gmail.com
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Sulo ry

Sulo ry is a student organisation for students of Early childhood education. The main purpose of this organisation is the promotion of the interests of our members, and moreover organizing events and parties.

Contact information: sulory(at)live.fi
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Tombolo ry

Tombolo ry is the student organisation of  the students of geography, human geography, environmental policy and environmental law at the University of Eastern Finland, that works actively at the Joensuu campus. Tombolo was founded in 2015 when two old studebt organisations, Coriolis ry and Loikka ry combined their forces. Tombolo takes care of its members advocacy seeking and organises leisure activities.

Contact information: tombolo(at)uef.fi
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Täky ry

Täky ry (“Bait”) is the student organisation for Finnish and Literature students at the University of Eastern Finland. The association looks like its members and could be described as ‘interdisciplinary’ as well as ‘interartistic’. We wear blue overalls – it’s the same blue as on the Finnish flag. Since 1973, Täky has provided recreational activities and supervision of interests for its members who trudge in the dreary wilderness of credits. You’re welcome to join our diverse activities!

Contact information: taky(at)taky.fi
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Varnitsa ry

Varnitsa ry is the student organisation for history students at the University of Eastern Finland Joensuu campus. It was founded in 1970. Varnitsa is one of the most active student organisations at our University. Varnitsa takes care of its members’ rights. It also arranges many activities from parties to sportevents. Varnitsa ry is an open minded group, where students of different ages and classes get along very well. Everyone are welcomed to join in!

Contact information: varnitsary(at)gmail.com
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