According to the Universities Act, every student is entitled to a safe study environment.
ISYY is committed to making sure that the University of Eastern Finland is a safe learning and study environment for all students. The University must be accessible for everyone, and no-one should experience discrimination of any sort.
The aim of accessibility is to guarantee equal opportunities for every student. Accessibility refers to the state of the physical, psychological and social environment, where everyone has an equal opportunity to work and operate with others. The University should organise its learning and study environments in such a way that the diversity of learners and students with different disabilities are taken into consideration.
The Anti-Harassment Contact Person offers help and support to students who have encountered harassment or inappropriate behaviour at the University. Please contact them in case you encounter bullying, discrimination, racism, sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior during your studies.
Although the Anti-Harassment Contact Person is stationed in Joensuu, they operate in both Kuopio and Joensuu.
All the information you share is handled with complete confidentiality.
Pekka Koivaara, Specialist for Interest Advocacy (Joensuu), tel. +358 (0) 44 576 8465, soko(at)isyy.fi
Mikko Aaltonen, Specialist in Academic and Social Affairs (Kuopio), tel. +358 (0) 44 576 8414, koso(at)isyy.fi