If you are an international degree student completing either a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree at the University of Eastern Finland, you are required to join the Student Union (ISYY). You can join ISYY by paying the membership fee.
Read more about registration from UEF's Kamu.
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STEP 1: Pay your membership fee
Degree students can register as present and pay the Student Union membership fee for the whole academic year online in Oili.
The account details for the Student Union are as follows:
Recipient: Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland
Recipient’s address: Yliopistonranta 3, FI-70211 Kuopio, Finland
Bank name: Osuuspankki/OP Bank/Pohjola Bank Plc
Bank address: Koskikatu 9, FI-80100 Joensuu, Finland
IBAN: FI37 5770 0520 2461 63
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STEP 2: Register your membership
After the payment and registration process has been completed, you can order the plastic student card online at www.frank.fi or download the Frank App, which acts as a digital student card. The student card functions as a national benefit and discount card as well as the Student Union (ISYY) membership card. It is an official document that proves you are a student at the University of Eastern Finland (UEF).
NB! All degree students are obliged to pay the student healthcare fee to Kela once per semester. After you have paid, you can use the FSHS healthcare services as any other Finnish student. Payment instructions can be found on Kela's website.
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Please contact the Coordinators of International Affairs of ISYY for further information about the membership fee for international degree students and how to join.