If you are an exchange student, joining ISYY is optional for you.
As a member of ISYY you are entitled to participate in all of the events and activities organised by ISYY, ESN Joensuu, ESN Kuopio and other ISYY Clubs. ISYY membership will give you access to noticeable discounts in restaurants, bars, cinemas and shops all across Finland, as well as online.
Please note that in addition to paying the ISYY membership fee, you need to register the membership with the Student and Learning Services in order to use the student discounts and ISYY’s membership services.
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
Please use your name and date of birth (dd/mm/yyyy) as a reference in the message field
NB! You may also pay the membership fee by cash or by debit or credit card at the ISYY offices in Joensuu or Kuopio. Please note that the biggest banknote you can pay with at our offices is 50€.
You can register your membership by choosing one of the following options:
After the payment and registration process has been completed, you can order the plastic student card (25€) 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).
Frank.fi, opens in a new tab: Student card
Uef.fi, opens in a new tab: Registration instructions for new students
Please contact the Coordinators of International Affairs of ISYY for further information about the membership fee for exchange students and how to join.