Venue Hire in Kuopio

ISYY has two venues available for hire in Kuopio: Lukema and the Studentia band practice room.


The Lukema facilities are located in the Studentia Building, adjacent to the Student Union office (Yliopistonranta 3, Entrance C, FI-70210 Kuopio). The facilities comprise of a large common room, meeting room and a kitchen.

Detailed information on the equipment available in Lukema and instructions for use can be found on ISYY's website: Documents > Venue Hire > Instructions for the users of Lukema.

How to Book Lukema

Lukema can be booked by sending an email to: jarjestoasiantuntija(at)

For your booking to be successful, we will need the following information:

  • Name of the person or association in charge of the booking (for example ‘Board Games Club’)
  • Date and times of the reservation
  • Which facilities you would like to book (for example: ‘function room and conference room’)
  • Invoicing information

For any inquiries about the availability of Lukema, please call ISYY at: tel.  +358 (0) 44 576 8419.

ISYY’s official bodies, such as Clubs are able to book and use Lukema for free. However, any free bookings will be cancelled and a new date has to be found for the reservation in the case that a paying customer wants to make a reservation (at least two weeks before the date of the original booking) for the same date.

Lukema Booking Cancellations

The reservation is binding, but it can be cancelled via e-mail up to one week before the date of the reservation free of charge.  Any bookings that are cancelled less than one week before the reservations date will be charged 50% of the full rental rate, and bookings that are cancelled less than 48 hours before the reservations will be charged at the full rental rate.

Lukema Reservations Calendar

Please check the availability of Lukema from the reservations calendar. NOTE: Only reservations made by paying customers can be seen in the public calendar.

Google calendar: Lukema's reservations calendar

Read More: Documents (Venue Hire)

Studentia Band Rehearsal Space

Groups can apply to have a regular time slot at the band rehearsal space each week. Only Student Union members can get a regular time slot. These slots are allocated in August, December and May each year. The application periods will be advertised on the ISYY website.

One slot costs 20€ per month. The person responsible for the booking is also required to pay a 50€ deposit payment for the key to the space. When the band practice room is available, it is also possible to book individual slots at 5€ per session.

Please contact the Organisational Affairs Specialist for more information about how to book the band practice room: jarjestoasiantuntija(at), tel. +358 (0) 44 576 8419.

Google calendar: Band rehearsal space calendar