ESN is an orgaisation under ISYY The Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland (UEF). This means any ISYY member is also an ESN member! Hence If you have paid your Student union membership fee then you are also a member of ESN.


Am I an ISYY member, How to check?

  1. Do you have a student card from UEF?
  2. Does it have the ISYY logo?
  3. Has it got a current valid sticker?

If your answers was yes, then welcome to ESN. If you are still confused and unsure if you are an ESN and ISYY member then pop into The Student Union Located in the Haltia Building at the Joensuu UEF Campus or jump on their website


Yliopistokatu 7, PL 111, 80100 Joensuu

Opening Hours:

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 10:00–15:00, closed on Wednesdays, Fridays 10:00–13:00


I am not an ISYY member can I still join?

YES! Students from other Universities such as Karelia or even non students can join as our member by buying the ESNcard. However, if you are a student from UEF and entitled to join ISYY, the Student Union, then you are not entitled to buy the card as an outsider, you first must pay your student fee to ISYY and then the ESNcard can be purchased at a discounted price.

The ESNcard cost 20 euros and is available from ISYY Student Union (details above). This card is valid for a year and entitils you to attend any of ESN Joensuu and ESN Finalnd events. The card also entitils you to local, national and international discounts such as GLS parcels and flight discounts with Ryanair, check out our latest discunts at ISYY members can also buy the ESNcard for a discounted price which entitiles you to all the local, national and internatiœnal benifits mentioned.