Welcome to XAMK

South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (XAMK) is the name of the new university of applied sciences. XAMK is an innovative higher education institution driven by the idea of unlimited lifelong learning and study. The passion to learn is not bound to time, place or method – it is a way of looking at the world. We promote well-being and sustainable development through global networking and by creating new digital solutions. The strategic objective is to be among the top five universities of applied sciences in Finland as regards student satisfaction, the organisation of studies and graduates’ employment rate. One of the goals is to be the largest Finnish university of applied sciences in terms of RDI activities and education provided through the Open University of Applied Sciences. The new university of applied sciences wants to be a strong and responsible partner that fully exploits its geographical location.

Vision 2020

South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences is a pioneer in digital learning, entrepreneurship and Russian co-operation.

International Activities

International activities promote students’ ability to work in international and multicultural environments. We receive approximately 600 international students each year, representing over 20 countries. Students can study a whole degree or parts of them in English. Eight-degree programmes are taught fully in English (4 Bachelor programmes and 4 Master programmes). XAMK’s international networks provide access to studies and work placements abroad. Xamk has approximately 350 partner schools.

Facts about XAMK

  • 9000 students
  • 750 employees
  • 1700 graduates per year
  • 60 Bachelor’s programmes
  • 23 Master’s programmes
  • 4 campuses
  • 350 partner institutions around the world
  • Region of operations: Southern Savonia and Kymenlaakso
  • Second largest UAS in Finland in terms of budget; annual turnover EUR 70 million
  • Extensive RDI activities
  • Versatile services
  • president and CEO Heikki Saastamoinen

Education

XAMK provides a broad range of education services.

  • bachelor’s and master’s programmes
  • open UAS studies and study paths
  • multidisciplinary continuing education
  • specialisation education
  • apprenticeship training in higher education
  • Full-time studies leading to a bachelor-level degree last 3.5-4 years (210-240 ECTS).

You can apply to study for a master’s degree if you have a degree from a university of applied sciences or another higher education degree plus at least three years of work experience in the relevant field of study. Studies in a master-level degree programme take 2.5 years (90 ECTS).

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South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences, XAMK

Learning at Xamk is based on the award-winning LCCE© model of studies which goes beyond the traditional classroom and in which you work in close co-operation with compani ... [+]

Full-time studies study places 40 location Kouvola, Finland duration of studies 3,5 years next application periods: 9.-23.1.2019 20.3.-3.4.2019 tuition fee: for non-EU/EEA citizens 6000 euros,scholarship scheme and further information www.xamk.fi/tuition-fees Two application periods, spring 2019

Application period 1: 9.-23.1.2019

Entrance examinations outside Finland through FINNIPS network.

Application period 2: 20.3.-3.4.2019

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August 2019
Full-time
42 months
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South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences, XAMK

The graduates of the Game Design degree will master game production with an emphasis on planning and developing games and acquiring a clear understanding of the game indu ... [+]

Full-time studies study places 20 location Kouvola, Finland duration of studies 4 years application periods: 9.-23.1.2019, 20.3.-3.4.2019 tuition fee: for non-EU/EEA citizens 6000 euros, scholarship scheme and further information www.xamk.fi/tuition-fees Part-time studies study places 20 location Kouvola, Finland duration of studies 4 years application periods: 5.-19.9.2018 tuition fee: for non-EU/EEA citizens 6000 euros, scholarship scheme and further information www.xamk.fi/tuition-fees Two application periods

Application period 1: 9.-23.1.2019

Entrance examinations outside Finland through FINNIPS network

Application period 2: 20.3.-3.4.2019

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August 2019
Full-time
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4 years
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South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences, XAMK

In our Information technology program, you focus on computer networking and implementation services in a modern data center environment. You learn to build secure Interne ... [+]

Full-time studies study places 25 location Mikkeli, Finland duration of studies 4 years next application periods: 9.-23.1.2019, 20.3.-3.4.2019 tuition fee: for non-EU/EEA citizens 6000 euros, scholarship scheme and further information www.xamk.fi/tuition-fees Two application periods

Application period 1: 9.-23.1.2019

Entrance examinations outside Finland through FINNIPS network.

Application period 2: 20.3.-3.4.2019

Entrance examinations in Finland. Find and utilize your personal strengths as a future IT-Engineer The Information technology (IT) program allows you to join the developers of the future.

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Finland Mikkeli
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
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South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences, XAMK

Environmental Engineering (EE) program provides you with a wide perspective on the professional field of environmental technology. You learn about the causes, consequence ... [+]

Full-time studies study places 20 location Mikkeli, Finland duration of studies 4 years next application periods: 9.-23.1.2019 20.3.-3.4.2019 tuition fee: for non-EU/EEA citizens 6000 euros, scholarship scheme and further information www.xamk.fi/tuition-fees Two application periods, spring 2019

Application period 1: 9.-23.1.2019

Entrance examinations outside Finland through FINNIPS network.

Application period 2: 20.3.-3.4.2019

Entrance examinations in Finland. Make a future - Take an EE Are you interested in the state of the environment, environmental safety, clean technology, environmental management, and sustainable development?

Environmental Engineering (EE) program provides you with a wide perspective on the professional field of environmental technology. You learn about the causes, consequences, and prevention of environmental problems from local oil spills to global problems, such as climate change and microplastics in waters.... [-]

Finland Mikkeli
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
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South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences, XAMK

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Full-time studies study places 25 location Mikkeli, Finland duration of studies 3,5 years application period: 5.-19.9.2018 next application period is not available tuition fee: for non-EU/EEA citizens 6000 euros, scholarship scheme and further information www.xamk.fi/tuition-fees Are you interested in business and wellbeing? During the studies in Degree Program in Wellbeing Management, you will learn to develop and produce wellbeing services based on data with the state-of-art technology.

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Finland Mikkeli
January 2020
Full-time
42 months
Campus
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South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences – XAMK

XAMK - South-eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences
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Patteristonkatu 3 D
50100 Mikkeli, Finland
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+358 40 6550555
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Pääskysentie 1
48220 Kotka, Finland
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Paraatikenttä 7
45100 Kouvola, Finland
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Savonniemenkatu 6
57100 Savonlinna, Finland