For job seekers

We make our mark where it’s needed the most. How do you want to make yours?

The best way to know tomorrow is to create it yourself. South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences – Xamk – builds, researches and develops the work of tomorrow on four campuses in South Savo and Kymenlaakso with the help of a global network of partners. We combine knowledge and curious minds.

Make your mark

Working for the future, learning new things and supporting each other

We work together for knowledge and research, learning new things and spurring each other on. We trust your desire to give your all for tomorrow and to boldly try new things. We also trust in your ability to learn from setbacks.

At Xamk, you can plan your own work and working hours. We also value your free time. We want you to be able to give the best of yourself, both at work and outside.

Welcome to our community

South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences – Xamk – builds, researches and develops the work of tomorrow on four campuses in South Savo and Kymenlaakso with the help of a global network of partners. Xamk is actively expanding its international presence. As a member of the European University INGENIUM, we’re deeply integrated into a broader European higher education landscape.

We have nearly 1,000 employees and over 12,000 students spread over our Kotka, Kouvola, Mikkeli and Savonlinna campuses. We host a vibrant mix of international talent hailing from 15 different countries.

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Working at Xamk

Shakil Regmi teaches future environmental professionals at Xamk

A passion for environmental issues and research has led Shakil Regmi to many countries throughout his career. An exciting job opportunity brought him back to Mikkeli and Finland to work as a lecturer at Xamk.

Frequently asked questions

We provide extensive occupational health care as well as benefits for sports, massage, culture, commuting, and bicycles. As our employee, you can study for free at Xamk’s Open University of Applied Sciences

Based on the annual Workplace Development Survey, Xamk is perceived as a good place to work. In 2024, 91% of our staff reported that Xamk is a good workplace. Careers at Xamk are often long, with the average employee having been with us for nearly 10 years, and many have worked at Xamk for decades.

We strengthen the vitality and internationalization of Southeast Finland in collaboration with the working world and our partners. We build the working life of tomorrow and seek solutions to common challenges. Xamk promotes expertise, responsibility, and the development of the business sector. We offer education, opportunities for continuous learning, and business services. Additionally, we are a significant player in research, development, and innovation activities

We at Xamk work by learning new things and pushing each other forward. Here, you have the opportunity to learn and grow along with your work. We encourage you to continuously develop your skills. Xamk offers a wide range of job-supporting training, and we support further education. Open University courses are free for staff. We have opportunities to develop skills through international exchanges, collaboration with the working world, and publishing activities. We promote skill development in supervisory roles and enable participation in various workgroups and projects.