Application timetable 2018-2019

Joint application 1, spring 2019

Application open for

Application submitted in during
9 – 23 January 2019 (by 3 pm Finnish time)

Enclosures to application submitted in
by 30 January 3 pm (Finnish time)

Entrance examination

Admission results published by 28 June.

Study place confirmed by 8 July, 3 pm (Finnish time)

Studies begin in August 2019.

Joint application 2, spring 2019

Application open for

Application submitted in during
20 March – 3 April 2019 (by 3 pm Finnish time)

Enclosures to application submitted in (by 3 pm Finnish time)

  • Bachelor’s programmes: by 3 April
  • Master’s programmes: by 10 April

Entrance examination

  • Bachelor’s programmes: only in Finland in April
  • Master’s programmes: International Business Management: only in Finland in May, Cybersecurity: online

Admission results published by 28 June.

Study place confirmed by 8 July, 3 pm (Finnish time)

Studies begin in August 2019.

Admission results in joint application

Higher education institutions publish admission results according to their own schedules from May onwards. All results in joint application are pubslihed on 28 June 2019 at the latest.

You will receive a notice by email both from the service and Xamk Admission Services, when you have been admitted to study at Xamk.

You can see your admission results in real-time through My Studyinfo -service, if you have access to it (Finnish personal ID number and online banking credentials, mobile certificate or an electronic ID-card needed). You may know your results before 28 June if:

  • you have been accepted to your highest preference,
  • you have been accepted to e.g. your 3rd preference and cannot be accepted to higher preferences
  • you have been accepted to a lower preference but the results of your higher preferences are unfinished
  • you have not been accepted to any study programme.

If you don’t have access to My Studyinfo -service, you will be notified of the result for all the study programmes you have applied to by email after all results in joint application have been published (28 June). If you have already been admitted to a study programme at the time you receive the notice of result, and have confirmed the study place, there is nothing you need to do. The notice of result is sent to all applicants in order to confirm the result for all the study programmes they have applied to.

Further information about the admission results in joint application is available on

Appeal procedure in student selection

Application process

1. Study options
Find out about the study options. provides information about all higher education study programmes in Finland. Information about Xamk degree programmes beginning in August 2019.

2. Eligibility
Check what qualification you can apply with and note the requirement for work experience for Master’s studies. Information on the eligibility criteria on Xamk website

3. Tuition fees
If you are not a citizen of an EU/EEA country, you might be required to pay tuition fees for the studies. Check your liability to pay on before applying! Information on the tuition fees at Xamk can be found on our website.

4. Application and attachments
Submit your application the application period on Note that the application closes on the last application day at 3 pm Finnish time. Attach the necessary documents to the application. See detailed instructions on our website.

5. Pre-tasks and entrance examination(s) and SAT test
Check the instructions for possible programme-specific pre-tasks submitted when applying.
Take part in the entrance examination(s).  Information on pre-tasks and entry exams for Xamk degree programmes

It is also possible to apply with SAT test results instead of taking the entrance exam on certain degree programmes. Information on applying with SAT test results to Xamk

6. Be prepared for the admission: plan your finances and other practical matters well in advance.
– Read about the tuition fees for non-EU/EEA citizens at Xamk
– Find out about the requirements for a student residence permit on website for the Finnish Immigration Service

7. Confirm the offered study place and enrol as student according to instructions given in the admission letter. Notices of admission are sent by email.

8. Welcome to study at Xamk!
Follow the instructions on the admission notice for confirming your study place, paying the tuition fee (if required) and enrolling for the studies. Information for new students on Xamk website


See also:

Applicant’s checklist on

Instructions for applying

Submitting your application and documents

Read more

Tuition fees

For students outside the EU/EEA

Read more


Number of applicants and lowest accepted scores for admission from previous years

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Eligibility and admissions criteria

Who can apply and how students are selected

Read more

Entrance examinations and pre-tasks

Exam dates and possible locations

Read more

Applying with the SAT results

Read more


Apply and submit your documents through

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Transfer application

Transferring from another Finnish higher education institution

More information

From open path to degree studies

Applying on the basis of studies completed at Open UAS in Finland

Read more

Renewed right to study

For finishing your incomplete degree at Xamk

More information

Quota for first-time applicants

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One study place per semester provision

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Information for students

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Admission services

Contact information

Tel. +358 44 702 8752 (Kouvola) or
+358 50 312 5031 (Mikkeli)



Postal and visiting addresses

South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences / Admission services

Paraatikenttä 7, 45100 Kouvola, Finland or
Patteristonkatu 3X, 50100 Mikkeli, Finland

Office hours: Mon-Fri 9 am – 3 pm.

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