Welcome to Xamk!

Have you ever wanted to study in Finland? Now you have a great opportunity. Apply for an exchange to South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences! We offer studies in English in many different study fields. International study PISA is a proof of education being at high level in Finland.

This has raised interest among foreigners towards the Finnish education system. In our university we pay a lot of attention to quality issues by continuous developing of quality system.

Unique nature and four seasons is another good reason to come for an exchange to Finland. You can experience snow and coldness as well as midnight sun and warm summer days.

Previous exchange students’ tips:

  • the majority of students goes from the student apartments to the university on foot or by bike
  • it is possible to pay by credit card in the university canteen and even in pubs and nightclubs
  • spending a night on one of the ferries to Stockholm or elsewhere is a must for an exchange student in Finland

By following the links below you will find important information about the application process, studies, acceptance and necessary permits. Do not hesitate to contact the staff members of the International Services if you have any questions regarding exchanges.

Exchange and double degree programmes

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Application process

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Brochure "Exchange and double degree studies at Xamk"

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International partner universities

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Contact us!

Kotka and Kouvola Campus


Mr Ulf Jensen-Munk
Paraatikenttä 7
45100 Kouvola
+358 44 7028479


Mr Henrik Luikko
Pääskysentie 1
48220 Kotka
henrik.luikko (at)xamk.fi
+358 44 7028232



Mikkeli and Savonlinna Campus


Ms Ulla Vuorinen
Patteristonkatu 3
50100 Mikkeli
+358 400 872764


Ms Sari Kärkkäinen
Patteristonkatu 3
50100 Mikkeli
+358 50 3124988



Erasmus charter and policy statement

South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (Xamk)

Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2014-2020

Erasmus Policy Statement