At South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences, Xamk, learning is unlimited.
In addition to full scale degree programmes, we offer a variety of other study possibilities. Take a look at our global talent acquisition programmes below!


Do you already have a degree, but you need further qualifications to be able to work in Finland? Or would you want to deepen your knowledge after a Bachelor’s degree and possibly continue to Master level studies? Xamk offers flexible ways to educate global talents and improve their professional skills as well as employability.

An integral part of our global talent programmes is co-operation with local businesses. This helps students to gain insight into business life in Finland, create networks and possibly find their future careers. In addition to that, Xamk’s vast research and development activities offer our students excellent opportunities to participate in project work.

At Xamk, we will do our best to create an inspirational learning environment and support our students. Therefore, we have created services, which will help our students not only enjoy their studies, but also their lives in Finland!

Gain the skills, become an expert and define a new era of work.



Post-graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship and Startups

Post-graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship and Startups is a one-year diploma program, with additional possibilities to transfer credits and continue in our MBA program at the same campus.

Many of our graduates continue their residence and are gainfully employed in their specialized area after graduation from the MBA program in Finland.

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Top-up degree programme in Nursing

Top-up degree programme in Nursing will lead to a Bachelor’s degree in Health care, Nursing and Valvira (Finnish authority) Registered nurse certification that will allow the graduates to work in the health care sector in Finland and EU.

During the programme, the students will study Finnish language and a number of professional courses, that are required for qualifying as a registered nurse in Finland.

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Summer school

Summer School of Gaming is a one-week program that will be held in Kotka Campus between July 31 – August 4 2023.

The studies will focus on Essentials of Video Game Creation (3 ECTS) and will teach you how to create a video game by studying concept design and development. Application period for Summer School of Gaming is March 1 - April 30, 2023 

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Micro Courses

Edufication offers Micro Courses made in-house on various exciting topics, ranging from climate change, to personal development, and everything in-between.

Micro Courses offer a quick and convenient way to learn new skills. Edufication courses are designed to be completed in bite-sized chunks, at your own pace.

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Xamk Pulse

Xamk Pulse Open University of Applied Sciences is the largest and most popular Open University of Applied Sciences in Finland. Xamk Pulse studies are intended for all regardless of age or educational background.

Whether you are interested in an individual course or more extensive studies, you can pick and choose from a wide variety of courses offered by Pulse.

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Xamk Open University Focus on Finland


Finland is known to be the happiest nation in the world.
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Courage and curiosity. The will to discover, understand and learn, and to go all in for a better future.
We at South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences – Xamk – share an attitude and a mindset. We work to support you when you define a new era of professionals. Because the best way to know tomorrow is to create it yourself.