Find here detailed instructions for submitting your application and documents!

Application system

Joint application

You can use the same application form to apply to all programmes included in the joint application. At universities of applied sciences the study programmes in the joint application include:

  • Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes in Finnish and Swedish
  • most Bachelor’s degree programmes in English
  • some Master’s degree programmes English.

Applying for some degree programmes in English in Finnish universities or universities of applied sciences may also take place through separate application. At Xamk, you apply to all degree programmes in English through the joint application either in autumn or spring. 

You can find information on the different application systems in Finland on Studyinfo.fi service.

Application periods

Joint application in spring
  • two application periods, the first one in January for degree programmes conducted in English, second in March for degree programmes conducted in Finnish
  • for studies beginning in August
  • information published on Studyinfo.fi in the end of September/October
Joint application in autumn
  • one application period, in September
  • for studies beginning in January
  • information published on Studyinfo.fi in the end of May
  • check the language of instruction in the programme (English, Finnish or Swedish) carefully before applying

The universities decide the timing for the study programmes and the application period accordingly. Application timetable for Xamk degree programmes

Check the application period for the study programmes you are interested in on Studyinfo.fi.

Applying

Application form

You can find instructions on how to apply in joint application on Studyinfo.fi service. Also, the application form and the required attachments are submitted there during the application period.

You are asked to provide information about your personal details, email address, educational background and in some cases, work experience on the application form. You are only allowed to submit one application form in a joint application.

The online application closes at 3 pm Finnish time on the last day after the application period.

All contacts regarding your application will be made by email. Also, the invitations to entrance examinations are sent out by email, as are the admission results. Be sure to write an email address you regularly use on the application form.

Changing the application

You can make changes to your application form

  • through a link in the confirmation email sent to your email address after submitting the application form, or
  • through My Studyinfo service, if you have online banking codes from a bank in Finland, a Finnish mobile certificate or Finnish electronic ID-card
  • by contacting the Admission Services.

Changes to the study programmes on the application form cannot be made after the application has closed. Your contact information can be updated also outside the application period.

Please inform your full name and applicant code when contacting the Admission Services!

Consider your study options

In joint application, you can apply up to 6 different study programmes with the same application form. Note that you cannot change the study programmes or the order of them after the application has closed.

In Joint Application, Autumn you place the study programmes in the order of preference on the application form. You will only be offered one study place in this application; for the programme listed highest in your preferences where your points qualify for admission.

Higher education institutions publish admission results gradually according to their own schedules. Please note that even though you may receive more than one study place offer from the higher education institutions, you can accept only one offer among the study programmes beginning in the same semester (autumn semester August-December, spring semester January-July).

If you are liable to pay tuition fee for the studies, please familiarise yourself with the tuition fee and scholarship policies for the study programmes you are interested in already before applying. Information about the fees and scholarships at Xamk is available at www.xamk.fi/tuition-fees.

Attachments to application

Upload the required attachments to your application form on Studyinfo.fi by the given deadline. You can scan the document or take a photo of it.

You can return to the submitted application form through a link included in the confirmation email you receive from Studyinfo.fi service after submitting the application.

Deadlines for attachments

  • Joint Application, Autumn 2021: Wed 22 September 2021, 3 pm Finnish time
  • Joint Application, Spring 2022: Wed 26 January 2022, 3 pm Finnish time

 

Bachelor’s Degree Programmes

The required documents include

  • a copy of relevant qualification certificate: see instructions on UASinfo.fi website
    • Please note: if information about your qualification completed in Finland is available at the national database (Koski service), you don’t have to upload a certificate copy to the application form.
  • an authorized translation of all documents not originally written in English, Finnish or Swedish
  • a copy of passport or official ID card (non-Finnish citizens), or other document exempting from the tuition fee: see exempting documents on Xamk website

Master’s Degree Programmes

The required documents include

  • a copy of the original qualification certificate and transcript of records for the degree used for applying
  • work certificates (minimum 2 years / 24 months) from the field after graduation: see information on the work certificates on Xamk website
  • an authorized translation of all documents not originally written in English, Finnish or Swedish
  • a copy of passport or official ID card (non-Finnish citizens), or other document exempting from the tuition fee: see exempting documents on Xamk website

 

Refugees or persons in a refugee-like situation (all programmes)

  • If you are unable to submit documentary evidence of your qualification, please contact the Admission Services. You will be asked to complete a background check form. On the grounds of the check requested from you, the degree programme at Xamk will decide whether the evidence of a previous degree is sufficient and whether you are invited to participate in an entrance examination.

Apply on Studyinfo.fi

Select the programme > Offered study programmes > Fill in the application and upload your documents

Apply during 5-19 January 2022

Required attachments

Check what documents you need to upload to your application, details available on UASinfo.fi website

Check the required attachments

International UAS Exam

UASinfo.fi website provides loads of information on the International UAS Exam. The exam is common to many UAS and fields of study, and it's organised online!

Read about the International UAS Exam

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Admission Services

Contact information

Tel. +358 44 702 8752 (Kouvola) or
+358 50 312 5031 (Mikkeli)
admissions@xamk.fi

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.