Xamk organises a supplementary application during 1 – 6 August for the studies beginning in August 2018: you can then apply for the study places still available after joint application in spring 2018. 

Information on the supplementary applications in all higher education institutions can be found on Studyinfo.fi service. Supplementary applications may be arranged during 2 July – 15 August, the application periods vary in different institutions.

Degree programmes in supplementary application

Degree programmes you can apply to in the supplementary application at Xamk:

You can find the application form on Studyinfo.fi (Search the programme > Application form). The application form is available during the application period: 1 August 8 am, Finnish time – 6 August 3 pm, Finnish time.

Environmental Engineering

Flexible studies and eco-friendly town

Daria Chekalskaia, Environmental Engineering

International Business

Study in a quality facility with modern equipment.

Swan, International Business

International Business Management

Totally new things to use in my daily work

Riku Toimela, International Business Management

Timetable for the supplementary application at Xamk

  • Application period 1 – 6 August 2018. The application closes on the last day at 3 pm (Finnish time).
  • The required enclosures must be delivered to the Admission Services on 6 August 2018 at the latest.
  • Entrance examinations are organised as follows:
    • Environmental Engineering: 9 August 2018
    • International Business (Bachelor): 14 August 2018
    • International Business Management (Master): 15 August 2018
  • Invitation to the entrance examinations is sent by email.
  • The admission results are published as soon as possible after the entrance examination.
  • Admitted students must confirm the study place within two weeks of publishing the results.
  • The studies begin as follows:
    • Environmental Engineering: 21 August 2018
    • International Business (Bachelor): 20 August 2018
    • International Business Management (Master): 23 August 2018
  • Instructions for beginning the studies can be found from our website for new students at www.xamk.fi/new-student.

Instructions for applying in supplementary application

Application form

Fill in the application form at www.studyinfo.fi. You can find the application form by clicking the link for the degree programme in the list above.

You can select 1-6 study programmes on the application form. The order of preferences is not considered in the supplementary application.

When filling in the application form, you need to provide your personal information (Finnish ID code, if available) and details of your qualification (name, year/date of completion, institution). Fill in the application form carefully with correct information, the service guides you in submitting the application. Submit the application for Xamk degree programmes in good time before the deadline Monday 6 August 2018, 3 pm (Finnish time).

If you have already accepted a study place from a study programme beginning in autumn 2018 in a higher education institution in Finland, you cannot accept another study place in the degree programmes in supplementary application.

Changing information on your application form

You can make changes to study programmes on the application form only during the application period. Changes can be done by logging into My Studyinfo service www.studyinfo.fi (access possible with Finnish internet banking codes, a mobile certificate or an identity card issued by the police provided with a chip and a reader) or by contacting the Admission Services in the UAS you have applied to. Removing or adding study programmes on the application form cannot be done after the application has closed but updates on other information on the application form are possible.

Inform all changes in writing (e.g. by email) to the Admission Services. Include your application number, full name and the changes you wish to make on the application form in your message.

Enclosures

The required documents must be submitted through our electronic service by the application deadline, on 6 August 2018 at the latest.

Submit certificate copies if you apply (required documents):

  • with a qualification completed outside FInland (copy of original degree certificate and its official Finnish/Swedish/English translation)
  • with an EB, IB or Reifeprüfung Diploma (copy of qualification certificate)
  • to Master’s degree programme (copy of bachelor’s degree certificate, including transcript of records, and employment certificates for at least three years of work experience after completing the bachelor’s degree).

Copy of document exempting from tuition fees

The tuition fees concern non-EU/EEA degree students who start their studies in English-taught Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes. Submit a copy of the document exempting you from the tuition fee by the given deadline. Citizens of Finland are not required to provide proof of their citizenship as it will be verified from the population register.

You are exempted from paying tuition fees if you provide a copy of one of the documents:

  • Passport or identity card to indicate the citizenship of EU/EEA/Switzerland
  • Continuous residence permit card in Finland, Type A permit or
  • Permanent residence permit card in Finland, Type P permit or
  • EU residence permit for third-country citizens with long-term residence card in Finland (Type P-EU) or
  • EU Blue Card in Finland or
  • EU Family Member’s Residence Card in Finland

Please check more detailed information with the title “Am I required to pay the tuition fees” at Studyinfo.fi.

Eligibility requirement and admission criteria

Bachelor’s degree programmes

You can apply to a Bachelor’s degree programme if you have completed

In addition good skills in the English language are required. Your language skills are evaluated in the entrance examination.

Admission criteria

The students are selected solely on the basis of the entrance examination.

The student selection is always conditional until the university of applied sciences has checked all qualification certificates used for applying. The admission may be withdrawn if the certificates are not delivered by a given deadline or if the applicant has given false information on his/her qualifications.

For further information on the student selection methods, please see the programme description on Studyinfo.fi.

Master’s degree programmes

You can apply to Master’s Degree Programme in International Business Management if you have completed

  • an UAS Bachelor’s degree in the field of business and administration or other appropriate higher education degree and
  • at least three years of subsequent work experience in a relevant field.

In addition good skills in the English language are required. Your language skills are evaluated in the entrance examination.

Work experience

The work experience can be accumulated as from the date of award of the final degree certificate and obtained no later than 31 July 2018.

Work experience should be indicated in full months. When converting part-time work into its full-time equivalent, 150 hours or 20 working days lasting at least 7 hours per day correspond to one month of work. Work experience does not have to be continuous or obtained working for the same employer. The amount of work experience points awarded for simultaneous employment relationships may not exceed the amount awarded for full-time employment.

Entrepreneurship is accepted as work experience if you can produce a certificate attesting that you have been covered under the statutory YEL or MYEL pension scheme in Finland. Enterprising activities abroad should be substantiated with comparable official documents.

Military or non-military national service, women’s voluntary military service or child-care leave will not be counted towards work experience.

Admission criteria

Students are selected on the basis of points received from the entrance examination. The applicant must score at least 20/100 points in order to qualify for admission.

The student selection is always conditional until the university of applied sciences has checked all qualification certificates used for applying. The admission may be withdrawn if the certificates are not delivered by a given deadline or if the applicant has given false information on his/her qualifications.

Entrance examinations

BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING, Environmental Engineering, Mikkeli Campus

Date and time: Thursday, 9 August 2018, at 12.30-15.00 + interview

Place: Mikkeli Campus, Patteristonkatu 3, Building A, 50100 MIKKELI (map)

The entrance examination includes a written test  and a short interview. The written test measures the applicant’s suitability for the field of study and learning prerequisites. The applicant’s English language proficiency will be assessed in the entrance examination.

Applicants must meet the minimum point requirement (10/40) and pass the language evaluation in order to qualify for admission.

 

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, International Business, Kouvola Campus

Date and time: Tuesday, 14 August 2018, at 10.00-13.00 + interview

Place: Kouvola Campus, Paraatikenttä 7, 45100 KOUVOLA (map)

The entrance examination includes a written exam and an interview. The applicant’s English language proficiency will be assessed in the entrance examination.

The applicant must meet the minimum point requirement (10/40) and pass the language evaluation in order to qualify for admission.

 

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, International business management, Kouvola Campus

Date and time: Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 9.00-15.00 (registration 8.30-9.00)

Place: Kouvola Campus, Paraatikenttä 7, 45100 KOUVOLA (map)

The entrance examination includes a written exam and an interview. The applicant’s English language proficiency will be assessed in the entrance examination.

The applicant must score at least 20/100 points in order to qualify for admission.

 

Entrance examination locations

In supplementary application, the entrance examination must be completed for the degree programme you are applying to, examinations completed in other UAS are not accepted.

The examinations are only arranged in Finland and it is not possible to take part in the examination at other location than the one provided.

It is possible to apply with an equivalent examination result completed in joint application in spring 2018 by informing the Admission Services about it by email on 6 August 2018 at the latest.

Special arrangements

You may request for special arrangements for taking the entrance examination on particular grounds. Further information available on the website for Entrance examinations.

The request for special arrangements in supplementary application must be submitted to Admission Services as soon as possible, on 6 August 2018 at the latest.

Appeal

According to the legislation in Finland, an applicant has a right to request for adjustment to the decision concerning student selection within 14 days of publishing the results of student admission.

If you believe that there has been a mistake in the student selection and the admission criteria have not been applied correctly, you must first contact admission services at the university of applied sciences where the student admission decision has been made. If the decision was made at Xamk, contact: admissions@xamk.fi.

If this does not clarify the matter, you can make a written request for adjustment to the decision regarding student admission.

A request for adjustment must specify the name and contact information of the person making the request, the decision that the request for adjustment concerns, the points of the decision that adjustment is sought for and  the grounds for the request for adjustment. If necessary, supporting documents can be attached to the request.

The request for adjustment concerning student selection at South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences is addressed to the Examination committee and delivered to:

South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences
Examination committee
Paraatikenttä 7, 45100 Kouvola

or

by email to tutkintolautakunta@xamk.fi, topic of the message stating “Request for rectification for the Examination committee”.

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.

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