You can apply for the study places still available for the studies beginning in August 2019 at Xamk in the supplementary application.

 

  • Submit your application on Studyinfo.fi during 1-6 August 2019 (by 3 pm Finnish time).
    • Attach the required documents to the application form by 6 August (3 pm Finnish time).
  • Take part in the entry exam.
    • The exams are arranged during 13-16 August. Invitation to the exam will be sent by email within 1-2 days after the application has closed.
  • Wait to receive information about your result by email. The admission results are announced as soon as possible after the entrance exams.
  • If admitted, confirm the study place within 10 days of publishing the results of student admission.
  • The studies begin as follows, please see the programme-specific instructions on our website for new students: www.xamk.fi/new-student:
    • Environmental Engineering: Tue 20 August 2019
    • Digital International Business (Bachelor): Mon 19 August 2019
    • International Business Management (Master): Thu 22 August 2019

Degree programmes in supplementary application

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

 

Environmental Engineering

Flexible studies and eco-friendly town

Daria Chekalskaia, Environmental Engineering

Digital International Business

Study in a quality facility with modern equipment.

Swan, Digital International Business

International Business Management

Totally new things to use in my daily work

Riku Toimela, International Business Management

Applying in supplementary application

Application form

The application form is submitted at www.studyinfo.fi . (Search for 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.

You can apply to 1-6 study programmes included in the Xamk supplementary application using the same the application form. The order of preferences is not considered in the supplementary application. If you are applying also for the degree programmes conducted in Finnish, please see information about the application process on our website in Finnish. Please note that applying to many degree programmes may require taking part in several entry exams.

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 Tuesday 6 August 2019, 3 pm (Finnish time).

Please note that if you have already accepted a study place from a study programme beginning in autumn 2019 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. You can make changes on your application form through a link in the confirmation email sent to your email address after submitting the application form, or by contacting the Admission Services. If you have online banking codes from a bank in Finland, a Finnish mobile certificate or Finnish electronic ID-card, you can also make changes through My Studyinfo service.

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.

Enclosures

Please attach certificate copies to the application form on Studyinfo.fi by 6 August 2019 (3 pm, Finnish time):

  • if you apply with a qualification completed outside Finland: attach a copy of original degree certificate and its official Finnish/Swedish/English translation
  • if you apply to a Bachelor’s programme with an EB, IB or Reifeprüfung Diploma: attach a copy of qualification certificate
  • if you apply to the Master’s degree programme: attach employment certificates for at least three years of work experience after completing the bachelor’s degree.

Certificate copies of qualifications completed in Finland are not required as the information can generally be checked from the national database.

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. Attach a copy of the document exempting you from the tuition fee to your application form 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.

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 6 August 2019.

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

  • 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 any other time or location than the one provided.
  • It is possible to apply with an equivalent examination result completed in joint application in spring 2019 by informing the Admission Services about it by email on 6 August 2019, 3 pm Finnish time at the latest.
  • Invitation to the exam will be sent by email within 1-2 days after the application has closed.
  • Special arrangements in entrance examinations: You may request for special arrangements for taking the entrance examination on particular grounds. Further information available on the website for Entrance examinations. The application for special arrangements with required attachments must be submitted by 6 August 2019, 3 pm Finnish time.

 

BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING, Environmental Engineering, Mikkeli Campus

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.

Prior UAS entrance exams in the field of engineering are available here.

Exam details:

  • Date and time: Tuesday, 13 August 2019, at 10.00-12.00 + interview
  • Place: Mikkeli Campus, Patteristonkatu 3, Building A, 50100 MIKKELI (map)
  • Bring with you to the exam:
    • official, valid ID (e.g. Finnish driver’s licence or passport)
    • writing equipment (pen, eraser, sharpener, ruler).

Calculators, mobile phones and other electronic devices as well as formula books and dictionaries are not allowed in the exam.

Café and lunch services are available on campus at one’s own cost.

 

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, Digital International Business, Kouvola Campus

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

The examination is based on pre-reading material. Please find the pre-reading material and instructions for the examination here. The material is not allowed to be used during the examination.

All parts of the examination must be completed successfully. In addition, the applicant must meet the minimum point requirement (10/40) and pass the language evaluation in order to qualify for admission.

Exam details:

  • Date and time: Wednesday, 14 August 2019, at 10.00-13.00 + interview
  • Place: Kouvola Campus, Paraatikenttä 7, 45100 KOUVOLA (map)
  • Bring with you to the exam:
    • official, valid ID (e.g. Finnish driver’s licence or passport)
    • writing equipment (pen, eraser, and if needed sharpener, ruler).

Calculators, mobile phones and other electronic devices as well as the use of dictionaries or the pre-reading material is not allowed in the exam.

Café and lunch services are available on campus at one’s own cost.

 

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, International Business Management, Kouvola Campus

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.

Exam details:

  • Date and time: Friday, 16 August 2019, 10.00-16.00
  • Place: Kouvola Campus, Paraatikenttä 7, 45100 KOUVOLA (map)
  • Bring with you to the exam:
    • official, valid ID (e.g. Finnish driver’s licence or passport)
    • writing equipment

Café and lunch services are available on campus at one’s own cost.

Kouvola Campus

Map and more information

Mikkeli Campus

Map and more information

Request for adjustment

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, Wed-Fri 9 am – 3 pm, Tue 9 am 2.30 pm.

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