To make a difference, you have to be the difference. The professions of tomorrow are created today at South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences – Xamk. Gain the skills, become an expert and define a new era of work.


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Xamk offers you a journey of a lifetime. Read the top 5 reasons why you should study with us and choose Xamk as your perfect study destination.

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Stories and insights from our current students.

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New brochure about studying at Xamk

Want to know more about studying in Finland and Xamk? Interested in studying in English? Please download our latest brochure.

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Student life

It’s your time to enjoy student life and create wonderful memories.

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The happiest country in the world


Finland is the happiest country in the world. The Global Happiness Report has ranked Finland first for the fifth year in a row.
What is the secret? Find out what Finland is all about: nature, an excellent education system, a welfare state and unique culture. Finland is a great place to study for international students.

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Home for innovation

Our guideline is the idea of unlimited learning and research. We look at the world in a new way. At the same time, we concentrate on solving and tackling the global problems we face in the world today – together with our students.

What's the difference between university and university of applied sciences?

Finland has two types of higher education institutions: universities and universities of applied sciences (UAS). Studies at a university of applied sciences (UAS) focus on professional and practical know-how and skills.

Entrepreneurial culture

One of Xamk’s primary ambitions is to foster entrepreneurship. n Xamk you have the opportunity to develop your own individual skills and refine your ideas already during your studies. You can also join our community without your own business idea and work as a team with other like-minded people. In Xamk we organize all kinds of events and projects regarding entrepreneurship of which many also find inspiration for their future as well as training opportunities.

Master School

Build the career path of your choice in Master School, the learning community for Master’s degree students at Xamk.

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Information about applying and studying

How to apply

Instructions for applying, information on entry exams and statistics related to applying.

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Study guide

Find the descriptions and curricula of the degree programmes on our online study guide.

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Admission services

Contact us by email or by phone +358 50 345 8602 or +358 50 3125 031.

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Student Union Kaakko is for you

Join the Studeny Union and you will get access to student benefits.

Welcome new students to Xamk

New student’s checklist- helps you to remember the most important things before the studies begin.