Welcome to Xamk

Xamk is a higher education institution offering studies in English in many different study fields. We have campuses in the towns of Kotka, Kouvola, Mikkeli and Savonlinna, located in the beautiful
region of South-Eastern Finland.

Students from partner institutions of Xamk are welcome to apply for the following studies.

If you wish to have more information about the content of the programmes or courses available, please ask more!

Mirka Jääskeläinen, mirka.jaaskelainen(at)xamk.fi


Culture exchange students coming to Xamk’s Kouvola Campus, have the possibility to attend courses from a variety of different fields of design and restoration.

The aim of the programmes is to introduce the students to various ways of working with different materials. Exchange students are working on real projects in the workshops and classrooms, along side the Finnish degree students.


Selections of culture courses can be a combination from the following fields!

    • Game Design
    • Graphic design
    • Restoration
    • Product & service design
    • Interior architecture & furniture design
    • Fashion & Costume design

A full 30 ECTS pr semester is not available in each design field, and spaces are limited in each course
The main tuition language is Finnish for the culture courses. However, instruction in English is provided when needed.

Follow the link to get the list of available courses in the culture department for the Autumn semester 2024

Culture course list Autumn 2024

Erasmus+ Applicants


Creating your OLA (Online Learning Agreement)

As an applicant you need to prepare the Online Learning Agreement (OLA) according to your home institution’s guidelines.
If your home institution is not using OLA,  please upload the fully signed Erasmus+ Learning agreement as PDF to SoleMOVE
when creating the application.

In addition to OLA you need to fill in your course wishes to the Proposed Study Plan section in SoleMOVE when creating the application.

Non erasmus+ Applicants

Please upload the fully signed Study Plan as PDF to SoleMOVE when creating the application. 
In addition to the signed Study Plan you need to fill in your course wishes to the Proposed Study Plan section in SoleMOVE when creating the application.

Study Plan Template

More information

Information about Xamk and Finland

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Proceed to application

Two application periods: 1.4.-15.5. and 15.9.-1.11.

Apply now!