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 programme or courses available, please ask more: Merja Mäkelä, Departmental academic coordinator, merja.makela@xamk.fi

Application & general matters: Sari Pieviläinen, sari.pievilainen(at)xamk.fi


Production of energy with conventional and alternative technologies

In the field of energy engineering, a strong professional competence is needed. Instructions issued by the various authorities and guiding industry regulations are taken into account while designing the Energy and Environmental Engineering Curricula. Also, the competence elements (knowledge, skills, attitude) are deepen during your studies.
In energy engineering education, curriculum planning core competence consists of the production of energy with conventional and alternative technologies and the ability to evaluate the technical and economic exploitation of the various options. The education is based on energy production in power plants as well as electrical and mechanical engineering, power measurement and control automation equipment and management. Basic engineering skills include a solid mathematical and scientific literacy, too. The degree in Energy Engineering provides you the theoretical qualifications of a power plant supervisor, after the validity of the required work experience is accumulated.

Complementary expertise consists of combinations of features of different options. You can form you a solid power plant expert basis for studying the power plant running on hold and automation-related courses. Energy Efficiency and related service activities in the energy sector are important areas. Complementary studies allow you to become familiar with energy audit activities and clean technologies. Common emphases in South-East Finland University of Applied Sciences degrees (entrepreneurship, digitalization, expertise in Russian) appear qualifications are mandatory studies and to drill down into more through a wide optional studies. Optional languages, as well as related to managerial and leadership studies support a compulsory study.

Modes of mobility

This programme is available in the mode of exchange studies (one- or two-semester long mobility; not leading to a degree).


Read more about exchange destination Kotka (how to get here, student hostel accommodation, orientation before studies begin)


Course list 2023-2024

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Courses in English in Kotka Campus Spring 2024

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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. OLA Responsible person is Principal Lecturer Merja Mäkelä

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

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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!