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 exchange and double degree studies in Environmental engineering.

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

Ulla Vuorinen, ulla.vuorinen(at)xamk.fi

Content of studies

Are you interested in our living environment and environmental safety, clean technologies for improving environmental conditions and sustainable development?

Studies in Environmental engineering give you a wide approach to environmental field.You will learn causes, consequences and prevention of environmental problems. To safeguard good living environment, internationally competent professionals of environmental technology and management are needed.

The growing need to safeguard clean environment needs more and more environmental technology and management experts. The environmental engineering field is expanding and developing rapidly around the world. In the programme the engineering knowledge and management skills are integrated as this gives the best conditions to get employed in the companies.


Furthermore, the environmental engineering is expanding to the new sectors e.g. event management, supply chain management and, as a horizontal operation, environmental engineering is more and more combined with ICT applications, material technology and process and energy technologies.

During your studies you can get familiar with e.g.:

  • environmental protection
  • environmental safety
  • measuring and monitoring techniques
  • environmental sampling
  • environmental management

The language of instruction is English.

Modes of mobility

Exchange studies

Studies are focused on Sustainable environmental technologies and Environmental management. You can apply for the autumn term, spring term or the whole academic year. It is possible to complete 30 ECTS credits or more/semester. Language of instruction is English.


Double degree studies

The growing challenge of the climate change, the expanding need for clean technologies, environmental health and safety issues and the green economy are trends that benefit the students taking studies in Environmental engineering.

You will study in Mikkeli for one academic year. Only the students of the partner institutions, with who we have a valid double degree agreement, can participate in double degree studies.

List of double degree partner institutions:

  • VNU University of Science, Vietnam

Course list for exchange students 2024-2025

Study plan for double degree students 2024-2025

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!