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 studies in Forestry where studies are arranged in the autumn term. It is possible to complete 30 ECTS credits by combining courses in Forestry and Environmental engineering. Language of instruction is English.


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

Ulla Vuorinen, ulla.vuorinen@xamk.fi

Content of studies

Forestry education in Xamk has long roots (since 1905) and modern outfit. Our aim is to keep the education practice oriented. To do this we receive great assistance from companies and experts working in forestry business, many of them are our alumnies. Xamk also has a small training forest where students can test their skills in practise.

Package in Forestry for exchange students includes such courses as Finnish forestry, Logging technology and Possibilities of wood energy. You learn to recognize common trees and forest herbs and  get knowledge in handling and transporting energy wood. You also learn to know principles of working with harvester and forwarder.

Course list autumn 2020

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Erasmus+ Learning agreement for Forestry Mikkeli

Learning agreement

Study plan for non-Erasmus applicants

Study plan

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Information about Xamk and Finland

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Proceed to application

Two application periods: 1.4.-15.5.2020 and 15.9.-1.11.2020.

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