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 practical training in Nursing. You can apply for the autumn term and spring term.

Please ask if you wish to have more information about the possibilities for practical training.

Sari Kärkkäinen, sari.karkkainen(at)xamk.fi

Practical training possibilities


Educational Nursing Manager can arrange placements for exchange students from various different wards in community nursing, surgical and medical nursing, mental health care and so on. Please state out the areas of your interests in your application and we’ll do our best to find suitable wards for you.

During the academic year 2023 – 2024 we can offer placements in

Community nursing
Gerontological nursing
Psychiatric nursing
Mental Health Care nursing
Disability nursing

at the following wards at Mikkeli Central Hospital:

  • Medical nursing ward
  • Surgical nursing ward
  • Surgical care in various units
  • Medical care in various units
  • Neurological nursing ward, ward for rehabilitation patients
  • Dialysis
  • Acute Ward in health care center
  • Psychiatric ward

Please note that all placements/wards are not in the Mikkeli Central Hospital or in the centre of Mikkeli. Travelling costs are at student’s expense.

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Proceed to application

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

Apply now!