Instructions for new students

All student selection results for the spring application round have been published.

Congratulations for the admitted students!

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Supplementary application

Some study places are still available for degree programmes beginning in autumn 2021. Application is open during 2-5 August 2021!

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Next application period

Interested in applying to Xamk? Our next application periods are:

Next supplementary application: 2.-5.8.2021
Next joint application periods are: 1.-15.9.2021 and 5.-19.1.2022

Instructions for applying

Enrol for Open UAS path studies

There is no application process to path studies, instead we take students in the order of enrolment. Next enrolment takes place in August 4.-10.8. Please remember that if you are not a citizen of Finland, it is possible that you have to have a valid residence permit in order to study in the Open UAS. You cannot get a residence permit based on Open UAS studies. Please check our course calendar.

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Current issues

Xamk receives a quality label

The Finnish Education Evaluation Centre (FINEEC) conducted its first audit of South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (Xamk) and awarded it a quality label that is valid for six years. Xamk’s quality system meets the national criteria for quality management in higher education institutions and corresponds to the European quality management principles and guidelines.

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Xamk will continue in the hybrid model of teaching in the autumn

All current instructions on coronavirus will be updated on the Xamk website.

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Why choose Xamk?

Discover why you should study with us!

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Bachelor's degree programmes

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Master's degree programmes

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Open University of Applied Sciences

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Micro courses by Xamk Pulse

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Our vision

Xamk is an international institute of higher education with the whole world as its campus. We are a significant research and development unit.

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Quality and Evaluation

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Research and Development

As a research and development organisation, South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences is focused on enhancing the vitality of its region of operations. The goal is to promote business, expertise and competitiveness in the region, and generate novel national and international innovations.

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Explore our campuses

Kotka Campus

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Kouvola Campus

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Mikkeli Campus

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Savonlinna Campus

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Open university of applied sciences (OUAS)


Studies at Xamk Open University of Applied Sciences are intended for all regardless of age or educational background. We offer online studies and open studies in English! We also offer online studies in Russian.


Course calendar

Course Calendar

Sexual health and rights, 5 ECTS cr

Time: 29 November 2021 - 16 January 2022
Enrollment is now open!


Supporting self-management in task-oriented stroke physiotherapy, 5 ECTS cr

Time: 1 September - 30 November 2021
Enrollment is now open!


Assessment and task-oriented physiotherapy in stroke rehabilitation (nonstop), 5 ECTS cr

Time: 16 August - 16 November 2021
Enrollment is now open!



Online studies in Russian

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