At South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences, Xamk, learning is unlimited.
In addition to full scale degree programmes, we offer a variety of online study opportunities.

“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.”
Albert Einstein


Xamk is a higher education institution focusing on wellbeing, technology and creative industries. We operate in the Southern Savonia and Kymenlaakso regions and have campuses in four towns: Mikkeli, Savonlinna, Kotka and Kouvola.

Xamk is the 5th largest university of applied sciences in Finland providing education in eight fields of study. In all our activities, we promote social, economic, cultural and ecological sustainability. In addition to providing education degrees, Xamk is acknowledged for its wide Online University supply and RDI activities.

Xamk’s educational expertise is based on lifelong online learning, where learning is unlimited. With focus on smart education, we provide an excellent individual learning experience in future-oriented online learning.

Our Global Education Services offer different types of non-degree online education such as Open University online courses, variety of Micro Courses as well as Educational Travel possibilities.

Micro Course is a term used by Xamk for paid online education products with multidisciplinary topics. Courses are mainly short English-language training products focused on specific details. A Micro Course consists of learning modules that include, for instance, short videos, automated learning tasks and other digital materials (including image, sound, text, etc.).

Xamk Open University of Applied Sciences is the largest and most popular Open University of Applied Sciences in Finland. Xamk OUAS studies are intended for all, regardless of age or educational background. The studies do not lead to graduation and are, therefore, not regarded as full-time studies but do accumulate ECTS credits. Online courses in English and Russian are currently free of charge.

Xamk also provides different types of Educational Travel packages for students, teachers, professionals and other individuals through with they can improve their know-how and skills in certain areas with different means of actions. In addition, we provide people with the possibility to get to know Xamk, our ways of teaching and our pedagogical methods.


Micro Courses

Xamk Pulse is a modern, flexible and quick way of learning new skills online. Check the course selection at the web-store

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Tailor-made online programmes

Xamk Pulse Open UAS

Open University of Applied Sciences

Educational Travel


Xamk Open University Focus on Finland


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