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 and on-site 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.


Xamk’s Tailored Education offering consists of different types of non-degree leading education, such as diploma, top-up and tailor-made programmes, summer schools, as well as Micro Courses and Educational Travel products.

Diploma programmes provide a pathway for students with a bachelor’s degree to advance to a master’s programme.

Top-up programmes are aimed at degree-holding students, who hope to earn for example qualifications to work in the EU area.

Summer schools are intensive programmes targeted for university students. Summer schools last from 1 to 3 weeks and provide ECTS credits.

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 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.

Tailor-made programmes can be arranged in various study fields. Contact us for more information.


Educational Travel

As a part of our Global Education Services we have developed different types of Educational Travel (EduTravel) packages which give you the possibility to get familiarized with Xamk’s education methods, pedagogical solutions and our campuses. You will gain insight into how things are done at Xamk and have the possibility to learn something new.

EduTravel product categories


Micro Courses

Edufication offers Micro Courses made in-house on various exciting topics, ranging from climate change, to personal development, and everything in-between.

Micro Courses offer a quick and convenient way to learn new skills. Edufication courses are designed to be completed in bite-sized chunks, at your own pace.

Edufication online store

Xamk Pulse

Xamk Pulse Open University of Applied Sciences is the largest and most popular Open University of Applied Sciences in Finland. Xamk Pulse studies are intended for all regardless of age or educational background.

Whether you are interested in an individual course or more extensive studies, you can pick and choose from a wide variety of courses offered by Pulse.

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Xamk Open University Focus on Finland


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Contact us!

Mr Grigory Budin
Senior Education Export Specialist 
+358 44 702 8484

Ms Minna Hämäläinen
Education Export Specialist (edutravel)
+358 40 826 6062


South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences – Xamk
P.O. Box 68 (Patteristonkatu 3 D)
FI-50101 Mikkeli

Ms Anu Pirttimäki 
Education Export Specialist (marketing)
+358 44 702 8237

Mr Xingyu Chen
Education Export Assistant (China, summer school)
+358 50 473 1803

Ms Claudia Riva
Project Worker (summer school)
+358 50 479 7318


Mr Tomi Numento 
Education Export Specialist (China)
+358 40 842 0628

Ms Oxana Turko
Education Export Specialist (CIS area)
+358 46 923 3080