Why choose Xamk, and when can you apply?
South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (Xamk) is a higher education institution with focus on responsible wellbeing, technology, and creative industries.
We train skilled professionals for the needs of the future and promote entrepreneurship, international activities, as well as solutions to develop business life. We employ over 900 professionals.
We have over 11 500 students, and we offer over 40 Bachelor’s degree programmes as well as over 30 Master’s degree programmes. In addition, Xamk Pulse offers the largest selection of Open UAS courses in Finland as well as plenty of other opportunities for continuing education.
Our Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) activities are an essential aspect of our regional and social influence. Our focus areas are Digital Economy, Sustainable Wellbeing, Logistics and Seafaring, as well as Forest, the Environment and Energy.
We offer our expertise for companies and communities through cooperation that ranges from RDI activities to practical training, projects, and theses. In addition, our 11 research units produce multidisciplinary expert knowledge as well as services such as product development, measurement, and analysis.
Our fields of education:
Engineering and Forestry
Health Care, Rehabilitation and Sports
Business, Safety and Security
Game Programming and ICT
Design and Restoration
Marine Technology and Logistics
Social Services and Youth Education
Tourism and Hospitality Management
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Xamk has four modern campuses located in Kymenlaakso end Southern Savonia regions in Finland. Campuses are conveniently located in the town centre or nearby.
The range of services on campus is wide: restaurants, cafés, libraries, indoor and outdoor sport and leisure facilities, as well as services to promote studying and student well-being.
The learning environments – classrooms, auditoriums, laboratories, workshops, etc. – are modern and comfortable. In addition to providing education, all campuses engage in a diverse range of research and development activities and provide services.
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Xamk has taken social responsibility and sustainability into its strategical priorities and as part of all daily activities.Learn more
Xamk is a strong implementer of RDI activities and it is currently Finland’s largest UAS in the field of RDI, based on external financing alone.More about research, development and innovations
Xamk constantly develops the quality of education, RDI activities, business services and support services based on the user and customer feedback we receive.Read more
You can read about know-how of the South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences in our publication series.Have a look
Xamk has a large partner network in tens of different countries. We receive approximately 600 international students each year, representing over 60 countries.Learn more
Our students can be assigned with projects, commissioned to conduct a thesis study or instructed to perform various tasks as part of their mandatory practical training.Learn more
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.Read more
Xamk provides companies, individual people and organisations with a wide range of expert, meeting and restaurant services as well as continuing education services.Learn more
Xamk Open University of Applied Sciences is the largest and most popular Open University of Applied Sciences in Finland.Live to learn
Publications are published in all fields, including study and teaching materials, research and development as well as services.Read more