Mikkeli Campus is located at a former military base with beautiful buildings and surroundings. It has a truly international atmosphere as there are over 300 foreign students from many different countries on campus every year. There are 3500 students and 300 staff members at the campus all together.

International degree programmes conducted in English:

Services on campus

•    Student affairs office and Admissions office
•    student health care, social welfare advisor, psychologist and university chaplain
•    international services
•    Xamk Student Union Kaakko
•    library, reading room for newspapers
•    restaurants: Kasarmina, Dexi, Talli and Café Campus
•    gym, outdoor sports
•    Mikkeli Bowling Hall
•    MOAS apartments for students

Apply to Xamk!

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

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South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences
Mikkeli Campus
Patteristonkatu 3
FI-50100 Mikkeli

Public parking: Ratsurinkuja


Kuva: Aki Loponen, Loma Graphics 2015 MAMK Mikkeli

Kuva: Aki Loponen, Loma Graphics 2014

Finland. View of the town of Mikkeli and frozen lake in a sunny winter day

Kuvaaja : Aki Loponen, Loma Graphics Oy

Kuvaaja : Aki Loponen, Loma Graphics Oy 2016


Mikkeli is a lively town with most beautiful lake scenery, combination of interesting history and traditions, active business, high education and research, culture, nature and internationality. Mikkeli has approximately 50 000 inhabitants and there are over 6000 students studying in the city.

Mikkeli is located in Eastern Finland in an area with many lakes and forests. The town is located not so far away from the metropolitan area, so one can easily get there by bus or train. Mikkeli has an interesting history since the town served as the headquarters of the Finnish army during three wars. That is why you can see ‘Headquarters’ mentioned in many places.

Mikkeli is a lively town not only in summer but also in winter. During the last winters we have enjoyed beautiful ice sculptures as part of international ice festival arranged in the centre of town.

In addition to different festivals, you can enjoy various happenings throughout the year, the world-famous Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra being a good example.

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