The new South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences – Xamk – started on 1 January 2017 when Kymenlaakso and Mikkeli Universities of Applied Sciences merged.
Xamk provides a broad range of education services.
Research, development and innovation activities (RDI) are one of the mandated tasks of universities of applied sciences. Universities of applied sciences produce research data and new methods as well as products and services according to regional needs. In addition, RDI activities serve studies at the universities of applied sciences and their development. RDI activities are guided by e.g. EU and regional strategies.
Our focus areas include:
The studies enable you to build a career path that is based on your own interests. You may choose complementary courses from the extensive range of courses provided by Xamk:
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Xamk provides companies, individual people and organisations with a wide range of expert, meeting and restaurant services as well as continuing education services. In addition, the range of services includes the high-quality facilities and devices of Xamk’s laboratories.
Companies can also benefit from the skills of the university of applied sciences students by hiring a trainee or a student who can do their thesis on a topic relevant to the company.
Xamk has campuses in four towns: Kotka, Kouvola, Mikkeli and Savonlinna. The range of services on our 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 Library services of South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences provides library services to the students and staff of Xamk in Kotka, Kouvola, Mikkeli, and Savonlinna.
The library staff gives assistance and guidance in using the library and information resources. Some services are also available electronically via Kaakkuri-Finna.
Xamk has four modern campuses located in Kymenlaakso end Southern Savonia regions. 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.
In South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences works also other student associations. There are a few student associations for each campus:Kotka
Kouvola campus is a nice place to study with friendly teachers and friends and its position is an advantage, it takes 2 hours to Helsinki by VR train. However it does not have many oppertunites to find a job for non Finish study because local companies require Finnish fluency.
XAMK offers me the great opportunities to learn the updated technology. All the courses are diverse and provide different kinds of knowledge.
Versatile, Innovative and Modern Technology University. They offer wide range of studies with various methods of study. Friendly and Competent.
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