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Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

4.1 out of 5 (11 ratings / 11 reviews) Kajaani, Finland
At Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) you can enjoy a cozy study atmosphere in our close-to-nature campus area, located not far from town centre. Our multicultural study groups are small to help building good relationships with fellow students and lecturers. We offer four bachelor's degrees in English; International Business, Esports Business, Sports and Leisure Management and Tourism.

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Education & Training (1)

About

History

In 1996,Kajaani University of Applied Sciences is amongst the first universities of applied sciences in Finland to be granted permanent status.

Education

FINNIPS participates in several education fairs around the world every year. You can come and meet the representatives to hear more about your study options in Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences. See below the list of education fairs we will be attending:

  • 11-12 October: Vietnam Global Education Fair in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • 12-13 October: EDUEXPO Mexico City, Study Abroad Fair in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 26-27 October: China Education Expo (CEE) in Shanghai, China
  • 2-3 November: Korea Study Abroad & Emigration Fair, Seoul, South Korea
  • 9-11 January: Educatio 2020, International Education Expo, Budapest, Hungary

Research

Research and development (R&D) is one of the key functions of Kajaani University of Applied Sciences. Our research and development activity supports working life and regional development in our competence areas.

Kajaani UAS has established close relations with national organisations and companies. Our research and development projects are very business-oriented. We develop products and processes, transfer technology, knowledge and know-how to businesses, companies and other organisations.

There are 50 to 100 persons working in our projects every year. Tens of new projects start every year. Total project budget exceeds 10 million Euros per year.

Career

Recruitment Services provide students with information on and feedback from real-life businesses. We also offer opportunities for discussion between students and employers, guide students in their career planning and promote their opportunities to find employment. Recruitment Services participate in arranging various events and collects information in order to monitor how successful KAMK graduates have been in finding employment.

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Services

Student services

The objective of study guidance and counselling is to support and encourage students to accomplish target-oriented study skills and to become professional experts in their own field.

Here at Kajaani University of Applied Sciences study supervision is the responsibility of all staff members and also staff who are specialised in study supervision and counselling duties.

All our Schools have an International Co-ordinator who deals with international affairs as well as teaching. In all matters concerning international affairs please contact the International Co-ordinators or the staff of the International Office.

Housing services

A company called Kajaanin Pietari provides accommodation for both degree students and exchange students. KAMK International Office books accommodation automatically for all incoming exchange students after accepting their application. The students coming to study for a full degree, should apply for accommodation themselves.

Library services

The KAMK Library, located on campus in the Information Centre, is at your disposal. Its collection of 32 000 volumes is certain to provide you with material for your studies, research and development and business requirements. The library also offers digital materials and has a versatile collection of periodicals.

Student Life

Campus life

You, together with 2000 other students from the different schools, are studying in the Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) Campus area, which is just a short walk away from services in the town centre. Kajaani University of Applied Sciences’ integrated campus area is the only one of its kind in Finland.

KAMK has concentrated on state-of-the-art equipment and study methods, as the campus undergoes a process of constant renewal and development. For example you can opt to complete part of your studies as E-courses (virtual learning).

Sports facilities

KAMK Sports offers both students and members of staff sport- and gym turns and also the possibility to participate in group exercise classes. All activities are arranged on campus and are free of charge. Students and staff can use sports hall and gym in Taito2 -building, Kunnon Syke sports facilities (music exercise classroom and gym) in Tieto2. KAMK Sports aims to offer students different kinds of sports services to support the well-being and overall motivation. KAMK Sports also cooperates with the Student Union KAMO to arrange different kinds of sporty events.

Accreditation

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences is a state-recognized university of applied sciences. Evaluated by the Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council, received a quality label in 2015. We have achieved great success in Finland in Ministry of Education and Culture outcome barometers, in particular the quality of teaching and counseling has been considered the best in Finland for years.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

WE ARE STUDYING ABOUT DIFFERENT KINDS OF OUTDOOR SPORTS WHICH ARE MAINLY ADVENTUROUS. WE ALSO HAVE TO STUDY ABOUT HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT THAT MAKE US ALSO SUITABLE TO WORK IN HOTEL AND RESTAURANTS. OUR STUDY ALSO INCLUDE MANAGEMENT, ACCOUNTING AND MARKETING WHICH CAN HELP US TO BE A FUTURE ENTREPRENEUR .

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My university in Finland is great, I love how the teachers interact with the students and I love that it is practical. The only thing that I can see that could be improved is the knowledge part of the university and the work load. It is rather light. The overall study experience is amazing. They give you freedom to pursue what you love, they support you as far as they can...

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

University of Applied Sciences in Kajaani helps international students to adapt to European standards by providing studies which uncover regulations, laws and life knowledge (for example, tax rates or loan calculations). Moreover, it ensure every student with the necessary knowledge in specific way. Students receive information disscusing it in groups and pointing major...

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