Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) is an international learning and development community which operates in its own compact campus area. KAMK uses internationalisation as a regional development tool. One profile that cuts through all operations at KAMK, smart solutions, is used to steer all activities. 

Top reasons to study here

  • Kajaani University of Applied Sciences organises and works with others as a partner in many regional projects.
  • KAMK is a proactive, genuinely international university of applied sciences with a strong regional and national profile.
  • In addition to education and training, we provide diverse expertise for companies, public organisations and private individuals.

Bachelor's programmes

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (3)
Business & Management (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Education & Training (1)

About

History

  • 1996 - Kajaani University of Applied Sciences amongst the first to be granted permanent status
  • 1998 - The first English-taught programme, Degree Programme in International Business, starts
  • 1999 - Degree Programme in Tourism (in Finnish) begins
  • 1999 - Laboratories established

Education

The schools of KAMK each have one focus area that supports this profile. The focus areas will enable the schools to increase their national status. Integrating the focus areas creates a readiness for international activities in line with the profile.

KAMK in Brief

  • A limited liability company owned by the city of Kajaani
  • Schools: Technology (Engineering, Information Systems), Health and Business (Business, Tourism and Sports)  
  • 9 Bachelor's degrees delivered in Finnish, 4 Bachelor's degrees in English
  • 5 Master's degrees in Finnish, 1 Master's degree in English

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.

KAMK 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.

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Services

Student services

The Study Office is the main information centre for all students. Each school has its own study office where students can sort out study-related matters. The Study Office also gives advice on planning and completing the studies.

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. 

ICT services

The campus has fast network connections and there are 50 customer computers available for public use in the library. 

Medical services

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences has its own student health care centre called VITAL. The VITAL health-care services are available to all our students. 

Student Life

Campus life

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).

Enjoy a lunch at student prices or have a coffee break in the Fox Student Restaurant. The Kisälli teaching and open to order restaurant is also located on campus along with the student health centre, Vital. 

Sports facilities

KaMove offers sports services accessible for all skill levels for students. Activities take place in the areas and sports locations of our campus. Two different kind of gyms, musical exercise room and sport hall. We offer instructed group exercises and possibility to use the ball shifts in sport hall and gyms of the campus independently. The goal of KaMove is to enhance the wellbeing of our students and to make possible for everyone to do sports throughout the studies.

Student clubs

The Kajaani University of Applied Sciences Student Union KAMO organises evening gatherings and parties, winter events and excursions. KAMO also runs kiosk, book selling and photocopying services at student prices on campus. 

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Studying at Kamk, very nice experience. University environment and teacher are very good.

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

studying in here has been great so far teachers are very friendly and helpful.

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

So far, I've enjoyed everything. I wouldn't do any major changes to the program, I think it is working well the way it is right now.

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