Xamk is the 5th largest university of applied sciences in Finland. We provide education in eight fields of study, participate in research and development and provide services to the businesses and residents of the area. There are campuses in four towns: Kotka, Kouvola, Mikkeli and Savonlinna.
International cooperation is an important part of our profile, with more than 350 partner educational institutions around the globe.
Xamk is a strong implementer of RDI activities and it is currently Finland’s largest university of applied sciences in the field of RDI, based on external financing alone. There are over 170 ongoing projects annually, in which our experts find, test and develop new products and services, or conduct research for future needs.
At Xamk, you will get to build your competence in a way that benefits the whole workplace community by closely cooperating with local organisations and businesses, as well as our partner institutions and companies. Also, you can further improve your skills by participating in training workshops and development days, and complete studies free of charge via Xamk Open University of Applied Sciences. The personnel is also entitled to allocate a certain number of working hours to personal professional development.
The personnel of Xamk are entitled to comprehensive occupational health care services including e.g. specialist care as per the occupational health care services action plan. Also, occupational physiotherapist services and gyms are available.