South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences

South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences

South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences – Xamk is a higher education institution with focus on forest bioeconomy, wellbeing, and digital data. We work responsibly for a better tomorrow.

Skilled professionals for the work of the future

We train skilled professionals for the needs of the future and promote entrepreneurship, international activities, as well as solutions to develop business life.

Over 12,000 future experts are studying in our Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes. Our schools are:

  • Technology
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Business and Culture

We also improve the possibilities of continuous learning. Xamk is the largest open higher education institution in Finland.

Solving the challenges of the world of work and business

Our research, development, and innovation (RDI) activities are an essential aspect of our regional and social influence. Our focus areas are Digital Economy, Sustainable Wellbeing, Logistics and Seafaring, as well as Forest, the Environment and Energy. We are pioneers in oil spill response, wood fiber processing, and user-centered design.

The research infrastructure of our campus cities in Kouvola, Kotka, Mikkeli, and Savonlinna directly serves the businesses in our regions. We develop innovative solutions in areas such as new logistics, green transition, cybersecurity, and digital business solutions.

We offer our expertise for companies and communities through cooperation that ranges from RDI activities to practical training, projects, and theses. In addition, our 11 research units produce multidisciplinary expert knowledge as well as services such as product development, measurement, and analysis.

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