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International Summer School at Xamk

Come and join the International Summer School at the South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (Xamk). Xamk provides summer courses in English on Kouvola and Mikkeli campuses between June 1–August 28, 2020. You can choose one course, several courses or spend the whole summer studying at Xamk. Courses are mainly taught by visiting professors from Xamk’s partner institutions. During the summer studies Kouvola and Mikkeli will become home to many international students from around the world.

What are the courses offered?

Xank offers multidisciplinary studies in Business, Tourism, IT and Design on two Campuses:

  • Kouvola (1.6.-19.6.2020 and 3.-28.8.2020)
  • Mikkeli  (6.7.-28.8.2020).

Courses are suitable to students from different study fields and the language of instruction is English. The courses are taught as two-week modules and each of them will award 3 ECTS credits. In addition, there is option of 2 ECTS credits online studies in one of the courses.

All the courses are tuition-free for students applying from Xamk’s partner universities. Otherwise there is a fee of 12 € / ECTS credit.

What else is offered?

You will also be able to enjoy the wide variety of free-time activities like cooking afternoons, hiking, amusement park, cruise on the lake, trips to cities nearby and last but not least sauna and swimming. In addition, you have excellent possibilities to explore the region of South-Eastern Finland on your own.

Kouvola and Mikkeli are situated in South-East Finland and are surrounded by lakes and forests. Both towns’ location makes it easy to visit cities nearby and also Finland’s neighbouring countries such as Sweden, Estonia and Russia.


The application period for Summer School is 1 to 31 March 2020.

The application form can be submitted here.

For further information, please contact Ms Ulla Vuorinen.

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