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Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

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  • 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
  • 2006: Bachelor's Degree in Tourism (in English) begins 
  • 2009: Bachelor's Degree in Sports and Leisure Management begins
  • 2017: Bachelor's Degree in Tourism is re-launched 
  • 2018: Bachelor's Degree in Esports begins
  • 2018: First Master's Degree in English begins
  • 2022: Full-time Master's Degree begins


We offer a wide selection of English-taught Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees that provide valuable core knowledge, hands-on experience and networking opportunities in your future industry. Finland is known worldwide for providing extremely high-quality education, and KAMK continues this tradition within our including Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees delivered fully in English. 


In addition to education and training, we provide diverse expertise for companies, public organisations and private individuals. The purpose of Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) research, development and innovation activities is to develop customers’ products, services and processes and to conduct needs-based applied research. The activities of KAMK RDI are founded in robust specialist expertise, well-functioning partnerships and highly skilled expertise in project work. 

RDI Services is in charge of RDI activities at KAMK. Approximately 60-70 development projects are implemented each year and they are mainly funded by the EU through various funding programmes. RDI activities form a quarter of Kajaani University of Applied Sciences’ turnover and employee work years.


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. 

Housing services

  • All our facilities are located within a single campus area near the city center, within easy walking distance of each other. Student accommodation is available in neat, modern apartments on campus and students can enjoy the outstanding natural surroundings for a wide range of leisure and sports activities. 

Library services

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences library and information services are at everyone's disposal - both students and other inhabitants of Kainuu. You may borrow books and research study-related materials from the variety of databases we offer. We also offer guidance and advice on how to find the information you need to succeed in your assignments. 

Medical services

Degree students studying for a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in a University of Applied Sciences will be entitled to use services of the Finnish Health Service (FSHS).

The FSHS responsibility is to provide students with health and medical care services. Students are required to pay a student healthcare fee to the Finnish Social Security Institution (Kela) for each academic semester.

Student Life

Campus life

The campus of Kajaani University of Applied Sciences is located in the Vimpelinlaakso, within walking distance from the services of Kajaani town centre.There are three cafés on campus, as well as the student restaurant foX. One of the cafés, Kaffé Tauko, is run by the Student Union KAMO and it also serves as a KAMO's service point. On campus there is a gym and sports facilities for students. KaMove provides high-quality low-threshold sports services for the students in the campus sports facilities and the surrounding area. 

Sports facilities

  • KaMove produces sports services accessible for all skill levels for students. Activities take place in the areas and sports locations of KAMK campus. The goal of KaMove is to enhance the wellbeing of KAMK students and to make possible for everyone to do sports throughout the studies.

  • KaMove offers instructed group exercises, possibility to use the ball shifts in sport hall and gym on campus. 

Student clubs

The student union at Kajaani University of Applied Sciences, commonly referred to as KAMO, supports students and their life during their time at the university.


The quality  assurance system of Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) has passed the audit conducted by the Finnish Education Evaluation Centre (FINEEC) in 2021. The quality label is valid until 24 March 2027.

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