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International Business Management (Master)

Start your story at KAMK! 

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) is a proactive, genuinely international university in central Finland with a very strong reputation regionally and nationally. We are a vibrant international learning and development community, consisting of approximately 2000 students and 230 experts, operating in our own compact campus area nestled within Kajaani’s stunning natural surroundings. We offer a selection of degrees that are widely respected by the working community, including Bachelor’s and Master's Degrees delivered in English. If you’re interested in taking advantage of the famous Finnish education, you can choose to study International Business, Esports Business, Sports and Leisure Management or Tourism at KAMK. We also offer two Master's degrees delivered fully in English: Master's Degree in International Business Management (part-time, online) and Master's Degree in Global Business management (full-time, on campus). 

For several years in a row, we have been recognized as being among the top universities of applied sciences in Finland to offer high quality education and student guidance (source: Ministry of Education and Culture in Finland). In addition, based on student feedback, the student satisfaction is the highest in Finland at KAMK. Our lecturers approach each student as an individual, helping them to identify and develop their personal areas of expertise. The studies focus on practically integrating education with real working life, and train new professionals in response to current labor market needs.

Our campus facilities incorporate modern technologies like datacenter, game design, 3D printing and robotics labs. We also have a cutting edge smart gym, which uses gaming technologies within a digital environment to deliver fun and effective physical training.

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.

Studying in Finland

Finland is known world-wide for high quality education. The Finnish higher education system consists of two complementary sectors: universities of applied sciences (UAS) and universities. Studies at universities of applied sciences (UAS) in Finland are a practical-oriented alternative to traditional university education and give students an excellent combination of hands-on skills, alongside strong theoretical knowledge. Studies provide professional higher education readying our students for working life and supporting their professional development. Read more about the differences of the university degrees and university of applied sciences degrees.

All Finnish universities and universities of applied sciences are state-recognised, and the Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council regularly audits the quality management systems of these higher education institutions to ensure the level of education remains high. KAMK is therefore a state-recognised university of applied sciences, authorised to offer degree programmes in Finland.



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Further questions?

Do you have questions about the application process to Kajaani University of Applies Sciences? Send email to our admissions team to admissions@kamk.fi

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Combine studying and practising sports:

KAMK co-operates with Vuokatti-Ruka Sports Academy in order to enable competitive athletes to combine sports and studying. Professional coaches and the flexibility in studies guarantee that our student athletes have the possibility to focus on studying as well as sports at the same time.

The student athletes entering KAMK can participate in a training group together with athletes from Kainuu Brigade and vocational school. In Kajaani, there is a possibility to practice floorball, ice-hockey and soccer. If skiing, snowboarding, swimming or volleyball is your sport, the training groups take place in Vuokatti (a famous sports and leisure centre located 35 km from Kajaani).
Participating the sports academy does not replace any courses.

Further information
Mr Kari Partanen, 
Email. kari.partanen(at)kamk.fi