Information for New Students

Master's Degree in International Business Management

Welcome to study at Kajaani University of Applied Sciences! On this page you can find the essential information and materials you will need to get started with your studies at KAMK. 

Confirming the Study Place
After the student selections are final, an email will be sent to you with information on the offered study place. The email will be sent to the address you gave in your application. 

Results are announced on 28 June 2019, at the latest. Start visa/residence permit application procedure immediately if needed. Please note that after you have been accepted as a student, any study options with lower preference have been cancelled automatically. 

To confirm the offered place, you must accept the study place and enroll by 8 July 2019, 3:00 p.m online at Studyinfo. According to one-place-per-student –provision, a student may accept only one study place included in joint applications leading to a higher education degree during one academic semester. If we do not receive your confirmation by the given deadline, you will lose the offered study place. The confirmation is binding.
Tuition Fee Payment

The tuition fee for non-EU/EEA citizens at KAMK is 6 000 euros per academic year. There are no scholarships available for the first study year.

The tuition fee for the first academic year must be paid when confirming the study place. It is not possible to pay in installments. The non-EU/EEA students who have been accepted to study at KAMK will receive an email with instructions on how to make the online payment for tuition fee. Read more

Original School Certificates
Please be prepared to present the original certificate (in national language) at the beginning of the studies. The copies will be compared to the original certificates. If there are discrepancies between the original certificates and the copies submitted the UAS has the right to cancel the study place of the selected student if the correct information on the original certificate does not consequently entitle the student to a study place at Kajaani University of Applied Sciences.

Admission to the University of Applied Sciences is therefore conditional until certificates have been checked and successfully compared with the original certificates. 
Starting the Studies

The Master's degree studies are part-time and will be arranged mostly online. The studies include two intensive weeks during the academic year. The first intensive week takes place in Kajaani, Finland between 9 and 13 September 2019. New students are expected to be present on the intensive weeks. Please let us know if you need an invitation letter to participate the intensive week.

 In case the students is not granted a visa to join the intensive week, the programme coordinator will decide about the continuation of the studies.

Intensive Weeks 2019 - 2020

The intensive weeks take place on

The third compulsory intensive week will be arranged in September 2020 (4 days). 

For accommodation during the intensive weeks, please see the options:
- Sokos Hotel Valjus
- Scandic Hotel Kajanus
- Hotel Kajaani

Visa application

A visa is an entry permit for a short, temporary visit of less than 90 days. Please make sure whether you need a visa to participate the intensive study weeks in Finland and apply accordingly. Read more:

Please note that as the studies are arranged part-time and online, the students are not expected to be present in Kajaani outside the intensive weeks.  

Contact Information
Programme Coordinator, Ms Jaana Lappalainen (jaana.lappalainen(at)
Student Services, Ms Kirsi Sievers (kirsi.sievers(at)