Information for New Students
Welcome to Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK)! On this page you can find the essential information and materials you will need to get started with your studies at KAMK.
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.
Please note that after you have been accepted as a student, any study options with lower preference have been cancelled automatically.
All the applicants will receive a result letter by 30 June 2017 notifying of the admission results. The letter will contain the result and points for all the programmes that you applied for in joint application.
Confirmation of Study Place
To confirm the offered place, you must accept the study place and enroll by 14 July 2017, 3:00 p.m online at www.studyinfo.fi. 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.
The tuition fee for non-EU/EEA citizens at KAMK is 6000 euros per academic year. The tuition fee for the first academic year must be paid when confirming the study place. 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.
Copies of Certificates
You must also submit copies of the degree certificates you used for applying for admission (if the copies were sent to KAMK during the application period, no need to send again). Send the copies by email to the Admissions Services.
All the information given during application will be compared to the certificates provided. The university of applied sciences has the right to cancel the study place of the selected student if the information provided during application proves to be incorrect and if the correct information on the certificates does not consequently entitle the student to a study place at KAMK. If you do not submit the requested copies, the study place may be canceled. The copies will not be returned.
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.
Postponing the Start of Studies
In addition to accepting the study place, you need to enroll as an attending or non-attending student for the autumn semester 2017 and for the spring semester 2018. Please note that you may enroll as non-attending for the first study year only for the following reasons:
- completion of military service / civilian service in Finland,
- your own illness or
- maternity / paternity / parental leave.
A certificate must be submitted to prove the reason for absence. Those registering as non-attending because of maternity / paternity / parental leave or military service, may register as non-attending for another year (2 semesters) later during the studies without a specific reason. Those registering as non-attending because of one’s own illness have no further right to register as non-attending later during the studies.
You can find more information on accepting a study place at Studyinfo.