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Internationality at KAMK

KAMK is a proactive, genuinely international university with a strong regional and national profile, located on our own compact campus area in the beautiful natural surrouding of Kajaani. KAMK's international co-operation aims to make more effective use of English-taught degrees, double degree programs, student and staff exchanges and RDI co-operation, as well as offering fee-based courses and international education projects. More information about our English-taught degrees can be found here.

The KAMK’30 strategic objectives include the following: to be an attractive, safe and healthy higher education community, to provide results-oriented and efficient education that fulfills the needs of the region, and to be a nationally and globally attractive partner within selected fields of excellence.

Partner Institutions and Exchange Programmes

KAMK has partner universities and other partners in nearly fifty countries. Each KAMK School has its own cooperation partners. KAMK participates in various exchange programmes that fund the exchange of students, teachers and other staff  abroad. Below you can find information about our partner institutions and some of the exchange programmes in which we participate.  

Erasmus code: SF Kajaani05
PIC code: 949621465
OID: E10105289
SCHAC: kamk.fi

KAMK is a member of the University of the Arctic, UArctic.This membership strengthens KAMK’s operations and guarantees that KAMK is even more actively involved in developing far northern regions. More information on the UArctic network and its members is available on www.uarctic.org.

International Services

Each KAMK school has its own International Coordinator who deals with international affairs as well as teaching. In all matters concerning international affairs please contact the staff of the International Services or the International Coordinators.

International Office

Ms. Meira Kaikkonen
Head of International Affairs
- Partnership agreements
- Institutional Erasmus+ Coordinator
- Outgoing exchange students
- Teacher and staff exchange
- BIP courses
Tel. +358 44 7101 617

Ms. Aino Sanders
Study Affairs Coordinator
- Incoming exchange students
Tel. +358 40 654 8471

Email: international.office(at)kamk.fi

International Coordinators

School of Business and School of Tourism
Ms Kirsi Sievers

School of Sports
Ms Helka Leimu-Pelkonen

School of Information Systems
Mr Tommi Helin / Games, Data Center, Information Technology

School of Health and Social Services
Ms Jaana Härkönen / Nursing

School of Engineering
Ms Kirsi Sievers / Mechanical, Construction and Civil Engineering

Master School
Ms Jaana Lappalainen

Email: firstname.lastname(at)kamk.fi