Student Health Care Services

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences has its own student health care centre called VITAL. The VITAL health-care services are available to all our students. VITAL is located in Tietoa 1 building (Ketunpolku 1).

VITAL's nursing staff is available 

  • without an appointment from Monday to Friday at 8.00 - 9.30 or
  • over the phone from Monday to Friday at 12.00 - 12.45.
  • other times by appointment
  • a doctor is available 3-5 days a week, appointments through the nurses

First year students may book an appointment for a health check-up during their first year.   

The services of a public health nurse are free of charge. A fee will be charged for seeing the doctor at the Student Health Centre. The fee is 20,90 € per visit and it will be charged for the three first visits in one year. Please note that the fee may be higher for students who are non-EU-citizens and not registered their home municipality in Finland.

Contact information:
School of Business
Ms Ira Hyttinen
Tel. +358 44 797 4894
Email. ira.hyttinen(a)

School of Tourism and Sports
Ms Päivi Haverinen
TEL. + 358 44 797 4892
Email. paivi.m.haverinen(a)

Important links:
How to proceed if you need urgent treatment? 
How to use the emergency number 112?


The Town of Kajaani has an insurance which covers students while they are inside the UAS buildings, on their way to and from the UAS (shortest route) and during practical training. In case of an accident, contact the supervising teacher immediately to report the accident.