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Five reasons to study at KAMK

Are you thinking about your future study place? Here are your reasons why should you choose Kajaani University of Applied Sciences as a study destination!

1. Small study groups and excellent support

The greatest advantage KAMK can offer you is studying in small groups. This can make it easier for you to express yourself and to find new friends. Due to small number of people in one class students are guaranteed to receive any help and individual support from the highly qualified teachers. 

2. Focus on learning by doing

Students are engaged in various exciting group projects where theory is implemented into practice. Also, students are obliged to have 6 month of practical training which is very essential for applying knowledge into practical tasks. In addition, KAMK has connections with leading regional enterprises which cooperate with students via projects and seminars.

3. Study in an international atmosphere

Each year KAMK hosts international exchange and full time students which provides an interesting and inspiring international atmosphere everywhere on the campus! You can choose from a broad variety of English taught courses and as a full-time student you have the possibility to complete part of your studies abroad – for this you can choose from a wide range of partner universities all over the world. Double degree programs and practical training can be also completed in a foreign country. Encouraging internationality is central for KAMK.

4. Perfect living conditions for active students

Due to small size of our cozy town you don´t lose much time for going somewhere in the town (either to university, shopping or your free time activities). Kajaani offers a huge variety of different extra-curricular activities, such as dancing, jogging, language courses and many others. Also, your parents don´t have to be worried as Kajaani is a very safe nest for living. Besides, public transport is excellent both within Kajaani and for travelling around Finland. And by the way:  with a student card, you have 50 %discount on train and bus tickets.

5. Healthy and green environment

Kajaani is a picturesque green area full of forests and lakes. Perfect nature offers unique conditions for both indoor and outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing and hunting. In winter period all area is covered with snow which is hot season for winter sport fans. Snowboarding, skiing and many other activities are preferred by our students and guests. Sport center Vuokatti is located about 30 km from Kajaani where all winter activities are presented.

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