Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) is a proactive, genuinely international university in central Finland with a very strong reputation regionally and nationally. We are a vibrant international learning and development community, consisting of approximately 2300 students and 230 experts, operating in our own compact campus area nestled within Kajaani’s stunning natural surroundings. We offer a selection of degrees that are widely respected by the working community, including Bachelor’s and Master's Degrees delivered in English. If you’re interested in taking advantage of the famous Finnish education, you can choose to study International Business, eSports Business, Sports and Leisure Management or Adventure Tourism at KAMK.

The Ministry of Education and CUlture closely oversees the quality of higher education in Finland. KAMK has achieved great success in Finland in Ministry's outcome barometers. In particular, the quality of teaching and counselling has been considered the best in Finland for several years running. According to a survey published in Talouselämä magazine in 2011, KAMK was the best university of applied sciences in Finland based on several indicators.

Our lecturers approach each student as an individual, helping them to identify and develop their personal areas of expertise. The studies focus on practically integrating education with real working life, and train new professionals in response to current labor market needs.

Our campus facilities incorporate modern technologies like datacenter, game design, 3D printing and robotics labs. We also have a cutting edge smart gym, which uses gaming technologies within a digital environment to deliver fun and effective physical training. All our facilities are located within a single campus area near the city center, within easy walking distance of each other. Student accommodation is available in neat, modern apartments on campus and students can enjoy the outstanding natural surroundings for a wide range of leisure and sports activities.

Programs taught in:
English

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BBA

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

The Bachelor's Degree in International Business at KAMK focuses on international marketing and digital environments. Find you business brilliance at KAMK! ... [+]

Studying in the Bachelor's Degree in International Business provides you with understanding of the global issues hence preparing you for diverse business opportunities. The programme aims at providing the students with the vital skills needed to work in expert positions in small and medium-sized companies involved in international business. The opportunity to study together with students from different countries and cultures builds your cross-cultural communication and people skills for success in a modern business world.

Upon completion of the required 210 credits within three and a half years, graduates are awarded a Bachelor of Business Administration. The language of instruction in this programme is English. With personal study planning and dedication, it is also possible to complete the degree in a shorter time than the official 3,5 years. ... [-]

Finland Kajaani
August 2019
Full-time
7 semesters
Campus
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Bachelor

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

Gain a deeper understanding of the manifold business operations and business elements of competitive gaming and the vital skills needed to master managing and planning Es ... [+]

Be at the front line of the rapidly growing eSports business! First in Europe, KAMK offers you a chance to study a Bachelor’s Degree in Esports Business. The degree provides you with a deeper understanding of the manifold business operations and business elements of competitive gaming. During the studies, you will gain the vital skills needed to master managing and planning eSports as a business enterprise. Upon completion of the required 210 credits within three and a half years, graduates are awarded a Bachelor of Business Administration.

ADVANCE TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Are you a player but want to deepen your expertise in esports? Do you have what it takes to become a coach? We have all the necessary tools to make you an esports expert in business, coaching, and gaming! The basic studies provide you with the business competence needed to understand the fundamental processes of business operations and the esports landscape. In professional studies, you will study leadership and management, esports event management and managing and planning international operations and also dive in deeper into the eSports landscape and learn about esports business, games, publishers, and the community. The optional studies are a chance to specialize in coaching, event management, game development, entrepreneurship or in R&D projects.... [-]

Finland Kajaani
August 2019
Full-time
42 months
Campus
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Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

Become a sports specialist who understands that sports and exercise contribute significantly to the well-being of individuals and society. ... [+]

During the studies in the Bachelor's Degree in Sports and Leisure Management at Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) you will learn to create commercial sports and leisure services, implement products and events, instruct sports sessions and provide exercise and nutrition counseling. The studies in this degree include topics such as sports and exercise instruction, coaching and endurance and strength training as well as activity tourism and wellness.

Expand and deepen your professional sports competence with further specialization studies (30 ECTS), where you can study commercializing sports services, exergaming (=exercise and gaming combined), adventure tourism or sports coaching, among other specialized subjects. You can also accomplish this package abroad in one of our many partner universities and benefit from their expertise, for example in sports coaching, health promotion or business.... [-]

Finland Kajaani
August 2019
Full-time
7 semesters
Campus
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Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

Developing sustainable nature-based outdoor and wellbeing activities, based on the latest tourism trends and smart tech. ... [+]

The Bachelor's Degree in Adventure Tourism is a unique programme with the emphasis on activity tourism. The students will specialize in adventure tourism or wellbeing tourism. In the adventure tourism module, students will learn to create and commercialize experiences in the form of summer and winter nature and sports tourism activities. The wellbeing tourism module enables students to develop experiental concepts or wellbeing and wellness products as a part of tourism. The degree blends the theory with practice to provide our graduates with the necessary skills to manage quality tourist experiences and to develop and manage tourism businesses with an entrepreneurial attitude.

The theme throughout the degree is innovative creativity, responsible and sustainable tourism enterprise development, internationality and personal development. The degree involves intensive cooperation on a variety of work-based learning assignments conducted with actors and businesses engaged in tourism... [-]

Finland Kajaani
August 2019
Full-time
42 months
Campus
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Studying at Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences
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Ketunpolku 1
FI-87100 Kajaani, Finland
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