Satakunta University of Applied Sciences – SAMK is one of the Finland’s top universities of applied sciences, with modern campuses on the West Coast of Finland, in the Satakunta region. SAMK as a multidisciplinary, internationally oriented university has approximately 6,700 students in 4 different faculties: Healthcare and Welfare, Logistics and Maritime Technology, Service Business, and Technology. Annually, we offer about 1,000 new study places in over 30 degree programs implemented as daytime studies, blended learning or completely online. We have 7 Bachelor’s and 4 Master’s Degree Programs conducted completely in English. Furthermore, we offer different types of continuing education, open university studies as well as summer courses.
SAMK is truly international with a wide international network. Every year SAMK attracts over 300 international degree and exchange students from almost 60 countries. SAMK has over 200 partner universities all over the world.
SAMK is the only higher education institution in the region offering degree programs taught in English. Apart from English language studies, foreigners living in the region with sufficient Finnish language skills have the opportunity to apply for Finnish language degree programs as well. From SAMK you can graduate as a Physiotherapist, a Gerontologist, an Engineer, a Rehabilitation counsellor, a Visual Artist, a Sea Captain, a Bachelor of Hospitality Management, a Nurse, a Bachelor of Social Sciences, a Bachelor of Business Administration. Exchange students are also welcome to complete English language studies on different fields at a minimum length of one semester.
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