Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) is an international higher education institution situated in the region of Satakunta in the beautiful coastal area of Finland. The school has campuses in the picturesque towns of Pori and Rauma. The campus in Pori is brand new and opened its door for students in 2017. It combines innovative Finnish design and functionality in a way that aims to enhance the student experience.
Currently, there are approximately 6000 enrolled students and 400 employees. Out of the students, more than 300 are international exchange and degree students, coming from 60 different countries. The atmosphere at SAMK is truly international, and people from all over the world have sought after their top-quality degree programs. SAMK also has great overseas relations, and over 160 partner universities worldwide.
Even within education, the school focuses on research, innovation, and development activities. They provide both research and comprehensive study programs in technology, business administration, and social sciences alike. SAMK’s mission is to ensure the employability and success of their students. To achieve this, SAMK students are provided with the best possible skills for employment and an entrepreneurial attitude. The students receive first-hand experience, as SAMK cooperates with various companies in different projects. The students have an amazing opportunity to apply the classroom theories in practice.