The University of Applied Sciences of South-Eastern Finland — XAMK is a higher education institution dedicated to the development of welfare, technology and creative industries. Xamk is the fifth largest University of applied Sciences in Finland. We offer programs in 8 areas of education, participate in research and innovation activities, and provide services to companies and residents of the regions. Our campuses are located in 4 cities: Kotka, Kouvola, Mikkeli and Savonlinna. International cooperation is an important part of our profile. our network of partner universities includes more than 350 educational institutions around the world. Xamk actively implements activities aimed at research, development and innovation, and currently leads among the universities of applied Sciences in Finland in the field of research, development and innovation, only in terms of external funding. Every year, Xamk participates in more than 170 projects where our experts discover, test,and develop new products and services, or perform research to meet future needs.