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International Activities

Internationalisation is one of the priorities at Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (SeAMK). Student and staff exchanges are actively promoted, and a social programme is arranged for international students throughout the academic year. Yearly around 150 visiting professors and lecturers from the partner institutions come to SeAMK. Academic exchange works on the basis of reciprocity.

International Events

  • SeAMK International Week: Sustainability and Digitalization in Higher Education

    Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences is proud to host SeAMK Virtual International Week: Sustainability and Digitalization in Higher Education in February 2021.

    SeAMK cordially welcomes You and Your colleagues to join our

    Virtual International Week in February 2021!

    Sustainability and digitalization in higher education are the two themes of our Virtual International Week at SeAMK in February 2021 – Join us Online!

    SeAMK International Week offers opportunities to work on these topics but also opportunities to teach, have workshops and meetings in different fields of education and research which are based on the traditional cooperation fields and common interests between SeAMK and the international partner institution.

    We will organise two days of workshops and expert presentations (15.-16. February 2021), followed by three days of virtual teaching visits from our Partners and meetings on mutually interesting topics (17.-19. February 2021).

    The International Week includes opportunities for teaching, workshops and meetings in all Schools of SeAMK:
    • School of Business and Culture
    • School of Food and Agriculture
    • School of Social Work and Health Care
    • School of Technology.

    Participants can sign up for the sessions and activities according to their interests and schedules.

    SeAMK is happy to invite teachers, staff and RDI personnel of the partner universities are welcome to participate.

    A detailed programme will be published on the first week of November.

    Registration will be open 5 November 2020– 15 January 2021.


    For further information, please contact us:

    SeAMK International Mobility Services Team


Partner Universities around the World

SeAMK has about 160 partner universities in Europe and 40 on other continents. Many international research and development projects are being carried on in cooperation with working life, and SeAMK organises international conferences and seminars on a regular basis.

International Programmes

There are three degree programmes taught entirely in English:

In addition, programmes for exchange students and some other study modules are offered in English in all faculties. Also double degree programmes in the fields of business and engineering are arranged with partner universities in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, China, Germany, Hungary, Lithuania, Russia and Spain.

International Projects

International research and development (RDI) project cooperation promotes education and staff proficiency. Projects often also include student and teacher mobility and thesis work. International RDI project cooperation of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences has intensified year by year thanks to the long-term international cooperation networks.

SeAMK is involved yearly in about 25 international education development projects and other research and development projects as a partner or as a coordinator. The majority of the projects are European, which are principally financed by the European Union programmes. Notable cooperation projects are also carried out with Asian, African and American partners. Funding has been received also e.g. from Tekes, the National Technology Agency, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Regional Council.