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Why SeAMK and Seinäjoki?

What if you started studying at the SeAMK Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, the best university of applied sciences in Finland? Get to know the study life at SeAMK and in the City of Seinäjoki. Change your future for the better - Choose SeAMK!

How about studying in Finland?

Finland is a stable Nordic country where everyday life works and nature is always close by. International student life in Finland can be both hectic and laid-back. A balanced student life means that you can concentrate on your studies as everyday life is well-organised and reliable.

Finland’s world-leading higher education system offers a wide variety of English-taught bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes in the universities of applied sciences (UAS).  Finnish higher education institutions have over 20 000 international students studying in several locations around Finland. All universities and universities of applied sciences have scholarship opportunities for international students.


What is it like to live and study in Seinäjoki and at SeAMK?

Read the stories of our students!

Three young people are standing at the train station.
From Seinäjoki, you can conveniently and quickly reach Tampere, Jyväskylä, Vaasa and Helsinki by train.

Seinäjoki is in the middle of everything!

Geographically the city’s location and connections are fantastic. Seinäjoki is a city on a railway junction, allowing quick train travel around Finland, for example, to Helsinki less than 3 hours, to Oulu in 3 hours and to Tampere in an hour. Journeys around the great small city flow smoothly with short distances to services. 

» Train trips | VR.fi
» Local bus service in Seinäjoki | Komia Liikenne
» Other bus services | Matkahuolto

Kaksi nuorta henkilöä sup-lautojen päällä joella./ Two young people on sup-boards on the river.
Seinäjoki has excellent recreational opportunities, from padel to biking.

Seinäjoki has room for everything good

In Seinäjoki you will find all the elements for a good life. Seinäjoki offers a wide variety of outdoor, cultural and recreational opportunities, all year round. The city is well-known as a lively event city. The most famous large events include Provinssi, the Tangomarkkinat Festival and Vauhtiajot.

» Seinäjoki cultural and sports services | Seinajoki.fi
» Tourist destinations | Visitseinajoki.fi

Aerial view of Frami campus and Marttilan kortteeri student housing area.
You can live right next to our beautiful campus by the river.

You can live on campus and still be in the middle of the city

Seinäjoki has a dense and Finland’s most modern student campus. You can live in the middle of the city, near the SeAMK Campus and close to the services. Student apartments in Seinäjoki are managed by Sevas Kodit Oy, which offers high-quality studios, one-bedroom apartments, shared apartments and larger family apartments all over the city.

» Student housing | Sevas.fi

Students at a coffee.
Seinäjoki is well suited for a student’s wallet.

Live cheaper in Seinäjoki

The city of Seinäjoki has cheaper living costs than, for example, in the Helsinki area. After compulsory expenses, such as housing and food, there is still money to be spent for leisure, even in student’s wallet.

Why to choose SeAMK?

At SeAMK, you study near the city centre of Seinäjoki on the beautiful SeAMK Campus. We value our students and the quality of teaching is high. We invest in internationality, and our teaching emphasises entrepreneurship and working life orientation. We are one of the nation’s top in terms of employment after graduation.

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (SeAMK) is once again the best university of applied sciences in Finland in the 2022 results of the nationwide graduation feedback survey (AVOP). At SeAMK, we have the best study satisfaction, the best contents of studies, the best learning environments, the best study support services and working life connections as well as a beautiful campus.

For international students we offer bachelor and master degree programmes, exchange studies, shorter intensive courses and open UAS studies. It is also possible to apply to SeAMK as a transfer student from another Finnish University of Applied Sciences.


Watch the webinar on living and studying in Seinäjoki and at SeAMK!