SAMK's profile and vision
SAMK profiles itself as an industrial institution of higher education.
SAMK’s profile is based on the needs of the area and SAMK focuses on education, research, innovation and development activities, which support industrial restructuring. Satakunta area has a versatile economic and industrial structure. Therefore, SAMK has to provide research and comprehensive study programmes in technology, business and administration and social and health care even in the future.
Our vision is that all SAMK students will be employed.
Students are provided with the best possible skills for employment by education customized to the needs of the area, comprehensive co-operation with the employment market and an entrepreneurial attitude.
SAMK in figures (2017)
Degree students: c. 5,500
Degree students per towns: Pori 3,622, Rauma 1,344, Huittinen 454 and Kankaanpää 111
Students in open studies: c. 1,100
Staff members (year 2016): 378, with PhD or Licentiate degrees: 71
Bachelor degree programmes: 19
Master degree programmes: 9
Degree programmes in English: 10
Bachelor's degrees year (2016): 953
Master's degrees year (2016): 83
Degrees awarded totally: over 18,000