Student Exchange: How to Apply

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We are happy to host international students!

Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) accepts international students by several exchange programmes and agreements. Please note that SAMK is a multi-campus university. To ensure the most rewarding academic experience incoming exchange students will be placed on our campuses based on their Degree studies in their home universities.

SAMK has partner universities all over the world and takes part in several networks and exchange programmes such as: Erasmus+, Nordplus, FIRST and Magellan. In addition, we have many bilateral agreements with universities around the world. You can apply to study with us for a semester or two as free mover as well.

From SoleMOVE online system you can see the current partner universities of SAMK.

Here is a blog post from our exchange student (Autumn semester 2021)

For information on COVID-19, please visit SAMK's coronavirus website.

Get-together event for SAMK exchange students in 2022

Application process

After your application for an exchange period abroad has been approved by the International Office at your home university, we require an official nomination from your home university in order to provide you with access to our online mobility tool SoleMOVE.

The application procedure will be carried out with SoleMOVE online system. You will find more information below. Please read it through carefully.

Practical information

Welcome to SAMK! Now that you have been admitted to SAMK, you can start to prepare yourself for the exchange period in Finland. Below you will find important information concerning practical matters of your exchange period at SAMK. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!

Before arrival please remember to check that you have submitted all the required documents.