Student Exchange: How to Apply

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We are happy to host international students!

Please note that due to the coronavirus pandemic the Satakunta University of Applied Sciences has decided to cancel all physical mobility of the academic year 2020-2021. For more information, please visit the coronavirus website. For information on virtual mobility in spring 2021, please see below.

Information concerning the academic year 2021-2022:

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.

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.

Practical information

Welcome to SAMK! 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.