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Our stakeholder media Agora is aimed at partners, employers and alumni. Once a year, we publish an Agora magazine featuring SAMK success stories (in Finnish). Throughout the year, you can read interesting articles about our activities.

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Group of students from Taiwan.

SAMK's Winter School brings culture and insights to Taiwanese senior high school students

For two weeks, SAMK has been hosting visitors from Taiwan. The group consists of about thirty students from two senior high schools, New Taipei Municipal Jhangshu International Creative Technical High School and Living Word Lutheran High School. The students are accompanied by one teacher and two principals.

Eva Nefen, Director international MBA office GSRN, Ayesha Khan, Katharina Avellino and Prof. Dr. Andreas Gissel, Program Director in Ludwigshafen University of Business and Society.

SAMK's double degrees open doors to the world

At SAMK, it is possible to complete a double degree in some fields. This means that a student can obtain a degree from both SAMK and one of its partner higher education institutions.

Henna Kyhä istuu keltaisella tuolilla.

Head of Research for the well-being of the working-aged

The new Research Center for Human Functioning was recently established at SAMK to focus on the well-being of Satakunta’s workers and address labor supply challenges in the region. The research center is led by Henna Kyhä, Head of Research and Doctor of Philosophy (Education).

The degree programmes applied for will start in the autumn of 2024. The picture shows tourism students at Pori campus.

SAMK's international degree programmes attracted widespread interest

The separate admission procedure for SAMK’s international degree programmes closed last week. The average number of applications per place was approximately 28.

Kimppu valkoisia ja vaaleanpunaisia kukkia

356 students graduated from SAMK in December

Altogether 356 students graduated from SAMK in December. 63 of them graduated with a Master´s degree. A record total of 1,232 students graduated from SAMK in 2023.

SAMKin opiskelijoita kirjastossa.

Application period to SAMK started

The application period to the degree programmes taught in English at SAMK started today and ends on 17 January 2024. There are in total seven different bachelor´s degree programmes and one master´s degree programme available.

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Stakeholder media Agora – Competence News

Read our news in the online magazine Agora (ISSN 2242-2528).
Stakeholder media Agora