Satakunta University of Applied Sciences is known for its quality of education. Our students have ranked us to be the number 1 in the quality of education (Survey of Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture for those graduated from university of applied sciences in 2009–2020 in Finland)1
Satakunta University of Applied Sciences – SAMK is one of the Finland’s top universities of applied sciences, with modern campuses on the west coast of Finland, in the Satakunta region. SAMK is a multidisciplinary, internationally oriented university of approximately 6,000 students and 400 employees.
SAMK is a dynamic community that brings people together to exchange knowledge and expertise. We seek to educate students who are fully qualified professionals ready to enter the international labour market. To this end, we constantly invest in educational innovation and student development.
SAMK’s entrepreneurial approach and our close collaboration with businesses and institutions, makes our knowledge immediately applicable. Gaining practical experience through practical training and projects is an integral part of our degree programmes.
We offer both Bachelor's and Master's Degree Programmes taught in English. At SAMK you can study to become an expert in business, engineering, health care, maritime management and tourism.
The best education
SAMK is known for its quality of education: according to graduating Bachelor’s degree students SAMK is the best university of applied sciences in Finland in terms of teaching competence (Survey of Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture).
All SAMK students will be employed
Our vision is that all SAMK students will be employed.
SAMK has the highest employment rate outside the metropolitan area in Finland (Survey of Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture). Most of the students find a permanent job right after graduation from SAMK. One year after graduation, over 80% have found a job.