Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences (MAMK) provides education in seven fields of study, participates in research and development and provides services to the businesses and residents of the area. MAMK is a university for lifelong learning and an expert of digital information management. There is a total of 4,500 students and 350 staff at the Mikkeli and Savonlinna campuses.
Together, MAMK and Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences (KYAMK) constitute South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences Ltd. In 2017, MAMK and KYAMK will merge and form a new, joint university of applied sciences. The new university of applied sciences will provide students with a wider range of courses, more diverse services and the fifth-largest student community in Finland. The name and structure of the new university of applied sciences will be decided during 2015.
MAMK is the most successful university of applied sciences in Finland, and it has been granted 18 awards of achievement by the Ministry of Education and Culture. According to a comparison by Talouselämä magazine, MAMK is the best university of applied sciences in Finland. According to the comparison, MAMK has Finland's best student satisfaction, studies roll well and diploma targets are met as agreed, among other things. The good results are seen in operations development and in the wellbeing of students and staff. Competent and motivated staff is MAMK's most important asset.
MAMK has been granted a quality label by the Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council. The label is valid until 2019. The label is an indication that MAMK's quality process meets the national criteria for quality management in higher education and corresponds to the principles and recommendations of quality management in European higher education.
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Other names: Mikkeli Polytechnic
Phone: +358 15 355 63 70
Address: Patteristonkatu 3 - PO Box 181, 50101 Mikkeli, Finland