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 Seinäjoki UAS schools

Seinäjoki UAS schools

Business School

Locations: Seinäjoki, Kauhajoki
Dean: Kari Ristimäki

The Business School unit in Seinäjoki offers education in business administration and entrepreneurship and the hospitality management education is located in Kauhajoki. In Seinäjoki, the programmes leading to a degree title of a Bachelor of Business Administration are the Degree Programme in Business Management, the Degree Programme in SME Business Management and the Degree Programme in International Business Administration. The programmes are worth 210 ECTS credits.

In all three bachelor programmes in the field of business, the students have the opportunity to complete a double degree in: Fachhochschule Hannover, Hochschule Rosenheim or Hochschule Aschaffenburg in Germany; in the University of West Hungary in Sopron, Hungary; and starting from the academic year 2012-2013 also in Mendel University which is located in Brno, Czech Republic.

Adult education is also available in Seinäjoki, Alajärvi, Kauhajoki and Kauhava in the field of business administration.

In Kauhajoki, students can complete a bachelor degree in the Degree Programme in Hospitality Management (210 ECTS credits).

In addition, the school offers two master's degree programmes in Seinäjoki. The Degree Programme in Entrepreneurship and Business Competence is carried out together with the Central Ostrobothnia University of Applied Sciences and the Vaasa University of Applied Sciences. The Master-level Degree Programme in International Business Management is carried out together with the Central Ostrobothnia University of Applied Sciences.

The school has strong ties with the working world through commissioned theses and projects. There is a strong focus on internationalisation in attitudes and the courses offered, as well as on entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial spirit.

Business and entrepreneurship

until December 31, 2012:
Koulukatu 41, FI-60100 Seinäjoki
Tel: +358 20 124 5400, telefax: +358 20 124 5401

from January 1, 2012:
Kampusranta 11, FI-60320 Seinäjoki

Hospitality Management

P.O. Box 19/Topeeka 47, FI-61801 Kauhajoki
Tel: +358 20 124 5600, telefax: +358 20 124 5601

School of Technology

Location: Seinäjoki
Dean: Jorma Nevaranta

The School of Engineering at Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences is concentrated around new premises in the Frami area of Kampusranta. The school offers a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering in the following programmes (240 ECTS credits): Degree Programme in Automation Engineering, Degree Programme in Food Processing and Biotechnology, Degree Programme in Mechanical and Production Engineering, Degree Programme in Construction Engineering and Degree Programme in Information Technology.

In addition to the above-mentioned, the School of Engineering also offers certification as a master builder in the Degree Programme in Construction Management (210 credits), and prospective students can obtain a Master's Degree in Engineering in the programme of Technology Competence Management (60 credits).

Students also have the opportunity to complete double degree in the Degree Programme in Automation Engineering or in the Degree Programme in Information Technology in cooperation with Hochschule Aschaffenburg. After completing the double degree a student obtains both a Finnish and a German engineering degree.

The strengths of the School of Engineering include the new premises with state-of-the-art laboratories, the active development of teaching methods and close ties with the region's business sector. The internationalisation process in the school is progressing with vigour; indeed more and more of our students complete some of their studies in the school's partner institutions abroad.

The new teaching method, "SeAMK Projektipaja®", has received several national recognitions and is extremely popular among our students and partner companies. It offers an excellent opportunity to learn by doing whereby students carry out real projects commissioned by companies.


Kampusranta 9 A, FI-60320 Seinäjoki
Tel: +358 20 124 4903, telefax: +358 20 124 4909

School of Agriculture and Forestry

Locations: Ilmajoki, Ähtäri
Dean: Antti Pasila

The School of Agriculture and Forestry has locations in two municipalities. Studies in agriculture are offered in Ilmajoki, and studies in forestry are offered in Tuomarniemi, Ähtäri.

Students can obtain certification as Bachelor of Natural Resources in the Degree Programme in Agriculture and Rural Entreprises (240 credits) in Ilmajoki. Students graduating from the programme in Ilmajoki are also experts in business and technology, which means they are well skilled and desired employees. The school values entrepreneurship and engages in interesting researcg and development activities.

The Degree Programme in Forestry in the school's Tuomarniemi location in Ähtäri offers studies in forestry (240 credits). The programme specialises in business competence and bio-energy. Bachelors of Science in Forestry, or Forest Engineers, have found employment easily. The School of Agriculture and Forestry also offers master-level studies in the Degree Programme in Development of Agriculture and Rural Enterprises.


Ilmajoentie 525, FI-60800 Ilmajoki
+358 20 124 5700, telefax: +358 20 124 5701


Tuomarniementie 55, FI-63700 Ähtäri
Tel: +358 20 124 5800, telefax: +358 20 124 5801

School of Health Care and Social Work

Location: Seinäjoki
Dean: Asta Heikkilä

The School of Health Care and Social Work has two locations in Seinäjoki: in the Campus area and on Koskenalantie road. Studies are available in the following UAS bachelor degree programmes: Degree Programme in Physiotherapy (Physiotherapist, 210 credits), Degree Programme in Nursing (Registered Nurse, 210 credits or Public Health Nurse 240 credits), Degree Programme in Social Work (Bachelor of Social Services, 210 credits), Degree Programme in Elderly work (Gerontologist, 210 credits). In addition, the school offers education in the English-taught Degree Programme in Nursing (Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Nurse, 210 ECTS credits).

The School of Health Care and Social Work offers high-quality UAS education based on research knowledge, supplemental education and further education, as well as two master-level degree programmes. Students have the opportunity to utilise our extensive international network by studying abroad. Teaching as well as the research, development and innovation activities meet in open, multi-disciplinary learning environments.

Campus area

P.O. Box/Keskuskatu 32 E, FI-60101 Seinäjoki
Tel: +358 20 124 5100, telefax +358 20 124 5101


Koskenalantie 17, FI-60220 Seinäjoki
Tel: +358 20 124 5157, telefax: +358 20 124 5151

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