North Karelia University of Applied Sciences - Pohjois-Karjalan ammattikorkeakoulu
English language section of North Karelia University of Applied Sciences
Type of Higher Education Institution: University
North Karelia University of Applied Sciences offers 22 degree programs, plus a post-graduate degree in Management in Health Care and Technology Competence Management.
The degree programs of the University are in the field of International Business and Business Economics, Fine Arts, Music, Communication, Design, Business Information Technology, Nursing, Biomedical Sciences, Social Welfare Work, and Physiotherapy.
In addition to this, the degree programs are offered in Civil, Plastics, Electrical, Mechanical, and Production Engineering, Wood and Environmental Technology, Forest, Rural Industries, Forest Products Marketing, and Tourism.
North Karelia University of Applied Sciences provides a variety of services to students such as library, student services office, information services, international office, career and recruiting services, health care services, student union, cafeterias, and sports facilities.
Besides this, the university provides services to various companies and organizations in the area. The services include adult education, company training, and co-operation projects. There are also specialization service centers with the aim of helping in regional development.
The university is associated with national network recruiting services under the name of jobstep.net. This enables students to apply for jobs in their field of specialization. The services help students to get permanent work positions, thesis assignments, and training placements.