Doctorate degrees awarded: 0%
Master degrees awarded: 10.4%
Bachelor degrees awarded: 89.6%
Short first degrees awarded: 0%
Scope (# Subject fields): 5 subject fields
General formative orientation: N.A.
Career oriented programmes: N.A.
Teaching expenditure: 79.79%
Start-ups: 4.42 per 1000 fte academic staff
Patent applications: 8.85 per 1000 fte academic staff
Cultural activities: 119.47 per 1000 fte academic staff
Income from knowledge exchange: 4.54%
Mature students: 29.21%
Part-time students: 28.99%
Distance education students: 0%
Total enrollment: 4619 students
Exchange students incoming: 2.92%
Exchange students sent: 2.97%
Foreign degree seeking students: 8.05%
Non-national academic staff: 0.37%
International income: 8%
Academic publications: 0.17 per fte academic staff
Professional publications: 1.08 per fte academic staff
Other research products: 0.04 per fte academic staff
Doctorate production: 0
Research expenditure: 19.15%
Graduates in the region: 38%
New entrants from the region: 38%
Regional income: 22%

Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences


Mikkeli, Finland

Founding Year

2008 (Oldest part founded: 1995)




Mission Statement

The mission of Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences is to promote the development of the expertise, vitality and wellbeing of its region. The University promotes an enterprising culture and profiles itself as a university for lifelong learning, as a strong research and development institution and as an expert in digital information management and services. We offer our students high-quality education with a strong focus on the real requirements and needs of working life. The study experience will increase the students’ skills and desire for lifelong learning, and the students will acquire the ability to participate in the development of society and working life. The RDI activities in Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences are aimed at improving the conditions for regeneration, growth and entrepreneurship in the region. The fields of expertise – sustainable wellbeing, materials technology and environmental safety, and digital archiving and eServices – support the key regional strategies.

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