Infomation about the acceptance will be sent to the international coordinator at your home institution within two weeks time after the deadline for the applications. For students accepted for practical training the admission documents will be sent as soon as the placement is confirmed.

Admission documents include

  • letter of acceptance
  • info about accommodation and survival kit
  • schedule of the academic year
  • timing of modules
  • Mikkeli/South-Savo brochure
  • map
  • info about renting a bicycle
  • the discount certificate for travelling
  • travelling from Helsinki to Mikkeli

Arrival and Registration

In Mikkeli

Information about the appropriate arrival date is included in the admission documents. It is recommended not to book the flight before you have received the documents. We try to arrange a tutor to pick you up from the central station in Mikkeli. Let us know the exact date and time of your arrival at least one week prior to arrival, Ms. Ulla Vuorinen, There is a mobile phone service available, tel. + 358 405009820. Please, call the number in case of unexpected events (missing your train or bus etc.) Tips for travelling between Helsinki-Mikkeli.
When you have arrived in Mikkeli you should come and register at the International Services at Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences. Office is located at the Main Campus, Patteristonkatu 3, Building X, 1st floor. It is open Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm.

In Savonlinna

The exchange students coming to Savonlinna receive all the admission documents, including the letters of acceptance, and information material directly. Please, let us know the date and time of your arrival as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to, the international coordinator of the Savonniemi campus, and we will arrange someone to meet you when you arrive at Savonlinna. After your arrival, you are supposed to come and register in the international coordinator’s office (room 246) at Savonniemenkatu 6.