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Iisalmi Campus

The multidisciplinary school of higher professional education in Iisalmi was nominated as a Centre of Excellence in Polytechnic Education in 2008-2009 (Development of entrepreneurship in the Degree Programme in Agriculture and Rural Development) and in 2002-2003 (Student counselling in the Degree Programme in Social Services). It provides education in various degree programmes conducted in Finnish leading to a Bachelor of Natural Resources, Bachelor of Health Care, or Bachelor of Social Services degree. In adult education it is also possible to complete studies with the degree title Bachelor of Engineering. Furthermore, studies awarding a Master-level degree are arranged in the fields of natural resources as well as social services and health. In addition, we offer specialised and Open University studies and various types of continuing and further education courses.

Information about our study module in English is available in MultiPro pages.

RDI activities

RDI in the competence clusters of Savonia is closely linked with education and studies. It serves and supports the needs of Northern Savo in competitiveness and internationalisation. R&D&I activities focus on developing wellbeing services, rural industries and innovation systems in the area. Expertise, networking and international relations are among the core values in all our activities.

Iisalmi campus – joy and innovative spirit!

Our campus is a community of higher professional education with approximately 700 students and 70 staff offering:

  • Expertise: our education and services provided to companies offer a gate to future competence and development work.
  • Innovativeness: innovations are created when different fields meet, our multidisciplinary environment enables borders to be crossed with possible future success stories.
  • Internationality: Going global? We offer our students the possibility to study abroad or help companies start their internationalisation process.
  • Networking: Today’s core individual skills include an ability to network. We make our own networks available to you and your studies will provide you with skills to create new networks.
  • Communality: We care for each other. Energetic student tutors provide peer support and help with all practicalities.


Mail: P.O.Box 72, FI-74101 IISALMI, FINLAND
Street address: Haukisaarentie 2, FI-74101 IISALMI, FINLAND

Campus restaurant Fazer Food & Co. »


The premises on Iisalmi campus are on two floors, the second floor is accessible by an elevator from the main lobby.


Savonia UAS

Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are almost 6000 students and 600 employees at Savonia. In education we implement Open Innovation Space (OIS), where we combine learning, development, research, and teaching.