Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences


The profile of KyUAS is based on expertise on socially, ecologically and technologically sustainable and safe development, promotion of innovation processes and expertise on Russia. KyUAS specialises in:

  • environmentally friendly energy production and related technologies
  • competitive logistic operations and their safety business-driven ICT
  • rehabilitation expertise in the field of social services and healthcare
  • innovative Design & Business

Vision 2015

Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences is an achiever of success: a first-rate modern, international higher education institution where we succeed together.


Our Target Value, high professional expertise, is based on trust co-operation skills adaptability


Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences focuses on promoting positive changes in the industrial structure of the province and the development of innovative, responsible industries in the region, as well as reinforcement of Kymenlaakso’s logistic position and management of changes in the population structure. The only independent higher education institution in the province, Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences focuses on high-quality education and RDI activities. KyUAS’s strategic partner in the higher education institution network is Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences.


Three faculties dividing into seven departments:

  • International Business and Culture, 1500 students (Kouvola)
    • Business, 920 students
    • Design and Media, 580 students
  • Social and Health Care, 830 students (Kotka and Kouvola)
    • Social Care, 350 students (Kouvola)
    • Health Care, 480 students (Kotka and Kouvola)
  • Technology and Transport, 2020 students (Kotka)
    • Technology
    • Mathematics and Science Department


  • Language Department



Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu Work Postal Parcel P.O. Box 9
FI-48401 Kotka, Finland


Kouvola, Finland


Mikkeli, Finland