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Savonia University of Applied Sciences (Savonia UAS) is one of the largest and most versatile Universities of Applied Sciences in Finland and it has approximately 5800 students. Our organization of experts educates strong professionals in six different fields of study. Our versatile Degree Programmes offer the students the opportunity to study as a fulltime student or alongside their job (Master's Degree and specialised studies) or flexibly in the Open University of Applied Sciences. Our campuses are located in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus.

Savonia UAS wishes to serve the surrounding work life actively. Our R&D activities offer high-quality services and tailor-made solutions to the development needs of the businesses and work communities. Co-operation, networking and internationalisation are the crucial factors of our success. In Savonia, transdisciplinarity is secured by organising RDI into main axes called Competence Networks. These networks are Welfare products and services, Energy, the Environment and Safety and Industrial Design.

Savonia Unit of Health Care, Kuopio, provides 7 degree programmes in health care professionals' education. The other forms of operation include adult education, service activities, as well as research and development activities.

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Please do not hesitate to contact us in any case!

Savonia University of Applied Sciences
Unit of Health Care
P.O. Box 6 (Microkatu 1)
FI-70201 Kuopio

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Project Coordinator
Jukka Aho
MNSc, Lecturer
Phone: +358 44 785 6492
E-mail: jukka.aho(@)

Project Manager
Irma Mikkonen
PhD, Principal Lecturer, Project Manager User-oriented services in health and well-being
Phone: +358 44 785 6469
E-mail: irma.mikkonen(@)

Financial Officer
Anni Kesänen
MBA, Project Assistant (RDI)
Phone: +358 44 785 5053
E-mail: anni.kesanen(@)