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Academic Calendar and Enrolment

Academic Calendar and Enrolment

04.09.2023 13:50

Students must enrol annually for the academic year as present or absent and also to studies on HAMK’s schedules.

Current students’ enrolment for the academic year

All students are required to enrol as present or absent for every academic year (period 1.8.-31.7.).
Current students need to enrol between 1.5.-31.7. and the enrolment for a spring semester can be changed until 31 December.
(Information on enrolment of a new student can be found at page Welcome to HAMK.)

How to enrol for the academic year?

  • Current students enrol via Pakki student desktop:
    • Choose STUDIES on the top menu-> Enrolments (Guide)
    • Enrol as present or absent. If you enrol as absent, see more information below (right to enrol as absent).

NB: Students with obliged tuition fee

  • Enrolment as present: tuition fee must be paid before enrolling
  • Enrolment as absent: see more information below (right to enrol as absent)

If you wish to enrol as absent during your studies, please take into consideration the possible changes in the course selection and their effect on the personal study plan. The curricula are planned on a yearly basis, and same courses might be offered again years later. 

Right to enrol as absent

After the first year of studies students can enrol as absent for a maximum of one academic year. This year doesn’t include in the right to study time. Students may also be absent during their studies on the grounds of attending military, non-military or woman’s voluntary military service or being on maternity, paternity or parental leave without using the right to study time.

  • Make first an enrollment as absent in Pakki. If the reason of absence is some of legal grounds mentioned below, then deliver a certificate or decision confirming the reason of absence to HAMK before the enrolment closes. Send a certificate with this link
    • For the spring semester no later than 31.12. and autumn semester no later than 31.7.
    • The link is active only during the academic year enrolment period

If you enrol as absent you may not

  • attend classes at HAMK
  • complete courses or get marks on the study register
  • graduate
  • receive student financial aid or get discounted student meals
  • get other benefits for students (e.g. student discount on train or bus tickets)

Neglecting enrolment

Students who have not completed their enrolment within the enrolment period must apply for reinstatement of  right to study.  Ask for further information from Student services, The application processing fee is 50 euros.

Enrolment for studies

You must enrol separately on each course you wish to complete, e.g. all the courses in the module. The teacher cannot grade your work if you have enrolled and been accepted for the module or the course. Students enrol on all courses via Pakki or Tuudo.


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