Frequently asked questions
AMK-student card is an easy way to proof that you are a student. With a card that has a valid sticker or with a mobile student card you can get discount from train (VR) and bus (Matkahuolto) tickets in Finland. You also get the KELAs discount from food at student restaurants.
You also get nearly all the student benefits offered around Finland that there is. For example discounts on theatres, movie and museum tickets. Some restaurants and cafés offer discounts and many other benefits.
When buying the sticker when ordering the card you help to support the student union and benefit from the results. You can also take part in the representative election and that way have an impact on what the student union does.
With the membership fee you can use the mobile student card. (Note, you will need a finnish bank account for it to work!)
Fysical card costs extra 10€ because of the process of printing and handling.
Unfortunately you cannot get the card before your studies has begun. You can order it during summer, but will not get it before the fall semester starts.
Notice that the orders are only handled during office open hours. The offices are closed during June and July.
Yes they can. The student card is admit to all who are studying in a degree program in Lapland UAS that join as a member of the student union.
NOTE! This excludes open university students.
Unfortunately your not eligible to get a student card if studying via open university of applied silences.
Unfortunatly the current system does not send any confirmation messages. The only message you will get is if the picture needs to be changed or when the card is ready to be picked up from the office.
If you have any questions about your order just send us an email to rotko(at)lapinamk.fi
Yes it is. You will get email when the card is ready to be picked up. Answer the email and tell us that you want the card to be sent home to you. Write also the address you want the card to be sent to.
The student is responsible for the card that is sent via mail.
No panic. Contact our secretary of member services by email. rotko(at)lapinamk.fi
You can only use the student card (fysical or mobile card) when you are an actual student.
You can not buy a full academic year sticker if you are going to graduate before new year. The terms for using the card will not be filled if using it after graduating.
Student overalls are ordered via your own student association. Every field of study has its own association. You can find them HERE.
It depends on when you are ordering the student card.
Full academic year membership can only be bought during fall semester. A full academic year sticker is always valid until next September. It can not be bought after January, because we can not offer a sticker that is valid until the next January.
Semester sticker can be bought any time. It is valid for a half a year at the time.
Full academic year sticker can only be bought between 1/8/2019-31/12/2019. The sticker is then valid until 9/2020.
When you order a semester sticker between 1/8/2019-31/12/2019 is it valid 1/2019.
When you order a semester sticker between 1/1/2020-30/6/2020 is it valid until 9/2020.