SAMOK is a national, politically independent nonprofit organisation for students at universities of applied sciences (UAS). The organisation is led by students and works to promote students’ interests. SAMOK also offers services to our member student unions and ensures that the students’ voices are heard by the state administration and other relevant stakeholders. We also arrange for services and discounts for students. A total of approximately 65 500 students are members of the student unions that are members of SAMOK, however, SAMOK speaks for close to 140 000 UAS students all in all.
SAMOK and SYL: Mental health of higher education students crumbling, burnouts on the rise – alarming numbers a wake-up call
Alarming rise in student mental health problems shows new Higher Education Student Health Survey. As many as one in three students struggle with mental health problems. Financial difficulties and study stress are significant factors in this. SAMOK and SYL demand extensive and significant measures to increase student support services.Read more →