Become a member

Congratulations on your study place, and welcome to our student community!

Below, you can find instructions on how to become a JAMKO member.

Before joining JAMKO
  • Accept your offer of admission and enroll as an attending student for the next academic year in My Studyinfo service.
    • Please note: this only applies to degree students. If you’re an exchange student, you will follow a different enrollment process.
  • Get your JAMK login credentials.
Make sure you have the following at hand
  • Your JAMK login credentials. You will need these to validate that you are an attending student at JAMK.
  • Your student ID number. This usually includes 1-2 capital letters and 4 numbers, e.g. A0000/AA0000.
  • Payment method. You can pay for your membership in our web shop with a debit/credit card, MobilePay, Pivo payment app or via online banking (purchases over 20 euros only).
  • A photo of yourself, if you want to get a physical student card. The photo must be vertical and in JPG format. Make sure your entire face is visible, you are recognizable and the photo background is neutral. 
How to obtain your membership
  1. Go to JAMKO web shop at and register. To register, click the Log in icon on the top right corner of the page, and click Create an account.
  2. Enter the requested information on the registration form and click Create an account.
  3. Now you have registered and signed in to our web shop. Find the JAMKO membership in the web shop. The easiest way to do this is to open the search bar by clicking the magnifying glass icon on the top of the page, and type JAMKO in the search bar.
  4. Click on JAMKO Jäsenyys / JAMKO Membership.
  5. Now you can choose which membership option you want to get. You can choose to pay your membership fee for the current term, or you can pay your fee for the entire academic year at once. You can also choose whether you want to order a physical student card, or only use the digital student card (included in the membership fee). More information about digital student cards below.
  • Please note: in order to use the Pivo digital student card, you must have a Finnish social security number and Finnish online banking credentials. If you don’t have a Finnish social security number and Finnish online banking and want to have a digital student card, you can activate digital student card.
The membership options available
  • Membership, academic year 2023-2024 – 35,00 euros
  • Membership + physical student card, academic year 2023-2024 – 41,00 euros
  • Membership, spring term 2024 – 22,00 euros
  • Membership + physical student card, spring term 2024 – 28,00 euros
  1. When you click on your chosen membership option, the web shop will ask you to login with your Haka-credentials. For this, you will need your JAMK login credentials. Haka login is used to check that you are an attending student at JAMK and entitled to JAMKO membership.
  2. After Haka login, you can fill the order form. Fill in all the requested personal and study information.
  • If you wish to start using the digital student card via Pivo mobile app, please remember to fill in your Finnish social security number. Pivo will not work without this information.
  • If your chosen membership option includes a physical student card, you will also be asked to download a photo of yourself for the student card.
  1. Once you have filled in all the required information, click Proceed to checkout.
  2. Now you can select your payment method. After this, click on Place order. You will now be asked to enter your payment information.
  3. You have now paid for your membership and joined JAMKO!

Getting your student card

Physical student card

If you ordered a physical student card, the card will be sent to JAMKO office. You will receive an email to your JAMK email address, when your student card is ready and can be picked up. The delivery time is 1-3 weeks.

Digital student card

JAMKO members are offered several different student card options, from which they can choose the one that suits them best, or if they wish, they can also use several options at the same time. The digital student card is activated in a mobile app. There are 3 options for digital student cards: Pivo, Slice and


  1. Go to
  2. Select JAMKO.
  3. Fill out the form to receive an activation code (the information you provide must match the information provided to JAMKO).
  4. Download the Slice app from Google Play or the App Store.
  5. Open the app and log in.
  6. Enter the username and password (activation code) you received by email.
  7. Accept the terms of use, as the application cannot be used without it. You can also check this in your phone’s settings.

PIVO (NOTICE! Pivo will close down on 4th of September)

The Pivo digital student card can normally be activated within 24 hours after you have paid your membership fee. New JAMKO members can activate their digital student card after their study place has been confirmed and the information has been transferred to the student information database. You need to have a Finnish social security number and Finnish online banking details in order to activate Pivo digital student card.

To activate your digital student card in Pivo app:

  1. Download the Pivo mobile app from the app store.
  2. Activate Pivo with your online banking credentials and phone number. The phone number must be the same that you entered on the order form in our web shop.
  3. Click on the Student card icon in the app and follow the instructions


You can activate your digital student card in right after you have paid your membership fee in our web shop. In order to activate the student card, you only need to have your JAMK login credentials for Haka authentication.

To activate your digital student card:

  1. Navigate to the tab ‘student card’ in Wallet, to activate your student card.
  2. Do Haka authentication.
  3. Upload a photo of yourself. Preview and supplement the information obtained from Haka if necessary.

Something to ask?

Something to ask?

If you have got any questions about the JAMKO membership or if you encounter any problems, please contact our membership services.


Advisor, member services
Pekka Mannermaa
+358 50 3361 385