Awards and labels

European Commission awards and labels

European Commission awards and labels

TAMK has been awarded an Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) which allows TAMK to take part in the European Commission's Erasmus+ Programme for 2014-2020. By accepting this Charter, TAMK is committed to following the basic principles and terms of the Programme as well as the Erasmus Policy Statement (EPS) represented in the ECHE application.

TAMK has also been awarded a Diploma Supplement Label 2013 - 2016 by the European Commission.

Very good international student satisfaction

Scandinavian countries scored exceptionally well on international student satisfaction survey made by StudyPortals in 2016. The survey established how international students value European higher education. Tampere University of Applied Sciences was ranked among the top ten Finnish higher education institutions.

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Very good international student satisfaction

Studies in English and exchanges

Degrees and extension studies

Degrees and extension studies

Looking for practical, professional higher education?

TAMK offers a wide repertoire of studies where the language of teaching and learning is English. We offer English-language bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and vocational teacher education.  We also provide extension studies for people already in working life who want to expand their professional competence - while networking with other professionals in their field.

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Global education

TAMK's international business operations include export of education. We provide education and consulting services to international groups worldwide, both in Tampere and online. TAMK has a special unit - TAMK Global Education - which is responsible for developing and marketing international study programmes for export. Education export provides TAMK and its partners with unlimited opportunities for growth and development in today's rapidly evolving global economy.

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Global education

Research and development

TAMK takes part in many international R&D and other projects. We also provide services for foreign companies; we can facilitate your company's entry into the Finnish market, or its expansion into markets worldwide. We have outstanding expertise, especially in our four chosen focus areas.

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Research and development

Networks

Exchange partners and mobility programmes

Exchange partners and mobility programmes

We have about 350 exchange agreements with foreign universities. We also do a lot of project work with these partner universities. You can find our partner universities in the SoleMOVE system by choosing "TAMK" from the list of institutions and then clicking "Exchange Destinations Abroad and Feedback" from the navigation bar at the top of your screen. Go to SoleMOVE.

TAMK takes part in several mobility programmes, including Erasmus +, Nordplus, North-South-South, First, the China Programme for Educational Cooperation, and Science Without Borders. For more information about these programmes, please visit  the Finnish National Agency CIMO and the European Commission. The mobility programmes TAMK takes part in can be found at TAMK's Project Search.

International strategic partners

International strategic partners

TAMK makes extensive cooperation with two international higher education institutions, the Dutch Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, and the German Munich University of Applied Sciences.

The cooperation with Groningen focuses on the field of culture whereas the cooperation with Munich mainly takes place in social sciences, business and administration as well as technology. TAMK has a five-year strategic partnership agreement with both the universities of applied sciences on education, R&D&I, operational comparison, and joint development.

 

Be curious – go abroad!

As a TAMK student, you can complete part of the study requirements for your degree in another country. Why not spend a semester (or more) studying at one of TAMK's partner universities. Or you could find a practical training placement anywhere in the world, and earn credit at TAMK for the work you do there.

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Be curious – go abroad!

Teacher and staff exchange

TAMK is active in teacher and staff exchanges, both in-coming and out-going. Furthermore, it is possible to visit TAMK on a bilateral basis, outside any programme; all we need is an Agreement of Mutual Interest. We are happy to receive visitors from companies and other organizations as well. Also, take a look at the International Weeks that we arrange annually.

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Teacher and staff exchange

TAMK Ambassadors

The ambassadors of Tampere University of Applied Sciences are official student representatives for visitors and events. TAMK Ambassadors come from various degree programmes and national backgrounds, allowing them to showcase the TAMK student experience from many different viewpoints and create a truly international experience for visitors.

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TAMK Ambassadors

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Blogs

Read our blogs to find out about international events at TAMK, and see how our exchange students are getting on.

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Key data sheet

The key data sheet includes the basic information about TAMK for our international partner universities.

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Contact

Ask about our international activities from our international staff. We are happy to help!

Contact information