International Services

We serve students, teachers and partners in all matters concerning TAMK's international cooperation.  We are responsible for the administration of student and staff mobility programmes, exchanges, and other international partnerships.


Tampere University of Applied Sciences
International Services
Kuntokatu 3
FI-33520 Tampere
Fax: +358 3 245 2360

The email addresses of members of staff are in the following form:

The International services are located in the main campus.

Contact persons and their areas of responsibility

Head of International Services
Ms Kirsi Jokipakka, tel. +358 40 837 3061

Partnership agreements, statistics:
Ms Kristiina Alaruusi, tel. +358 40 718 0126

Incoming exchange students and trainees:
Ms Tarja Kononov, tel. +358 40 841 8847
Ms Marika Kyllönen, tel. +358 50 307 1409

Outgoing exchange students and trainees:
Ms Susanna Saarinen, tel. +358 40 480 5397
Ms Eeva Heikkilä, tel. +358 40 801 6001

Teacher and staff exchange:
Ms Tiina Nilsson, tel. +358 50 368 2699

International mobility projects:
Ms Camilla Kalevo, tel. +358 40 674 0321

Ms Merja Kallio, tel. +358 50 441 3256

International Coordinators

We serve teachers and students in our own School in field-specific matters related to international mobility and cooperation.

The email addresses of members of staff are in the following form:

School of Wellbeing & Social Services, Language Centre:

  • Ms Tiina Pystynen (Bachelor's degree programmes in Biomedical Laboratory Science, Physiotherapy, Radiography and Radiotherapy, and Master's degree programmes)
  • Mr Henri Annala (Language Centre, Bachelor's degree programme in Social Services, and Master's degree programmes)

School of Business and Services:

  • Ms Riitta Vihuri (Bachelor's degree programmes in Business Administration, Entrepreneurship and Team Leadership, International Business, and Master's degree programmes)
  • Ms Leila Kakko (Bachelor's degree programme in Hospitality Management, and Master's degree programmes)

School of Vocational Teacher Education, Vocational Education Development Unit:

  • Ms Emma Roinila

School of Industrial Engineering & School of Construction and Electrical Engineering:

  • Mr Riku-Matti Kinnunen (Bachelor's degree programmes in Forestry, Laboratory Science / Engineering, Bioproduct and Process Engineering, Electrical and Automation Engineering, Energy and Environmental Engineering, Construction Engineering, Construction Site Management, Construction Architect, Building services Engineering, Vehicle / Automobile and Transport Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, ICT Engineering, and Master's degree programmes)

School of Art, Music and Media:

  • Mr Janne Hopeela (Bachelor's degree programme in Business Information Systems, Master's degree programmes)
  • Ms Sohvi Sirkesalo (Bachelor's degree programmes in music and in the media field, Media and Arts, Master's degree programmes)

School of Health Care:

  • Ms Sanna Laiho and Ms Tuija Rasku (Bachelor's degree programmes in Emergency Care, Midwifery, Nursing, and Public Health Nursing, and Master's degree programmes)

Students' Union Tamko:

  • Ms Liisa Lindroos,

Admissions Office

TAMK's Admissions Office offers help to those applicants who are applying to TAMK via the national joint application system or the transfer application process.

For more information, go to How to Apply? pages.

Education Export

We serve TAMK's partners in all matters concerning education export.

For more information, go to the Global education pages.