Vision 2020

TAMK – The best professional higher education that Finland offers to the world.


Our strong orientation towards working life ensures the best learning possibilities for our students. Furthermore, we are involved in research, development and innovation which specifically target the development needs of working life.


  • a sense of community
  • respect for the individual and individual differences
  • sustainable development
  • appreciation of expertise and entrepreneurship

Strategic imperatives
and focus areas

Our strategic imperatives are

  • lifelong learning skills and competences for future needs
  • securing private sector funding
  • innovative, multidisciplinary focus areas grown from our expertise
  • international dimension in all our operations

We have outstanding expertise in our five chosen focus areas, and collaborate closely with working life in all these fields:

  • Energy-efficient and healthy built environments
  • Developmental expertise in pedagogy
  • New operational models for health care and social services
  • Entrepreneurship and innovative business
  • Intelligent machines and smart devices


TAMK's profile is a multidisciplinary and international university of applied sciences which focuses on promoting health and wellbeing, business and technology together with learning and creativity.