Welcome to HAMK
Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) is an international, active and modern institution located in southern Finland. Our long history dating back to 1840 has enabled us to become a competitive, modern university with internationally recognised teaching quality. HAMK has seven campuses located in and around the picturesque lakeside town of Hämeenlinna in southern Finland which has good transport links to the rest of the country. All our campuses are equipped with the latest technology to ensure our students reach their full potential and enjoy their time at HAMK. We offer 9 Bachelor’s and two Master’s Degree Programmes in English, with focus on boosting comprehensive skills for employability, innovation and entrepreneurship. You can shape your degree programme to fit your future aspirations with cross disci-plinary subjects.
An International University
We welcome students from all around the world. We have over 600 international students from over 60 countries to enrich HAMK ́s international environment. We offer a global environment where students encounter different cultural perspectives and gain international contacts which are valued by employers worldwide.
Studies with HAMK
HAMK offers 11 degree programmes in the fields of engineering, business, IT, design, agriculture and forestry. With a wide range of opportunities to specialise within their chosen fields, students can truly make the most out of their own strengths and future aspirations. All studies at HAMK combine theory, practice and work life connections. At the end of their studies, graduates have gained not just knowledge, but skills and understanding of the working life in their industry and gained some important contacts for future employment. During the studies, students complete project for companies and get to practice their skills as they would do when they are employed. These practical oriented studies, which universities of applied sciences are known for, are in the benefit of the students and the industries. HAMK has also 4 research unites, which collaborate closely with our international students in various projects and assignments.
The HAMK Quality System
The quality systems of Finnish higher education institutions are audited systematically by the Finnish Education Evaluation Centre. Based on the audit team’s evaluation HAMK was the first ever higher education institution in Finland to receive the level “excellent” for the evaluation area education.
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