JAMK University of Applied Sciences

Introduction

Welcome to JAMK

There is demand for JAMK graduates: they have know-how, the right kind of attitude and pride for their professional skills. Being a professional offers you more choices in life and career.

Get a practically oriented Bachelor's degree and start your own international career in Jyväskylä, Finland. The degrees consist of 210–240 credits. Their standard completion time varies from 3.5 to 4 years. The application time for Bachelor’s Degree Programmes conducted in English is in 10 – 25 January 2017.

At JAMK University of Applied Sciences we have more than 8,500 students from over 70 countries.

The facilities at JAMK combine a relaxed atmosphere with high technology. Our international students report that the teaching is excellent and our staff are very supportive. Our graduates have the knowledge and skills to succeed in the global working environment.

The city of Jyväskylä

Jyväskylä has four beautiful seasons ranging from warm green summers to crisp white winters. The city is located in Central Finland, and is surrounded by numerous beautiful lakes and scenic nature. Both Finland and Jyväskylä are safe places to study and live. Jyväskylä is very dynamic. Take a look at the sports and cultural activities, not to mention restaurants and cafés!

JAMK at a Glance

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This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Finnish

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Bachelor

Bachelor of Engineering in International Logistics

Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 Finland Jyväskylä

Logistics ensure that flows of goods, information, capital and people transfer at the right time to the right place and in the appropriate condition. You will learn to study and work with people from different cultures and backgrounds in a truly international environment. The entire programme is conducted in English. [+]

About the Program Degree: Bachelor of Engineering Training type: Full-time studies Length: 240 ECTS Cr, 4 years Annual intake: 30 Application period: 10 Jan 2017 - 25 Jan 2017 Logistics ensure that flows of goods, information, capital and people transfer at the right time to the right place and in the appropriate condition. You will learn to study and work with people from different cultures and backgrounds in a truly international environment. The entire programme is conducted in English. Join our cheerful team! Studies The programme consists of modules. Modules consist of courses. Each course may include contact lessons, individual and group assignments, study tours, guest lectures, case studies, projects or other pedagogical methods. Learning is measured through various exams and assignments. A practical period of training in a company is also part of your studies and normally takes place in companies during the summer breaks. The final thesis is a piece of research work which is done normally for companies in the final part of your studies. Joint basic studies consist of transferable skills and natural sciences. Joint professional studies include basic studies in selected engineering fields and studies in economy and management. Majors in professional studies consist of transportation, materials management and purchasing studies. You may choose to specialise in the fields of aviation logistics, entrepreneurship, network logistics or you may specialise at some of our co-operation universities worldwide. Professional studies Your major professional studies consist of transportation, materials management and purchasing topics. In addition to these, you can obtain expertise in the fields of aviation logistics, entrepreneurship, network logistics or you may choose to study for a semester or two at some of our international co-operation universities. Joint studies for all students in the programme consist economy and management, natural sciences, engineering, languages and communication. A tutor teacher will help you during your student career, provide guidance in selecting courses and give advice on practical aspects of studying and student life. Final thesis In the final thesis you demonstrate the skills and knowledge you have acquired in a practical challenge. Normally, the final thesis is done for companies in a real practical challenge in the final part of your studies. The final thesis consists of both theoretical and practical research. Studying in JAMK The studies include lectures, teamwork, laboratory work, virtual studies, assignments, and exams. A practical training period (30 ECTS Cr) is also part of the programme. In this international degree programme, you will study one semester or do your practical training outside Finland. Studying in Finland is free, we don't have term fee! Preparedness to Study You should be interested in international experiences and you are motivated to study in a multicultural environment. You should be interested in developing operations in the field of logistics. Student Testimonial "As far as I am concerned I was lucky to get a place and study there. I found myself in a multinational university, where I was learning and making friends from different countries. Studying at such a place gives opportunities to get many personal experiences." Adnane Doudou, Class of 2008 The programme is quality accredited and has the international EUR-ACE quality label. How to Apply Apply online www.studyinfo.fi 10 – 25 January 2017 by 3:00 p.m. Finnish time (UTC+2). Applicants applying with non-Finnish qualifications must send the required enclosures to their first-preference UAS admission services by 8 February 2017 by 3:00 p.m. Finnish time (UTC+2) at the latest. Required enclosures: copies of the original degree certificates (high school/secondary school) authorised translation of the certificate if needed (in English, Finnish or Swedish, the translation must have the translators' signature and stamp) All eligible applicants are invited to entrance examinations. Invitations to entrance examination or decisions on eligibility are sent by email in the end of March. Entrance examinations are arranged in April. The invitation letter (email) will include all the details about time, location, and special arrangements. Results are announced on 30 June 2017, at the latest. If you are admitted, start visa/residence permit application procedure (if needed) immediately at the beginning of June. If you are admitted, you must confirm your study place by 14 July 2017 by 3:00 p.m. Finnish time (UTC+2), at the latest. If you do not return the form on time, you will lose the study place. If you have applied with an upper secondary education completed in Finland (suomalainen ylioppilastutkinto tai ammatillinen tutkinto), please send a copy of your educational certificate(s) to us by 14 July 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at the latest. Please remember that your admission is conditional until your relevant original certificates have been checked. The polytechnic/UAS may withdraw the admission if an applicant has given false information or has forged document(s). Studies will begin in the middle of August 2017. Please, arrive to Jyväskylä by that time! Concerning the Degree Programme in Nursing JAMK may require a criminal record from the students whose practical training includes working with minors (under 18 year olds). Furthermore, please check the health requirements in DP in Nursing. We communicate by email, so please remember to type your email address correctly into your application! Check your email regularly, including your spam and junk folders. Notice, that there is tuition fee for NON-EU/EEA-citizens. Lukuvuosimaksuja ei ole suomalaisille tai muiden EU-maiden kansalaisille! [-]

BBA

Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business

Campus Full time 42 months August 2017 Finland Jyväskylä

JAMK´s International Business Programme is the only EPAS accredited bachelor level programme among Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences. If you want to get a high quality business education, classmates from all over the world, and develop your English skills, this is something for you!International Business provides students with the knowledge and core business management skills they need to succeed in the global marketplace. You will study the whole degree in English. [+]

About the Program Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration, BBA Training type: Full-time studies Length: 210 ECTS Cr, 3,5 years Annual intake: 60 Application period: 10 Jan 2017 - 25 Jan 2017 Want to have get a high quality business education, get classmates from all over the world, and develop your English skills? If yes, this is something for you! International Business provides students with the knowledge and core business management skills they need to succeed in the global marketplace. You will study the whole degree in English. Tuition fee and scholarship The official tuition fee is 8000 euros/year for non EU/ETA citizens. All excepted students will get 50 % scholarship for the first year. Good performance in studies (55 CR/year) will guarantee 50% scholarship throughout the studies. Develop your knowledge and skills to: manage diverse teams communicate in multicultural contexts synthesize and analyse business data apply strategic thinking manage global businesses. Study and gain work experience You do not only earn a BBA degree diploma; during your studies you also gain a lot of actual work experience. Many of our graduates establish extenxive business networks already during their studies. Practical training (ca 5 months), projects and thesis are all ways of learning and intertacting with working life and companies. From all over the world We have students e.g. from France, Russia, Estonia, Ghana, Nigeria, Belarus, Bangladesh, China, Vietnam, Nepal, Denmark, USA, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Hungary, Netherlands, Great Britain, Latvia, Malawi, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Finland! Fundamentals of Business During the first year, you will concentrate on the fundamentals of business, such as the basics of marketing, management, communication and research. You will get theoretical bases of business that will help you to understand business practices in global contexts. Academic Tracks During the second year, you will choose two academic tracks and write your thesis. The Academic Tracks (7 credits each) are Marketing Management, Cross Cultural Management, Technology Business and Future Foresighting, Finance and Corporate Governance, User Centric Design and Innovation, Economics of Internationalisation and Competitiveness. International Exposure The third academic year is dedicated to the international exposure and specialisation: practical training and/or an exchange period abroad. You are encouraged to choose your spesialisation at our partner institutions. Students can also widen their experiences and skills by pursuing a double degree at one of our accredited partner universities, outside Finland. In case you stay one more semester at JAMK you may also specialize on High-Tech Management, Music and Media Management, Sport Marketing, Tourism and Hospitality Management, or Entrepreneurship. Intended learning outcomes Intended learning outcomes are a statement of what a student will know and be able to do at the end of a programme. Knowledge and understanding Practical Skills: Multicultural Competency Intellectual skills: Information Management in Business Transferable Skills: Multicultural Communication in Business Graduate Jobs According to our alumni survey our graduates work in professions such as: Marketing Director, Secretary General, Export Assistant, CEO, HR Coordinator, Export Assistant, Mobile Product Manager, Area Sales Manager, B2B Marketing Executive, Trader, Sales Consultant, Business Area Manager, Lead Planner, Account Manager, Acquisition Marketing Manager, Product Manager, Store manager, Analyst, Brand Manager. JAMK´s International Business Programme is the only EPAS accredited bachelor level programme among Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences. Graduates who choose to study on an EPAS accredited programme can be assured that they are attending an institution with high international standards of quality with a balance between high academic quality and professional relevance. In addition, the needs of the corporate world are well integrated into the programme. How to Apply Apply online www.studyinfo.fi 10 – 25 January 2017 by 3:00 p.m. Finnish time (UTC+2). Applicants applying with non-Finnish qualifications must send the required enclosures to their first-preference UAS admission services by 8 February 2017 by 3:00 p.m. Finnish time (UTC+2) at the latest. Required enclosures: copies of the original degree certificates (high school/secondary school) authorised translation of the certificate if needed (in English, Finnish or Swedish, the translation must have the translators' signature and stamp) All eligible applicants are invited to entrance examinations. Invitations to entrance examination or decisions on eligibility are sent by email in the end of March. Entrance examinations are arranged in April. The invitation letter (email) will include all the details about time, location, and special arrangements. Results are announced on 30 June 2017, at the latest. If you are admitted, start visa/residence permit application procedure (if needed) immediately at the beginning of June. If you are admitted, you must confirm your study place by 14 July 2017 by 3:00 p.m. Finnish time (UTC+2), at the latest. If you do not return the form on time, you will lose the study place. If you have applied with an upper secondary education completed in Finland (suomalainen ylioppilastutkinto tai ammatillinen tutkinto), please send a copy of your educational certificate(s) to us by 14 July 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at the latest. Please remember that your admission is conditional until your relevant original certificates have been checked. The polytechnic/UAS may withdraw the admission if an applicant has given false information or has forged document(s). Studies will begin in the middle of August 2017. Please, arrive to Jyväskylä by that time! Concerning the Degree Programme in Nursing JAMK may require a criminal record from the students whose practical training includes working with minors (under 18 year olds). Furthermore, please check the health requirements in DP in Nursing. We communicate by email, so please remember to type your email address correctly into your application! Check your email regularly, including your spam and junk folders. Notice, that there is tuition fee for NON-EU/EEA-citizens. Lukuvuosimaksuja ei ole suomalaisille tai muiden EU-maiden kansalaisille! [-]

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Jyväskylä 40200, Finland