Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK)

Introduction

Welcome to HAMK

Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) is a multidisciplinary higher education institution situated centrally in the most populated area of southern Finland. HAMK offers inspiring higher education and customer-oriented applied research.

Häme University of Applied Sciences is authorised by the Government of Finland and is situated centrally in the most populated area of the country, southern Finland, where about half Finland's population live.

HAMK has 7 campuses comprising of:

  • 7200 students
  • 625 teachers and other staff
  • 31-degree programmes, of which 6 are delivered entirely in English

HAMK is one of three member institutions of the Federation of Universities of Applied Sciences (FUAS).

HAMK operates in close cooperation with Häme Vocational Institute (HAMI), which offers further and continuing vocational education and training.

Versatile Education

The international perspective is a natural part of our daily activities. Alongside our Finnish students, we have foreign students from around 70 different countries.

HAMK education:

  • Bachelor’s and master’s degrees
  • Professional teacher education
  • Continuing and further education
  • Open university studies
  • Exchange studies

We have highly qualified teachers and most of them hold a master’s degree and around one hundred a doctoral degree. See more about teacher education in Finland.

We use various online tools in studying. Our graduate employment rate is one of the highest in Finland as is also the rate of a graduate who starts their own business.

As Finland in undeniably well known for its strengths in the field of education, here at HAMK we offer educational products for the global market.

We Serve the Needs of Business, Industry and the Public Sector

HAMK has strong links to business and industry. Therefore, we can offer our Finnish and foreign students authentic learning environments and assignments for the benefit of both the students and enterprises.

We carry out customer-oriented applied research and development projects. Our four research units support business and industry within the region.

The HAMK Quality System

The quality systems of Finnish higher education institutions are audited systematically by the Finnish Education Evaluation Centre. HAMK was the first ever higher education institution in Finland to receive the highest status “advanced” for its quality system.

HAMK in a nutshell

  • 70 00 students
  • 600 staff members
  • 50 million Euro budget
  • 7 campuses
  • 5 fields of education
  • 23 bachelor-level degree programmes (4 in English)
  • 7 master-level degree programmes (2 in English)
  • 4 research units 100 other partner universities around the world

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This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Finnish

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Programs

This school also offers:

BBA

Bachelor of Business Administration: International Business (BBA)

Campus Full time Part time 42 months September 2018 Finland Hämeenlinna + 1 more

Our Degree Programme in International Business provides students with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (BBA) with the scope of 210 credits, which can be completed in 3.5 years. The degree is completed entirely in English. Your study path will be constructed of modules focusing on our three main educational pilars, where the focus is on International Management, Global Markets and Business Development. We implement studies by combining theory and practice with an entrepreneurial mindset. [+]

HAMK: Higher Education with a Professional Profile

In International Business we believe in competence, confidence and courage!

When you study in HAMK International Business, you will prepare yourself for a future by focusing on the three main educational pilars:

Leading International Networks Dynamics of Global Markets Learning by Doing

Our Degree Programme in International Business provides students with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (BBA) with the scope of 210 credits, which can be completed in 3.5 years. The degree is completed entirely in English. Your study path will be constructed of modules focusing on our three main educational pilars, where the focus is on International Management, Global Markets and Business Development. We implement studies by combining theory and practice with an entrepreneurial mindset.... [-]


Bachelor

Bachelor of Construction Engineering (BEng)

Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Finland Hämeenlinna

A degree completed in English provides construction engineers with good language skills and international know-how, making it possible to work anywhere in the world. [+]

HAMK: Higher Education with a Professional Profile​​

About the Program

The Construction Engineering degree programme allows students to focus on structural engineering or environmental technology. At HAMK, structural engineering focuses on steel construction. Steel Constructions studies include mechanics, mathematics, technical drawings and CAD. Understanding of the structures, and 3-D visualization skills will develop during the studies.

During the studies (Steel Constructions) it is possible to achieve credits required by A-class structural engineer qualifications:

Structural mechanics – 16 credits Concrete construction and technology – 8 credits Concrete structure engineering – 8 credits Steel structure engineering – 8 credits Wood structure engineering – 12 credits Construction physics – 5 credits ... [-]

Bachelor of Electrical and Automation Engineering (BEng)

Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Finland Hämeenlinna

In the English-language degree for Electrical and Automation Engineering, the focus is on utilising automation engineering in new areas of application. The efficient and inexpensive new data technology devices in particular offer many interesting opportunities for automation technology. [+]

HAMK: Higher Education with a Professional Profile​​

About the Program

​An engineer specialised in Electrical and Automation Engineering knows how to plan electrification and automation both for ordinary household appliances as well as complicated industrial production equipment. There are two alternate learning paths available for automation engineering students: production machinery automation and production process automation.

The engineer knows how to utilise information and electrical technology in developing automation technology in new applications. Vehicles, shops, homes, industry, traffic control and street lighting are examples of the ​most common applications of electrical and automation engineering.... [-]


Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and Production Technology (BEng)

Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Finland Hämeenlinna

Mechanical engineering and production technology graduates have the necessary design, production and automation skills required in mechanical engineering. In addition, they are well-versed in materials technology, which is necessary in the selection of raw materials. They also have deep and up-to-date knowledge about either design of mechanical systems or production systems. In each of these areas, mechanical engineers are able to utilize the relevant computer-based tools. Graduates also master all general working life needs, like economic thinking, ability to work in teams and communication skills.    [+]

HAMK: Higher Education with a Professional Profile​​

About the Program

Mechanical Engineering and Production Technology graduates have the necessary design, production and automation skills required in mechanical engineering. The mechanical engineering and production technology degree programme allows students to focus on either production systems or design of mechanical systems.

In addition, they are well-versed in materials technology, which is necessary in the selection of raw materials. They also have deep and up-to-date knowledge about either design of mechanical systems or production systems. In each of these areas, mechanical engineers are able to utilize the relevant computer-based tools. Graduates also master all general working life needs, like economic thinking, ability to work in teams and communication skills.    ... [-]


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HAMK

Address Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) , Visamäentie 35
13101 Hämeenlinna, Finland
Website http://www.hamk.fi/english/Sivut/default.aspx
Phone +358 3 6461