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 a​​rea 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 graduate who start 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 ​​​nut​​shell

  • 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:

Bachelor

Bachelor of Construction Engineering (BEng)

Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 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 Demand for international construction experts is increasing continuously in international construction projects in Finland and abroad. ​In addition to houses, construction engineering is applicable in our built-up environment to traffic corridors and water and waste management, for example. The tasks of engineering graduates may be related to the construction of new premises and to the repair of existing structures in engineering or project management in Finland and abroad. Daily tasks may involve design, product development, supervision in an official capacity, or trading. Construction professionals constantly monitor developments in the sector, they are familiar with the latest design and production techniques and can manage modern management techniques, and they are capable of applying them to practical situations at work. Construction engineers must have a view of the entire construction process in addition to their speciality. Work requires, in addition to professional knowledge management,... [-]

Bachelor of Electrical and Automation Engineering (BEng)

Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 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. Instruction in electrical and automation engineering focuses on wide-ranging studies in electrical engineering, the automation of production machinery and devices, and the maintenance of production facilities. The possibilities offered by new technology are utilised in the instruction, in the practical studies that include plenty of personal, first-hand activity. In the English-language degree for 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. An electrical and automation engineer typically works in a high-tech company in tasks involving planning and expertise, and later, as experience mounts, in various supervisory tasks. Such tasks are available in production facilities, design and consulting offices and companies specializing in software and hardware sales. The work is nearly always group work with experts from different fields in an international working environment. In Production Machinery Automation students learn about the most important functions... [-]

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and Production Technology (BEng)

Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 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.    The language of instruction is English, and a truly international academic environment ensures high-level language andmulticultural skills for graduates. They also have basic practical and professional Finnish language skills, so that they are able to integrate into Finnish working life. Our graduates are well-recognised experts in cross-cultural teams and projects thanks to their strong skills in English and intercultural communication, which also opens the door to many career opportunities. The Riihimäki campus of HAMK University of Applied Science has a long history in mechanical engineering and production technology. Mechanical Engineering and Production Technology graduates have a wide range of career choices around the world. A typical employer is a design engineering office, small- or medium-size workshop or a large global company. A common career path may lead to expert tasks, managerial duties or entrepreneurship.​... [-]

BBA

Bachelor of Business Administration: International Business (BBA)

Campus Full time Part time 42 months September 2017 Finland Hämeenlinna + 1 more

The programme is taught in English. Students from over 30 countries ensure that you will experience a truly international study environment. In addition, staff members represent both European and other nationalities. With over a decade of experience, the programme offers you the possibility to become a professional in the field of international business. The Degree Programme in International Business in Valkeakoski provides you with an education that promotes professional careers, especially in the European and Chinese markets. [+]

HAMK: Higher Education with a Professional Profile​​ About the Program The Degree Programme in International Business will provide you with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (BBA). The language of instruction is English. Students from over 30 countries ensure that you will experience a truly international study environment. In addition, staff members represent both European and other nationalities. With over a decade of experience, the programme offers you the possibility to become a professional in the field of international business. The Degree Programme in International Business will provide you with an education that promotes professional careers, especially in the European and Chinese markets. Join Us and Go Far Today's business is international. Not only large corporations but also small and medium-sized companies operate in an international environment. Examples of Professions Some of our recent graduates have found employment in the following professions: CRM Manager Customer Supervisor Entrepreneur Export Coordinator HRD Coordinator HRM Assistant Key Account Manager Logistics Coordinator Market Supervisor Marketing Developer Project Manager Team Leader Your Professional Profile as an International BBA As an International BBA, you will possess: International, customer-oriented, analytical and profit-conscious thinking; The ability to communicate in many languages using different communication tools and media; The ability to consider requirements of continuous personal development and ethical responsibility in your actions; The ability to create and develop long-term, profitable customer relationships as well as other networks in an international and multi-cultural business environment; The ability to plan, organize and manage international business operations in a responsible, efficient... [-]

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Address Visamäentie 35
13100 Hämeenlinna, Finland
Website http://www.hamk.fi/english/Sivut/default.aspx
Phone +358 3 6461