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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Programs taught in:
English
Finnish

This school also offers:

BBA

Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK)

HAMK offers an extensive Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in the field of ICT – working on the practical technology with a touch of contemporary business. ... [+]

Computer Applications Degree Content

HAMK offers an extensive Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in the field of ICT – working on the practical technology with a touch of contemporary business.

The scope of the Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Applications, is 210 credits, and it is completed in 3.5 years.

3.5-year degree programme

The core competence studies in Computer applications cover a wide range of topics in programming. You will learn programming languages and techniques most commonly used today. Studies include also e.g. user interface design, operating systems, web development, databases, cloud operations, software robotics, business and innovation, probability and statistics. After this, you will select studies according to your own interests and focus e.g. on augmented reality, artificial intelligence or big data. It will also be possible to select profiling studies from other degree programmes.... [-]

Finland Hämeenlinna Riihimäki Valkeakoski Forssa  + 1 More
September 2020
English
Full-time
42 months
Campus
Read more in English
Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK)

Our Degree Program in International Business provides students with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (BBA) with the scope of 210 credits, which can be compl ... [+]

H.A.M.K.: Higher Education with a Professional Profile

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

When you study in H.A.M.K. International Business, you will prepare yourself for a future by focusing on the three main educational pillars:

Leading International Networks Dynamics of Global Markets Learning by Doing

Our Degree Program 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 pillars, where the focus is on International Management, Global Markets and Business Development. We implement studies by combining theory and practice with an entrepreneurial mindset.... [-]

Finland Hämeenlinna Riihimäki Valkeakoski Forssa  + 1 More
September 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
42 months
Campus
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Bachelor

Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK)

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. ... [+]

H.A.M.K.: 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 H.A.M.K., 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 ... [-]
Finland Hämeenlinna Riihimäki Valkeakoski Forssa  + 1 More
September 2020
English
Full-time
4 years
Campus
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Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK)

In the English-language degree for Electrical and Automation Engineering, the focus is on utilizing automation engineering in new areas of application. The efficient and ... [+]

H.A.M.K.: Higher Education with a Professional Profile

About the Program

An engineer specialized 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 utilize 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.... [-]

Finland Hämeenlinna Riihimäki Valkeakoski Forssa  + 1 More
September 2020
English
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Read more in English
Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK)

Mechanical engineering and production technology graduates have the necessary design, production and automation skills required in mechanical engineering. In addition, th ... [+]

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 for 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.   ... [-]

Finland Hämeenlinna Riihimäki Valkeakoski Forssa  + 1 More
September 2020
English
Full-time
4 years
Campus
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Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK)

Bioeconomy Engineering programme will equip you as an engineer with the knowledge and skills that put your sustainable development goals into action. You will achieve thi ... [+]

What Will You Learn?

Bioeconomy Engineering programme will equip you as an engineer with the knowledge and skills that put your sustainable development goals into action. You will achieve this by gaining the competences to integrate digitalization and data technology with biomass flows management of land, forest and waters. You will acquire teamwork skills to reshape communication between bioproduction, processing, business, markets and consumers. Principles of the circular economy and sparing use of natural resources are integral principles of the study programme.

What Will You Become?

After graduation, you will be an engineer specialized in producing smart information and data-based solutions for the management of bioeconomy, the production and processing industry and supply chains. You are able to work with businesses and enterprises, engineering agencies, government, the public sector and non-governmental organisations. Your specific positions can be in projects, design, development, training, sales, consultancy, management, entrepreneurship and as a specialist.... [-]

Finland Hämeenlinna Riihimäki Valkeakoski Forssa  + 1 More
January 2020
English
Full-time
4 years
Campus
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Higher Education with a Professional Profile

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Address
Visamäentie 35
13101 Hämeenlinna, Finland
Address
Kaartokatu 2
11100 Riihimäki, Finland
Address
Tietotie 1
37630 Valkeakoski, Finland
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Wahreninkatu 11
30100 Forssa, Finland
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Phone
+358 3 6461