International TAMK

The international dimension of TAMK's operations is one of the elements that strengthens the appeal as well as the competitiveness of the Tampere region. Investigate our international operations in all their variety!

Very good international student satisfaction

Scandinavian countries scored exceptionally well on international student satisfaction survey made by StudyPortals in 2016. The survey established how international students value European higher education. Tampere University of Applied Sciences was ranked among the top ten Finnish higher education institutions.

Erasmus Charter for Higher Education

TAMK has been awarded an Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) which allows TAMK to take part in the European Commission's Erasmus+ Programme for 2014-2020. By accepting this Charter, TAMK is committed to following the basic principles and terms of the Programme as well as the Erasmus Policy Statement (EPS) represented in the ECHE application.


Read our blogs to find out about international events at TAMK, and see how our exchange students are getting on.

TAMK International
Far Away but Still so Near - Postcards from Around the World Sent by TAMK Students
Each One Teach One - Teaching & learning diaries of TAMK students
Finnish language and culture for foreigners


Ask about our international activities from our international staff. We are happy to help!

International Services

We serve students, teachers and partners in all matters concerning TAMK's international cooperation. We are responsible for the administration of student and staff mobility programmes, exchanges, and other international partnerships.

Tampere University of Applied Sciences
International Services
Kuntokatu 3
FI-33520 Tampere, Finland
international.tamk [at]
Fax: +358 3 245 2360

Head of International Services
Kirsi Jokipakka
+358 40 837 3061

International strategic partnerships
Noora Kahra
Project manager
+358 50 368 2699
noora.kahra [at]

Education Export

At TAMK Global Education Services we offer modern, high quality and innovative education worldwide. Please, contact us for more information.

Carita Prokki
Kuntokatu 3
FI-33520 Tampere, Finland
+358 40 733 5650
carita.prokki [at]

R&D and Innovation

Perttu Heino
Director, R&D
Kuntokatu 3
FI-33520 Tampere, Finland
+358 50 401 2168
perttu.heino [at]