Kaisa Kurki

Manager of International Affairs
Innovation Services and Partnerships

About me

Manager of International Affairs within Strategic International Development team, serving as a strategic central development, policy and coordination unit for internationalization. In addition, it oversees 16 international university network memberships and the international partnership portfolio development.


In charge of partnership development in the United States, China (capital region), India, North and Southern Africa, Latin America (excl. Brazil). Contact person for the following international university networks:

Mediterranean Universities Network UNIMED
Nordic Centre in India
SGroup European Universities' Network
Southern African-Nordic Centre
Scholars at Risk

Contact person for the China Scholarship Council Tampere University joint scholarship programme.

Internal working groups:

Secretary of the international coordination group of the university consisting of representatives of the service units, tasked with preparing the agendas for the meetings
Secretary of the university's internal India network
Secretary of the university's internal China network (co-secretary Leena Uski)