International strategy - Human Potential Unlimited

The university’s renewed strategy for 2030 is titled Human Potential Unlimited. It highlights working together with our partners to build a sustainable world. Together we develop solutions to tackle climate change, preserve the natural environment and improve the well-being and sustainability of societies.

We create a structure, infrastructure, tools and services that cross traditional boundaries, which provides us with a competitive edge internationally. The openness of our teaching, science and knowledge enables application that is more efficient, and it makes us an international trailblazer.

By emphasising research-based best practices, we integrate research into education and lifelong learning in both academic and applied fields. Our community educates students who will solve wicked problems, change the world and become reliable knowledge professionals and experts in the future. International competences and internationalisation is an inherent part of all our degree programmes.

Action Plan supports strategy

The Action Plan for Internationalisation supports the strategy and defines concreate measures for set targets. The Action Plan focuses on the areas in which the university endeavours to excel and names key actions targeting these objectives. Our university is a global community and an active collaboration partner. We are an international forerunner in research and an attractive study destination. The priority actions in internationalisation for 2020 include

  • the European University initiative project ECIU University
  • launching a competitive international recruitment strategy
  • the five-year development programme on EU collaboration and partnerships
  • improving international degree students’ support for integration and employment.

Get to know Tampere University's strategyAction plan for internationalisation (pdf)Tampere University International in figures (pdf)Tampere University International in figures (printable pdf file)Erasmus Policy Statement (pdf)Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (pdf)

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