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TAMK Student's Handbook

International Business Management - information for new students

Congratulations – you have been selected in the next intake! You are warmly welcome to join the TAMK community and start building your future. This page has information, guidelines and schedules, which help you in getting started. Please read these instructions carefully.

This page was updated on 15 June 2023. Please come back lin the beginning of August for the latest updates!

Orientation Days and Starting of Studies

Studies start on TAMK main campus at the end of August 2023. 

The Orientation Days are not only mandatory for all students, they are the best way to get started with your studies. You will see and hear about our facilities and services, meet with everyone in your study group and get to know each other, talk to the key people in building your future: the head of your programme, your tutor teacher, other lecturers, your study counsellor, TAMK social counsellor, and many more. 

The studies start with Orientation Days

  • on Wed 30 Aug 2023 at 14.00 - 18.00 &
  • on Thu 31 Aug 2023 at 9.00 - 17.00.

The first courses start on Fri 1 Sep at 9.00 - 17.00

The detailed agenda of the Orientation Days will be sent to you by e-mail in the biginning of August.

Below you can find an old example timetable from 2022 on how the studies were running last year. The studies will be organized in the same way for 2023 - 2024. The updated timetable will be published in June 2023. Please come back to this page in June to check the new timetable.

Teaching Timetables for Autumn Semester 2023:

In Autumn Semester 2023 there will be two separate study groups, 23YIBMA & 23YIBMB. The Head of Programme has communicated to all accepted students on 13 June which study group you belong to and how to search and use the TAMK Timetable Engine. If you accept your study place after 13 June, and you want to know which study group you belong to, please contact the Head of Programme.  

Curriculum and Credit Transfer for Prior Master's Studies

Take a closer look at your curriculum to better understand your study and learning goals. The individual descriptions of courses include methods, teachers, timing of the course within the academic year, evaluation criteria and exam types.

This information is especially important if you wish to transfer credits for some previously completed Master-level courses, since you need to propose the substitution and discuss the matter with your study counsellor (see contact information below). If you have questions about credit transfer, it’s best to book a meeting time or to send email ahead of time to avoid the rush during the Orientation Days.

Contact Information

Head of Progamme, Senior Lecturer Mr Sven Rassl (sven.rassl [at] tuni.firel=" noopener" target="_blank")

  • on vacation between 12 June - 7 August         

Student Counsellor, Ms Maija Joensuu (maija.joensuu [at]

  • on vacation until 7 August

Study Affairs Coordinator, Ms Mervi Vainikainen (mervi.vainikainen [at] tuni.firel=" noopener" target="_blank")

  • on vacation (to be confirmed)
  • out of office always on Fridays

TAMK Welcome Team, welcome.tamk [at]

  • Remember to read all the instructions for new students carefully. If you still have questions e.g. about tuition fees, immigration, or arriving to Tampere, Finland, you can always send question to TAMK Welcome Team, also while the Study Affairs Coordinator or Student Counsellor are on vacation!
Published: 2.4.2019
Updated: 15.6.2023