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TAMK Student's Handbook

Media and Arts - 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.


Please note, that changes on this information are possible. Please follow this site closely before the studies begin.

Studies start on 15 August 2023 at 10.00 in Mediapolis Campus.

If you need to bring your original certificates with you for verification, you have gotten / you will get a notification about it via email.


Orientation during the first contact week is not only mandatory for all students, it is the best way to get started. You will hear about facilities and services, meet with your study group and get to know each other, meet the key people in building your future: your tutor teacher, your study counsellor, and much more. Open University students join the orientation studies also. In case you are not able to attend orientation, please contact student counsellor (contact information below).

The preliminary programme of orientation week:

Microsoft Teams

In order to join your group's Teams, you need to activate your Tuni -account. See the Welcome to TAMK front page for more information, also see the instructions if you don't have a Finnish bank account from the front page. 

After you have activated your account you can request to join TG-Media and Arts 2023-2024 | Guidance and tutoring Microsoft Teams using this link. Remember to use your new Tuni -account when logging in.

You’ll be accepted to the group latest during the week when your orientation will start. In the Teams you can find materials for orientation. You can also use Teams to ask questions from your teacher and student tutors. They are there at the group ready to welcome you!


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 courses within the academic year, evaluation criteria and exam types.

Transfer of Credits and Accreditation of Prior Learning

Do you have prior university studies before starting at TAMK? You can apply for credit transfer for prior studies. Please contact your own student counsellor; see the contact information below.

Language studies

During Orientation Days there will be a language study info.


The classroom teaching will be conducted later on during the studies at TAMK  Mediapolis campus.

Contact information

Study affairs coordinator Päivi Sohlman-Lukin, tel. +35840 801 6256

Study counsellor Maija Joensuu, tel.+35840 648 6306

During summer holidays please contact opintotoimisto.tamk [at]

Published: 2.4.2019
Updated: 16.5.2023