HAMK is a multidisciplinary university of applied sciences with 29 bachelor-level degree programmes, 7 master-level degree programmes and around 8000 students. It offers broad-based, high-quality education, research and development, and strong internationalisation.
HAMK is situated centrally in the most populated are of the country, southern Finland, where about half of all Finns live. HAMK has units in seven locations within a 100 km area of range. These units specialise in specific areas, namely culture; natural resources and the environment; natural sciences; social sciences, business and administration; social services, health and sport; technology, communication and transport; and professional teacher education.
All degree programmes are delivered in Finnish except for Automation Engineering in Valkeakoski; Construction Engineering in Hämeenlinna; Industrial Management in Valkeakoski; International Business in Valkeakoski; Mechanical Engineering and Production Technology in Riihimäki; Supply Chain Management in Forssa; and the master-level Business Management and Entrepreneurship in Hämeenlinna, which are delivered entirely in English. In addition, each field of education offers courses in English for our international exchange students.
International activities at HAMK include international education, research and development projects as well as mobility. HAMK has around 100 partners all over the world.
The network-based library and information services are part of the learning environment. Development projects offer students real-life subjects for their theses and also opportunities to establish their own businesses.