Häme University of Applied Sciences

Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) is a multidisciplinary higher education institution situated centrally in the most populated area of southern Finland.

Distance Learning Courses

Business & Management (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)



HAMK education:

  • 23 bachelor-level degree programmes (4 in English) 
  • 7 master-level degree programmes (1 in English)
  • professional teacher education 
  • 4 research units 


Research Units

  • Bioeconomy
  • Smart services
  • Professional excellence
  • Sheet metal centre


The second-cycle / Master's degree programmes offered at the universities of applied sciences aim at deepening the professional competence and expertise you will need in a job. The degrees can be completed while working and they are equal to other Finnish Master's degrees, and give the same qualifications as them.


Student services

The central forms of HAMK international activities are:

  • student and trainee mobility
  • teacher and staff mobility
  • English-taught programmes and courses
  • internationalisation at home
  • multiculturism
  • international education, research and development projects
  • global education business

Housing services

Finland is located in northern Europe. HAMK's campuses are in the south of Finland:

  • Evo
  • Forssa
  • Hämeenlinna
  • Lepaa
  • Mustiala
  • Riihimäki

Library services

The Main Library at the University Centre provides the degree programmes with library services that are open to all students.

ICT services

When you join as a student, you will receive a personal user ID, with which you can log in to HAMK computers and many different systems. We are in charge of the IT infrastructure and all of its services, including the functionality of equipment and systems, and we provide training in their use, as well as problem-solving advice. 

Medical services

To support students' wellbeing, HAMK offers the services of a student wellbeing specialist, student counselling psychologist and coordinator of sport services. They work in all HAMK's campuses in cooperation with tutor teachers, study counsellors, nurses, pastors and everyone connected to student services.

Student Life

Campus life

The Evo Campus is situated in the village of Iso-Evo in the Lammi area. Lammi is a rural district and part of the city of Hämeenlinna, northwest from Lahti, and the closest place with a post office, banks and shops. There are about 1850 hectares of forests available for teaching and research purposes at Evo.

Forssa is situated in the southwest of central Finland, which is the most populated area of Finland, only one hour from Helsinki, Tampere and Turku. There are about 19,000 inhabitants in Forssa, and together with the surrounding municipalities Humppila, Jokioinen, Tammela and Ypäjä 36,000 inhabitants.

Sports facilities

HAMK takes care of the health, well-being and studying and working ability of the students by offering them different kinds of sports services in every campus.