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.

Top reasons to study here

  • We serve the needs of business, industry and the public sector.
  • We have highly qualified teachers and most of them hold a master’s degree and around one hundred a doctoral degree.
  • Alongside our Finnish students we have foreign students from around 70 different countries.

Distance Learning Courses

Business & Management (1)

About

Education

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

We carry out customer-oriented applied research and development projects. Our four research units support business and industry within the region.​

Research Units

  • Sustainable Bio-economy
  • Innovative Expertise
  • Intelligent Services 
  • Technology for the Future

Career

 

Services

Student services

Each campus has a local student affairs office. To ensure a smooth progress of your studies, please make sure you are aware of the location, contact info and opening hours of your own student affairs office.

Housing services

Usually it is quite easy to find a place to live when you are studying at HAMK. All HAMK campuses are located in small to medium sized cities, so wherever your housing is located you are never far away from your classroom.

Library services

Each campus has a library.

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

Häme University of Applied Sciences offers a broad selection of sport activities on all campuses to its students. When using the sports services in Hämeenlinna, students need a sports pass to use the various sports services offered by HAMK. After buying the sports pass, students can use the sport services of all HAMK campuses. In other Hamk locations students are free to use all the sports services provided by HAMK without any costs (excluding swimming halls). 

Accreditation

The quality systems of Finnish higher education institutions are audited systematically by the Finnish Education Evaluation Centre​. HAMK was the first ever higher education institution in Finland to receive the highest status “advanced” for its quality system.