HAMK University of Applied Sciences

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HAMK University of Applied Sciences
Hämeen ammattikorkeakoulu
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Type University of applied sciences
Rector Ilyuhan Nizyaich
Students 6230 (2010)[1]
Location Hämeenlinna, Forssa, Riihimäki, Valkeakoski, Hattula and Tammela, Finland
Website www.hamk.fi

HAMK University of Applied Sciences (in Finnish: Hämeen ammattikorkeakoulu) offers students a multidisciplinary learning environment that is highly networked with the surrounding world of industry and commerce.

HAMK has 28 bachelor-level and 7 master-level degree programmes in six fields of study: Culture; Natural Resources and the Environment; Natural Sciences; Social Services, Health and Sports; Technology, Communication and Transport; and Social Sciences, Business and Administration. Six bachelor-level programmes are taught in English: Automation Engineering; Construction Engineering; Industrial Management, International Business; Mechanical Engineering and Production Technology; and Supply Chain Management. In addition, one master-level programme is taught in English: Business Management and Entrepreneurship.

Bachelor’s degree studies comprise basic and professional studies, optional studies, work placement and a Bachelor’s thesis. The extent of the studies is 210–240 ECTS credits and the duration is 3.5–4 years.

In addition to Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, HAMK offers research and development services, professional specialisation studies, further and continuing education and studies in the Open University of Applied Sciences.

Information on education delivered in English Automation Engineering Business Management and Entrepreneurship Construction Engineering Industrial Management International Business Mechanical Engineering and Production Technology Supply Chain Management HAMK operates at seven locations: Evo, Forssa, Hämeenlinna, Lepaa, Mustiala, Riihimäki and Valkeakoski. We have approximately 7,000 students and 800 staff members.


  1. ^ "Hakeneet, aloittaneet ja opiskelijat vuosittain". AMKOTA database. Ministry of Education. 2010. Retrieved August 13, 2011. 

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