Tampere University of Applied Sciences

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Tampere University of Applied Sciences
Tampereen ammattikorkeakoulu
Tamk logo.png
TypeUniversity of applied sciences (polytechnic)
RectorMarkku Lahtinen
Students9,300 [1]
Location, ,
OwnerTampere University Foundation (87%)[2]
TAMK's main campus

Tampere University of Applied Sciences (Finnish: Tampereen ammattikorkeakoulu, TAMK) is a university of applied sciences (a polytechnic) in the region of Pirkanmaa, Finland. Together with Tampere University, TAMK constitutes the Tampere higher education community.

It was founded in 1996, and the Pirkanmaa University of Applied Sciences merged with TAMK in 2010. Its campuses are located in Tampere, Ikaalinen, Mänttä-Vilppula and Virrat.

TAMK's main campus is located in the city of Tampere, three kilometres away from the city centre. There are three other smaller campuses in Tampere: Mediapolis, Music Academy, and Proakatemia.

TAMK has almost 10.000 students divided among over 40 degree programmes, of which 7 are conducted in English.[3]


TAMK comprises 5 schools

  • School of Art, Music and Media
  • School of Business and Services
  • School of Construction and Environmental Engineering
  • School of Health Care and Social Services
  • School of Industrial Engineering

The School of Professional Teacher Education is not listed anymore in the organization chart possibly because of the Tampere University merger. Chart found here [4]

Academic collaboration[edit]

TAMK has collaborations with more than 300 Universities in 50 Countries. TAMK takes part in several mobility programmes, including Erasmus +, Nordplus, North-South-South, First, the China Programme for Educational Cooperation, and Science Without Borders.


  1. ^ https://www.tuni.fi/en/news/facts-and-figures. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ https://www.tuni.fi/en/about-us/tamk/organisation. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "TAMK's educational provision | Tampere universities". www.tuni.fi. Retrieved 2018-12-31.
  4. ^ "Organizational Chart". Retrieved 2019-12-20.

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Coordinates: 61°30′14″N 23°48′32″E / 61.504°N 23.809°E / 61.504; 23.809