HAMK Häme University of Applied Sciences

Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) is a multidisciplinary, workplace-orientated higher education institution. 

About the University

• Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) is a multidisciplinary, workplace-orientated higher education institution. HAMK offers 29 Bachelor’s degree programmes, 13 Master’s degree programmes and professional teacher education. Eleven of the degree programmes are taught in English. HAMK’s seven campuses are situated centrally in the greater Helsinki metropolitan area of southern Finland. 

• HAMK offers degree programmes in its schools of bioeconomy, wellbeing and entrepreneurship, business and technology, and professional teacher education.

• HAMK has a student population of around 8000, and around 700 employees. We use various online tools in studying and working. Our graduate employment rate is one of the highest in Finland as is also the rate of graduate who start their own business. Alongside our Finnish students we have foreign students from around 65 different countries. HAMK is the 8th largest university of applied sciences in Finland and the only higher education institution in the Kanta-Häme region in southern Finland. 

• HAMK has launched the Entrerpreneurial University concept, which was registered as a trademark in 2021. It is a study environment where students can build their own study path, experiment and develop their own business ideas, and work in different teams.


• Student Services: Student services will help you to solve practical issues concerning your studies

• Housing Services: Exchange students: if you are a student from one of our partner universities who study or complete internship at HAMK for one to two semesters, some HAMK campuses can arrange a student apartment for you if you notify us about your time of arrival well ahead of time. Please refer to the specific arrangements by campus for more information.

Degree students: if you are a new degree student, we recommend you to start looking for accommodation as early as possible. Student accommodation options are limited, and not all new students can be promised a student apartment. If you are offered a student apartment, we highly recommend you agree to the offer.

• Medical Services: Starting in 2021, students who study for a bachelor’s or a master’s level degree (including international double degree students) at a university of applied sciences will be entitled to use the services of the Finnish Student Health Service (YTHS).

Fee: € 9700 / year*
Fee: € 9700 / year*
Fee: € 9700 / year*
Fee: € 9700 / year*
Fee: € 9700 / year*
Fee: € 9700 / year*

Required Documents

Upload the following attachments to your application:

  •  an official transcript of records (studies completed in the open university)
  •   a proof of you language skills (if needed)
  • copy of a document exempting you from paying tuition fees (if you have such document)