Quality label awarded to Tampere UAS

Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) has been awarded with the Quality Label of Finnish Education Evaluation Centre, which is in force for six years starting on the 14th March 2016. The Quality System of the UAS fulfils the national criteria for quality management of higher education institutions and it corresponds to the European standards and guidelines.

According to the Audit team, TAMK has developed its Quality System consistently creating a solid foundation for quality management. The procedures and principles of quality work cover all activities of the institution.

– TAMK has worked hard to build a unified quality culture. UAS staff, students and stakeholders have been invited to develop the quality management, says the Chair of the Audit team, Rector Eva Werner from IMC Krems –university of applied sciences from Austria.





TAMK establishes tuition fees for non-EU/EEA degree students

Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) has set tuition fees for non-EU/EEA degree students starting at TAMK from autumn 2017 onwards.

Instead of the more traditional field of study pricing, TAMK has selected degree level pricing as the basis for the cost structure. In principle, the academic year will cost 9800 euros on the bachelor level (AMK) and 10 800 euros on the master level (YAMK).


TAMK involved in the launch of European Master Care and Technology

Care and Technology for the Future!

A new Master’s programme in Care and Technology started in September 2015 at the Zuyd University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. Tampere University of Applied Sciences is one of the cooperative partners in planning and implementing this programme.


Salford’s double degree programme with TAMK as seen by Simon Ireland

The double degree programme between Salford Business School and TAMK’s School of Business and Services was successfully approved on the 21st of April. International Partnerships and Business Coordinator at University of Salford, Simon Ireland breaks down the ongoing process and explains how students can benefit from taking the dual programme.




Rio 2016: TAMK’s education expertise on view in Finland House

In the Rio Summer Olympics the focus is on presentation of Finnish education, in addition to the sports success. Finland House, which was opened at the Finnish Embassy in connection with the Olympic games, is a meeting place and showcase for Finnish expertise on 12-21 August.


Studying at Clinical Skills Centre began

The unique health care learning environment called the Clinical Skills Centre is ready at Kauppi Campus. During the first week it had more than a hundred TAMK’s students and about a dozen medical students.

In the Clinical Skills Centre, health care students and professionals work together practising their skills. The Clinical Skills Centre is located in the new facilities of Arvo next to Tampere University Hospital.


Cross-institutional studies in Tampere3 are now open

An agreement signed on cross-institutional studies will enable the students of Tampere3 higher education institutions to complete studies at the other two institutions from autumn 2016 onwards.

“The cross-institutional studies will expand students’ opportunities for seeking diverse courses according to their own interests,” says Vice Rector Harri Melin of the University of Tampere.



New sports arena to TAMK main campus

Tampere University of Applied Sciences introduces a new sports arena, which raises the sports services of the Tampere3 higher education institutions to a completely new level at Kauppi campus, Tampere. The TAMK Sports Arena will serve Unipoli Sport customers, i.e. students and staff of TAMK, the University of Tampere, and Tampere University of Technology.


Cooperation between TAMK students and NASA began

TAMK’s students participate in the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA’s Epic Challenge programme. The studies began with a video connection with an astronaut of NASA.

The programme attempts to solve the extreme challenges related to the inhabitation of Mars.


TAMK receives very good remarks from international students

Tampere University of Applied Sciences has won the StudyPortals Award for Very Good International Student Satisfaction 2016. International students rated their study experience at our university with an average score of 8+ based on 85 reviews. This result takes TAMK to the top ten universities in Finland.



Tampere, the largest hub for construction expertise in Finland

Tampere3 education cooperation has come a long way in the field of construction engineering. The aim of the upcoming educational reform is to make sure that the best construction engineers and Masters of Science in Technology continue to be educated in Tampere.


Tampere3 process to continue

The University of Tampere and Tampere University of Applied Sciences are happy with the decision made by the TTY Foundation to continue the Tampere3 project and the preparation of the merger of the universities.