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Mustiala

Mustiala

Mustiala Campus

Mustiala is located in southern Finland, in the town of Tammela, only a 1.5 hour drive from Helsinki, Tampere and Turku. Most services and leisure time activities are found in Forssa, around 10 km from Mustiala.

Mustiala is the oldest of HAMK’s campuses and a traditional higher agricultural education provider. Mustiala campus has around 400 students and the number of staff is 37.

Bus connection from Helsinki Airport to Mustiala

Travelling from Helsinki Airport to Forssa (direct)

When traveling to Forssa from Helsinki Airport as directly as possible, the first step is to take a local bus or local train from the airport to Helsinki City Centre. Both options – bus or train – take you to Helsinki Railway Station. You can find more information about transportation options, schedules and prices on HSL’s webpage (public transport for Helsinki region).

From Helsinki City Centre it is easiest to continue your journey to Forssa by bus. It takes approx. 10 minutes to walk from the railway station to Kamppi Bus Station which is bus terminal for long-distance buses. From Kamppi Bus Station you can take direct bus to Forssa. The journey takes about 2 hours and the cost is around €15-20. For more information about the bus schedules and travel details, please visit Matkahuolto Bus Services or Onnibus Services. You will arrive to Forssa Bus Station in Forssa Town Centre.

Travelling from Helsinki Airport to Forssa (via Hämeenlinna) 

Another option is to travel to Forssa via Hämeenlinna. In this case it is advisable to take the train connection from Helsinki Airport to Hämeenlinna, with a change in Tikkurila train station. The train station entrance is located at the airport, between terminals 1 and 2. The journey takes about 1.5 hours (depending on the changing time in Tikkurila), and costs from €8 to €30, depending on the type of train. The seat is included in the train ticket (unless you want to change to a priced seat). Please check the timetables, prices and other information from the web site of Finnish Railways VR. Train tickets are not sold on the trains, so you need to buy train tickets beforehand, otherwise you can get a €80 fine.

From Hämeenlinna your travel to Forssa continues by bus. There are some bus connections to Forssa which leave from the railway station, but otherwise you might need to either take a taxi or walk to bus station. It takes approx. 20 minutes to walk about 1,5 km from Hämeenlinna Railway Station to Hämeenlinna Bus Station. The journey takes about 1 hour and cost is around €10. For more information about the bus schedules and travel details, please visit Matkahuolto Bus Services or Onnibus Services. You will arrive to Forssa Bus Station in Forssa Town Centre.

Travelling from Tampere-Pirkkala Airport to Forssa

If you are traveling to Forssa from Tampere-Pirkkala Airport, the first step is to take a local bus (number 103) from the airport to Tampere City Centre. You can search for schedules and prices on Nysse Service (public transportation for Tampere region). Please note – when searching for route information, you might need to write information to “From” and “To” fields in Finnish accordingly: From – Lentoasema, Pirkkala (Pirkkala Airport), To – Linja-autoasema, Tampere (Tampere Bus Station) or Rautatieasema, Tampere (Tampere Railway Station) depending on the continuation of your journey.

You can continue your travel from Tampere to Forssa either by bus or combining train and bus connections.

When planning to continue your travel by bus, please visit Matkahuolto Bus Services or Onnibus Services for bus schedules and travel details. The journey from Tampere Bus Station to Forssa takes about 1,5-2,5 hours and costs approx. €10-20 depending on your route. You may have to change buses. You will arrive to Forssa Bus Station in Forssa Town Centre.

When planning to continue your travel by combining train and bus connections, you have two options. You can travel by train to either Hämeenlinna or Humppila. In both cases your travel to Forssa still continues by busand you will arrive to Forssa Bus Station in Forssa Town Centre.

  • Hämeenlinna-Forssa: There are some bus connections to Forssa which leave from the Hämeenlinna railway station, but otherwise you might need to either take a taxi or walk to bus station. It takes approx. 20 minutes to walk about 1,5 km from Hämeenlinna Railway Station to Hämeenlinna Bus Station. The journey takes about 1 hour and cost is around €10.
  • Humppila-Forssa: There are bus connections from Humppila station to Forssa. The journey takes about 35 minutes and cost is around €7-10.

You can find the train timetables from Finnish Railways VR. For the bus schedules and other travel details, please visit Matkahuolto Bus Services or Onnibus Services.

Arrival guides to campus

Here you can find more information and advice for your travels to Mustiala, Tammela. Please notice that Forssa is the closest town where is the bus station. The closest railway stations are located in Hämeenlinna and Humppila.

When planning your travels, you can use the transportation services listed below. Some links are also added to the more detailed instructions.

In Finland, you can purchase discounted student tickets when you take public transportation. However, please notice that you need to have a valid student card with you when traveling to proof your student status.

Services at the campus

You can find following services on Mustiala Campus:

Library

The Mustiala campus library provides library services that are open to all students. The library is located in the main building of Mustiala campus, on 2nd floor. There is one group work room located in the library, that can be used by students. Read more about library services: Library.

Restaurants 

The campus has a restaurant that serves meals at affordable student prices. Read more: campus restaurants and meals

Menu can be found via Tuudo.

Student Services

If you have any questions about practical information concerning your studies, you can go to the Student Services office. The Student Services Office is located in the Mustiala campus main building, on the 1st floor of building. Read more: Student Services

Student health care

Students in Finnish universities of applied sciences are entitled to Finnish Student Health Service FSHS after they pay a health care fee to Kela (Finnish Social and Health Care Services). The health care fee is compulsory. You can get more advice from the campus Student Services. For more information, see also: Student Health Care HAMK

Student wellbeing and individual arrangements

HAMK’s Student Wellbeing services are available for all HAMK students. Student Wellbeing team consists of Study Psychologist, Special Needs Teacher, Student Welfare Officer and Coordinator of Sport Services. Wellbeing team is located in Hämeenlinna University Centre, but appointments can be arranged virtually (Zoom, Teams) or also face to face on Mustiala campus.

Read more about wellbeing services on Student Wellbeing webpage and familiarize yourself with accessibility and individual arrangements in case these topics concern you.

 

In addition to services mentioned above, some services are available remotely: IT services, international mobility services at HAMK InternationalStudent union HAMKO.

Mustiala campus
Address:
Mustialantie 105
31310 Mustiala

Student accommodation in Mustiala

DEGREE PROGRAMMES IN ENGLISH

Smart Organic Farming

DEGREE PROGRAMMES IN FINNISH

Agricultural and Rural Industries

Air view of Mustiala campus

Filming: Matias Sahinoja and Aleksi Ritakallio, Sustainable development (YSKENU14A2).

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