To take the first step towards exchange studies at HAMK, we recommend that you take a look at the suitable study modules and read the “Welcome to HAMK” guide for new exchange students.
Once you have found suitable modules and discussed with your own university’s staff about exchange studies at HAMK, please read carefully the instructions about nomination and online application.
AVAILABLE STUDY MODULES IN 2019-2020
|SEMESTER||SEMESTER DATES||APPLICATION DEADLINE|
|Autumn semester 2019||26 August – 20 December||15 May 2019|
|Spring semester 2020||13 January – 8 May||15 October 2019|
ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-2020
|AUTUMN SEMESTER (26 August – 20 December 2019)|
|Module 1||26 August – 25 October||autumn holiday week 42|
|Module 2||28 October – 20 December||Christmas holiday weeks 52 and 1|
|SPRING SEMESTER (13 January – 8 May 2020)|
|Module 3||13 January – 13 March||winter holiday week 9|
|Module 4||16 March – 8 May|| |
Exchange students should first get approval from their home university for their planned exchange. After that, your home institution’s coordinator will send the nomination information to our university’s contact person. You will then receive the user ID for SoleMOVE.
Please see here for a list of our contact persons.
The nomination must include the following information for each student:
- Last name
- Given name(s)
- Date of birth (dd.mm.yyyy)
- Duration of exchange
- EU subject area at the home university
- EU subject area at HAMK
After HAMK has received the nomination from your home university, you will receive further instructions on how to fill in your application and download the required documents online.
HAMK uses the SoleMOVE online mobility programme for receiving the applications.
When filling in your application (after the nomination), you will need to download the following application documents (in English):
- Your photo
- Motivation Letter (background, expectations for exchange)
- CV (free format)
- Transcript of Records (showing your grades from home university, in English)
- Learning Agreement (use your own university’s form)
- Applicants to Degree Programme in Design: also portfolio
Please note that as an exchange student you are not included in HAMK’s insurance policy. You need to have your own insurance.
For further information about insurance, please check the updated information on Finnish Immigration Service (Migri) website.