Exchange Studies

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Exchange Studies

Instructions for exchange applicants

We here at Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) warmly welcome exchange students from our partner institutions abroad. We have bilateral agreements with about 100 educational institutions abroad and our whole exchange programme system is based on these agreements. In special cases, students can be accepted from outside the above schemes.

To take the first step towards exchange studies at HAMK, we recommend that you take a look at the suitable courses and read the “Welcome to HAMK” guide for new exchange students.

Once you have found suitable courses and discussed with your own university’s staff about exchange studies at HAMK, please read carefully the instructions about nomination and online application.

AVAILABLE EXCHANGE COURSES

APPLICATION DEADLINES

SEMESTERSEMESTER DATESAPPLICATION DEADLINE
Autumn semester 201926 August – 20 December15 May 2019
Spring semester 202013 January – 8 May15 October 2019

ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-2020

AUTUMN SEMESTER (26 August – 20 December 2019)
1. module26 August – 25 Octoberautumn holiday on week 42
2. module28 October – 20 DecemberChristmas holiday on weeks 52 and 1
SPRING SEMESTER (13 January – 8 May 2020)
3. module13 January – 13 Marchwinter holiday on week 9
4. module16 March – 8 May 

NOMINATION

Exchange students should first get approval from their home university for their planned exchange.

All applicants must be officially nominated by their home university. The nomination must include the following information for each student:

  • Last name
  • Given name(s)
  • Date of birth (dd.mm.yyyy)
  • Gender
  • Email
  • Duration of exchange
  • EU subject area at the home university
  • EU subject area at HAMK

ONLINE APPLICATION

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):

 

PLEASE NOTE:

A good command of English is needed to study at HAMK as an exchange student.

HAMK’s recommendation for English language skills is level B2 in The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Exchange students applying to International Business: students outside the EU that do not study their degree in English, language certification is required when you submit your application; either TOEFL 79 or IELTS 6.0

 

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