Any Questions? - Hämeen ammattikorkeakoulu
Any Questions?
Hämeen ammattikorkeakoulu

Any Questions?

Guidance and Instructions

HAMK International will help and advise you when you wish to complete studies or work placement abroad.  Below you will find the list of contacts.


The aim of international services at Häme University of Applied Sciences is to support the development of the international competence of our staff and students. International services, i.e. HAMK International provides services to promote international student, trainee and staff mobility and also informs about the many different ways of becoming international at HAMK. When you want to go abroad for studies or work placement or you are wondering about which alternative is best for you, the staff of HAMK International will help you to find the best solution.

International OfficerTaina Honkavuori
International OfficerSaara Lindén
International OfficerKirsi Liimatainen
Education Assistant, International Contact PersonMalla Haaparanta 
International Officer, Erasmus Institutional CoordinatorLeena Rantanen
Head of International AffairsKati Heikkinen

Living and Learning Abroad – module for outgoing students

This course enhances the students’ intercultural competence as an outcome of their exchange period abroad. This training course is for students who have been accepted for student exchange or placement abroad. On completion of this course, the student will be able to identify the basic concepts in intercultural communication, understand the cultural influence in behaviour and communication, understand the adjustment process to a new culture, and will manage emotions in the face of ambiguity, change, and challenging circumstances and people. The course consists of three phases: pre-departure before exchange period, in-country while on exchange and re-entry after return.

You can find the course in Peppi and enrol via the link below:

Course code: YH00CN53-3001 Living and Learning Abroad

The next info session for outgoing students (in Finnish) will be held on Friday 22 March 2019.

An online info session in English will be held on Friday 29 March 2019.