International Services - Häme University of applied sciences
International Services
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International Services

International Services

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 gives information about the many different ways to become international at HAMK. When you want to go abroad for studies or work placement or you are wondering about which alternative is the best for you, the staff of HAMK International will help you to find the best solution. More information about exchange opportunities and detailed contact information is available here.

Each degree programme has guidance counsellor who is responsible for the coordination of incoming students. You will find the list of guidance counsellors below.

HAMK International

Title Name
Head of International Affairs Kati Heikkinen
International Coordinator, incoming nominations and applications; outgoing students Annina Herala-Hemmilä
International Officer, outgoing students Malla Haaparanta
International Specialist, outgoing students Taina Honkavuori
International Officer, outgoing students Kirsi Liimatainen
International Officer, outgoing students Saara Lindén
International Officer, Erasmus Institutional Coordinator Leena Rantanen

Guidance Counsellors in Degree Programmes

The guidance counsellors in the degree programmes give guidance to incoming exchange students and take care of their Learning Agreements. They are the “Responsible Person” in the Learning Agreement and sign it on behalf of HAMK.

Degree programme Name
​Agricultural and Rur​al Industries; Equine Industries Sari Mäki-Latikka
Biotechnology and Food Engineering Riitta Rytkönen
Business Administration Marjo Vaalgamaa
Business Information Technology Anu Vaaraniemi
Computer Applications (in English) Anu Vaaraniemi
Construction and Civil Engineering Tiina Sainio
Construction Engineering (in English) Marianne Autero
Construction Management Riitta Rytkönen
Design Olli Pöyry
Electrical and Automation Engineering (in English); Electrotechnology and Automation Engineering Leena Koivisto
Equine Business Management Anu Virtanen
Forestry Lauri Värri
Horticulture Riitta Ahokas
Information and Communication Technology Ismo Turve
Information and Communication Technology, Bioeconomy; Information and Communication Technology, Bioeconomy (in English) Satu Alatalo
International Business Johanna Heinola-Lepistö
Landscape Design and Construction Riitta Ahokas
Mechanical Engineering Salla Niittymäki
Mechanical Engineering and Production Technology (in English) Marianne Autero
Nursing, Forssa Minna Määttä
Nursing, Hämeenlinna Sari Lamminpää
Professional Teacher Education Eveliina Grönberg
Smart Organic Farming (in English) Sari Mäki-Latikka
Smart and Sustainable Design; Smart and Sustainable Design (in English) Olli Pöyry
Social Services Sanna Koskinen
Sustainable Development Anu Virtanen
Traffic and Transport Management Johanna Nikkola
Master’s Degree Programmes Kirsi Napola

Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK)
HAMK International
Building C, 1st floor, office 155
Visakaarre 13
13100 Hämeenlinna


HAMK’s Erasmus Code