Partnerships - Häme University of applied sciences


HAMK works with strong partners

HAMK collaborates with various partners actively and effectively. Our deepest cooperation is with our strategic partners. We also collaborate in many levels locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. We are part of many networks and we have representatives in significant expert bodies. 

Our strategic partners:

  • Aalto University
  • Natural Resources Institute Finland
  • Laurea University of Applied Sciences
  • South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences XAMK 
  • Humak University of Applied Sciences 
  • RUN Network
  • Beyond Alliance for Knowledge with Universidade Feevale, Brazil

Our significant collaboration partners:

  • Hundreds of enterprises 
  • Health care authority districts and local social and health cares services
  • Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences and Universities
  • Vocational institutes of our region (Ypäjä Equine College, Tavastia Education Consortium, Hyria Education, Forssa Vocational Institute, SYKLI Environmental School of Finland, Valkeakoski Vocational College, Kiipula Vocational Collage and high schools) 
  • Cities and municipalities (partnership agreements) 
  • Regional Council of Häme
  • Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment in Häme 
  • Employment Services in Häme 
  • Parishes of Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland in our territory
  • Scout of Finland
  • Armoured Brigade 
  • Vanajavesi Centre
  • Chambers of Commerce: Häme Chamber of Commerce, Chamber of Commerce of Riihimäki-Hyvinkää, Tampere Chamber of Commerce (Valkeakoski) 
  • Federation of Finnish Enterprises in Häme 
  • Development corporations: Linnan kehitys, Riihimäen tilat ja kehitys, Forssan yrityskehitys 
  • University of Helsinki, Lammi Biological Station
  • Ice hockey team HPK Liiga Ltd.
  • Organizations and foundations

Significant national and international networks and representations:

  • Networks: 
    • IBC Finland
    • ICP Materials
  • Representations:
    • The Strategic Research Council (SRC), The Academy of Finland: Adjunct Professor Helena Kautola
    • Teacher Education Forum (Ministry of Education and Culture: Adjunct Professor Seija Mahlamäki-Kultanen (vice-chairperson)
    • The Committee for Public Information (TJNK), Ministry of Education and Culture: Adjunct Professor Maria Lassila-Merisalo