Category: International cooperation

What does an international university of applied sciences mean?

According to TAMK's strategy, we want to be the most international university of applied sciences. We are increasing our internationality by, for example, increasing our English-language training offering, focusing on international marketing and changing our recruitment principles. These means of internationalisation aim to ensure that TAMK has more international students and staff. For me, the superlative at the heart of TAMK's strategy means ambition of the goal, but also a variety of methods abroad and in Finland.

Plastic Packaging – Educational Practices and Tips for Companies in Transition Towards Circular Economy

European Green Deal aims to put end to the constantly growing packaging waste while boosting reuse and recycling. Although many steps have already been taken to pave the way for circular economy in the packaging sector, more needs to be done. Competence development and collaboration between educational institutions and companies is one of the key factors needed to solve this task.

Reconnecting with partners and alumni and starting new collaborations

From November 3rd to 17th Virpi Heinonen and Marta Gil-Carcedo from Tampere University of Applied Sciences were on a business trip to Chile. The purpose of the visit was to reconnect with partners and alumni and start new collaborations from north to south. There were many meetings with current and new partners to design and plan new ambitious training programmes and workshops.

International networking matters

Eye on TAMK 2022 Multidisciplinary International Week focused on the digital education but at the same time provided excellent opportunities for overall networking. Eye on TAMK event is a great possibility to meet colleagues and share ideas and experiences. The topic of Genomics Informed Nursing Care during 2022 event raised interest and started collaboration with University of Manresa in Spain.

What do the wine industry, the Asian Institute of Design and TAMK have in common?

In short, at least an active network, OBREAL Global, which is dedicated to promoting cross-regional South-South-North (SSN) collaboration between different partners – including the higher education institutions and vitiviniculture and oenology (Vita Global project). And potentially, a lot more too through different kinds of initiatives to support dialogue and synergies between governmental, academic and social sectors to build bridges towards reciprocal cooperation, mutual knowledge transfer, and tackling of common global challenges.