JAMK’s educational expertise is based on advanced pedagogical thinking and innovative approaches to teaching and learning, all of which are continuously developed by engaging in versatile international networks and intensive cooperation with the world of work. Solutions and services are provided in the areas of pedagogical training, management and leadership, electronic and mobile learning environments, health care, business competence and assessment in education.

Teachers' Competence Building and School Management

  • Finnish innovations for lifelong learning and development of education systems

  • Pedagogical development for educational institutions

  • Consultative approach and solutions for developing teacher education systems and teacher in-service education

  • Capacity building in professional pedagogy for vocational and higher education teachers

  • Tailored further education services

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Development of Business Competence, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

  • Business and tourism and hospitality education on higher education level
  • Competence-based curricula development for business profession
  • Pedagogical solutions and learning methods for business and tourism and hospitality management studies
  • Virtual learning services
  • Student-centric innovative learning methods

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Development Services and Capacity Building in the Field of Health Care, Social Services and Rehabilitation

  • Finnish innovations in primary health care
  • Inclusive education and solutions for health and welfare sector
  • Competence-based curricula development and evaluation for social and health care education
  • Developing quality of higher education in nursing, rehabilitation and social services
  • Capacity building of teachers, educators and health care professionals
  • Music pedagogue formed from multi-professional perspectives

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Competitiveness Development in the Field of Technology

  • Competence-based curricula development
  • Professional education in international learning environment
  • Highly equipped laboratories used in education and providing services to the surrounding industry
  • RDI activities including regional and international projects
  • Tailor-made training for adults and upgrading skills for professionals from industry
  • Capacity building of teachers, educators and engineering professionals
  • Wide range of network and cooperation with industry

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Reliable partner in individual, school and system level development

JAMK possesses long experience in teachers’ capacity building and is willing to share its expertise in long-term cooperation by implementing tailor-made programmes and development processes. Furthermore, JAMK engages in partnerships in development of vocational and higher education institutions based on the strengths of the Finnish education system and practises. Capacity building and development processes are always based on the principles of localisation and collaboration.

JAMK’s global education products and services are directed to a wide range of customer groups with the main clientele being authorities and training institutions. The operations and services stretch from the individual level capacity building to the development of educational organisations and education systems. JAMK's extensive education expertise is adjusted to meet the needs of the customers.

Building blocks of global education services

Academic and business visitors

The frequent visits by international lecturers and guests ensure that the education environment is genuinely international. JAMK’s active student and staff mobility allow the exchange of the most recent information and experiences that contribute to the continuous development of strong internationally-oriented education expertise.


The Finnish education system

Finland is known for

  • high standard of education, social security and healthcare
  • high scores in PISA assessments
  • leading innovator in mobile phones and telecommunications
  • forest products, pulp, paper and board technology




JAMK news

17 Aug 2017

A complete reform of the health care system underway in Kazakhstan: JAMK takes leadership in an extensive international project to develop nursing

The ProInCa project (Promoting the Innovation Capacity of Higher Education in Nursing during Health Services’ Transition), coordinated by JAMK University of Applied Sciences, was granted an Erasmus funding of nearly one million euros to develop the higher education and research in nursing in Kazakhstan.

14 Aug 2017

Self-service hours at Tarvaala Library on 18 and 21 August

Tarvaala Library is self-service on Friday 18 August between 10.30 AM and 2 PM and on Monday 21 August between 12.30 PM and 3 PM.

2 Aug 2017

Library opening hours on 7-27 August

Self-service hours are only for JAMK and JYU students and staff, entry with library card.

28 Jun 2017

Group from India will start on-demand Master studies in International Business Management

JAMK School of Business will start an on-demand Master’s Degree Programme in International Business Management for a group of Indian students arriving in August 2017. The studies are full-time, conducted in English and take place in Jyväskylä, Finland. The education is ordered by Gayatri Eduventure in India.

26 Jun 2017

Finland received nearly million euros for the development of a bioeconomy innovation system

The Interreg Baltic Sea Region is a cooperation programme between eleven countries. The region has abundant natural resources, but also challenges in reaching its full bioeconomy potential. Furthermore, the exchange of knowlege in the area has been sparse.

26 Jun 2017

Nearly half a million euros to JAMK from the Erasmus+ programme

JAMK received almost half a million euros from the European Commission’s Erasmus+ programme (call 2017) to support and develop international mobility with partner higher education institutions.

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Contact us

Please contact us for further information about JAMK's educational services. In addition to English, you can contact us in Arabic, Chinese, Spanish and Russian.

Juntunen Timo

Koulutusvientipäällikkö, Head of Education Export
Koulutuksen kehittämispalvelut, Educational Development Services
Hallinto, Administration

Pusa Heikki

Projektipäällikkö, Project Manager
Global Competence, Global Competence
Liiketoiminta, School of Business

Vanhanen Riikka

Suunnittelija, Administrative Planner
Kansainvälistymispalvelut, International Services
Hallinto, Administration