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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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.

 
 

Flagship projects

JAMK’s Flagship Projects are examples of the long-term development work we have engaged in with partner organisations around the world. See the projects’ own websites for more information on our global education services in different fields of expertise.

Expertise in tackling the global learning crisis

Finland Pathway Programme Vietnam: degree programmes

Sino-Finnish Joint Degree Programme in Nursing, China

Jointly Implemented Master's Degree Programme in Nursing, Kazakhstan

Modernization of Education System for Nurses, Kazakhstan

ProInCa, Kazakhstan

UZ-FIN Joint Master of Health Care, Uzbekistan

Building blocks of global education services

 

The Finnish education system

 

Highlights of Finland and the Finnish education system

  • The happiest country in the world (Source: World Happiness Report 2018 by the United Nations)
  • World’s most stable country (Source: Fragile States Index)
  • The most literate nation in the World (Source: Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Connecticut)
  • The most supportive nation to global innovation (Source: ITIF)
  • The greenest country in the world (Source: The Environmental Performance Index, 2016)
  • Number one in digitalisation (Source: Digibarometer)
  • Number 2 on OECD’s list of top 10 highest performing graduates (Source: OECD)
  • The happiest nation in Europe (Source: UK Office for National Statistics)
  • Number one in press freedom (Source: Press Freedom Index)
  • The best place for women to work in (Source: Economist)
  • The best education system in Europe and the 5th best in the world (Source: Pearson)
  • Maximum efficiency in the study (Source: Gems Education Solutions)
  • Sixth best higher education systems in the world (Source: Universitas 21)

 

 

JAMK news

19 Mar 2021

JAMK University of Applied Sciences Joins AWS Academy to Equip Students with In-Demand Cloud Computing Skills

JAMK University of Applied Sciences joins AWS Academy, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) programme that provides higher education institutions with a ready-to-teach cloud computing curriculum.

5 Mar 2021

JAMK continues in mainly remote teaching mode

JAMK University of Applied Sciences will adhere to the current remote teaching arrangement in accordance with the instructions of the Government and the City of Jyväskylä. The guidance is generally based on a deteriorating Corona situation. JAMK has already decided to continue remote teaching until 30 April.

22 Feb 2021

JAMK part of consortium winning World Bank funded project in Kazakhstan

JAMK University of Applied Sciences and Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) have agreed on co-operation in teacher education reform with the Ministry of Education of Kazakhstan.

1 Feb 2021

JAMK's rector and student union JAMKO appeal to students in deteriorating corona situation

JAMK's rector Jussi Halttunen and the chairperson of the board of the student union JAMKO remind that students now have a considerable responsibility in preventing the spread of corona infections. Students should behave responsibly in their free time as well, so that the situation does not deteriorate further.

31 Jan 2021

JAMK limits campus opening hours for next two weeks

JAMK University of Applied Sciences has decided to limit the opening hours of the campuses, because Jyväskylä has moved from the acceleration phase of the corona to the spreading phase of the corona. Distance learning and telework will continue as before. Student services is available as e-service only.

Show more
 

Contact us

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

 Heikki Pusa Heikki Pusa
Director, Global Education Services
Tel: +358407217934
E-mail: firstname.lastname@jamk.fi
 Riikka Vanhanen Riikka Vanhanen
Manager, Global Education Services
Tel: +358405622932
E-mail: firstname.lastname@jamk.fi 
 Xiang He Xiang He
Manager, Global Education Services, Greater China
Tel: +358405660515
E-mail: firstname.lastname@jamk.fi 
Jian Cao Jian Cao
Assistant, Global Education Services
E-mail: firstname.lastname@jamk.fi 
Jari Poikonen

JAMK Helsinki Office

Jari Poikonen
Senior Adviser, Global Education Services
Tel. +358503375879
E-mail: firstname.lastname@jamk.fi 

Contact form

 
 
 

JAMK Helsinki Office

JAMK also has an office and education space in Helsinki.

Read more about our Helsinki Office