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

19 Jun 2017

The Library is closed on 23 June-6 August

We'll open again on 7 August. Enjoy your Summer!

19 Jun 2017

EUR-ACE label awarded conditionally to the Degree Programme in ICT at JAMK University of Applied Sciences

The engineering degree programme in Information and Communications Technology at JAMK University of Applied Sciences was awarded the European EUR-ACE label following an accreditation by the Finnish Education Evaluation Centre.

15 Jun 2017

Join free webinar on International Business Programme 6 Sep

Join our free online-webinar on International Business programme in 6 September! You will hear presentations from both faculty members and students, and our admissions office will give you instructions on how to apply.

15 Jun 2017

New application period in International Business

In the future JAMK campus will have even more international business students, since this year we are having two intakes in International Business Programme. Next application period will be 6-20 September 2017!

6 Jun 2017

JAMK Summer School brings an international atmosphere to JAMK

Once again, JAMK Summer School brings together students from across the globe. During the coming weeks, the campus area and Jyväskylä will be filled with an international buzz, guaranteed by the nearly 200 Summer School participants, numerous workshops and their activities, lectures, site visits and versatile programme of free-time activities. Degree students, exchange students and Open University of Applied Sciences students of JAMK will also be on board for the action.

5 Jun 2017

Astana Expo 2017: Cooperation in the field of education

International specialized Expo 2017 will be held in Astana, the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan from 10 June to 10 September.

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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