Internationalisation at home literally means acquiring international experience and getting to know different cultures in one’s home country. It is an immensely important form of internationalisation and an alternative way of improving one’s international know-how during studies. Through internationalisation at home students who do not have the possibility to go abroad also have the opportunity to achieve the international competence expected by academic students moving on to the increasingly international working life.

JAMK’s international operational environment consisting of foreign degree- and exchange students as well as visitors and lecturers is the basis of internationalisation at home. Furthermore, internationalisation is promoted through studies by using foreign literature and familiarising students to international cases in their own field (e.g. international projects).

Internationalisation at home also manifests as an opportunity to complete the whole degree in a degree programme where the language of instruction is English or alternatively to complete individual study modules taught in a foreign language as well as language and culture studies as part of a degree studied in Finnish. In addition to JAMK’s language and culture studies, the Asia network provides an opportunity for higher education students to complete studies concerning Asia.

Additional forms of internationalisation at home include taking part in the student union JAMKO’s International Club’s activities or working as an international tutor to foreign students.

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Degrees taught completely in English

Language and communication studies

JAMKO International Club

JAMKO international tutoring