Questions of Competitiveness, Employment and Integration

Authors: Riikka Vanhanen, Helli Kitinoja & Marjo Pääskylä (eds.)

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The Finnish Network for International Programmes (FINNIPS) joins the majority of the Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS) and their English-taught degree programmes together in cooperation on entrance examinations and in broader terms, on development of international education in Finland. The network’s second publication is a cross-section of the various themes and on-going discussions that shape and affect the role and functions of international degree programmes in Finnish UASs.

The topics regarding the quality and economic impact of education as well as the employment and social integration of the foreign higher education students are addressed from various angles in the articles. Overall, the publication seeks to address the most topical questions and map the current challenges related to international UAS education and, at the same time, offer tools and accounts of best practices with regard to the further development of it.

Publication series: Publications of JAMK University of Applied Sciences 205
ISSN-L: 1456-2332
ISBN 978-951-830-395-7 (Printed) 
ISBN 978-951-830-396-4 (PDF)
Published: 2015
Pages: 145

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