Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) offers Bachelor and Master level studies for approximately 10 000 students in seven educational fields.
The education focuses on technology, business, tourism, as well as health and social welfare services. The School of Vocational Teacher Education (TAOKK) is also a part of TAMK. TAOKK provides the pedagogical qualification required of teachers in vocational institutions.
The tasks of the universities of applied sciences also include applied research and development as well as offering working-life based services.
In the field of international education TAMK is an active member of Future Learning Finland, which is a national education export programme offering Finnish educational know-how and learning solutions globally. www.futurelearningfinland.fi.
TAMK University of Applied Sciences and PIRAMK University of Applied sciences merged into Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) on the 1st of January 2010.