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Courses for Exchange Students

TUAS offers a wide range of courses and projects taught in English where international and local students study together.  On this page you can find the suitable international semesters for exchange students. 

Note! You can only take courses from the faculty of which your home university is a partner. If you don't know which faculty is your home university's partner, please contact the international office at your home university or TUAS International Student Services exchange.students(at)turkuamk.fi.
 

Faculty of Engineering and Business

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FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND BUSINESS

How to select your international semester / course package:

  • These are only preliminary lists and might be subject to some changes
  • Choose one international semester only
  • You may choose additional courses from the optional course list
  • 1 ECTS credit is equal to 27 hours of student work
  • The recommended workload for exchange students is 30 ECTS / semester
  • Please note that the number of students might be limited for some international semesters (or courses)
  • Course descriptions: click the course name

International semesters in Bachelor's level in 2019-2020

in the following fields of study:

 

For Master's level students 

 

Campuses:

In Turku:

In Salo:

 

For current exchange students, courses in the spring semester 2019

Faculty of Health and Well-being

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FACULTY OF HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

Important to bear in mind:

  • These are preliminary course lists, meaning that some changes might occur
  • You can choose additional courses from the list Courses suitable for all Exchange Students 
  • The recommended workload for exchange students is minimum of 5 ECTS / month. 

Courses and descriptions, autumn 2019

Kupittaa campus, Turku, contact person  Taina Nordgren  

Salo IoT Campus, Salo, contact person  Reetta Partala

 

Passed semesters

Arts Academy

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ARTS ACADEMY

Turku, Linnankatu campus
Contact person Jussi-Pekka Piiparinen  

International Semester at Arts Academy

The Arts Academy provides a wide range of Bachelor of Arts Programme (240 ECTS) in the field of arts and media. A central and significant feature is the multi-disciplinary structure, which allows interaction between subjects and presents creative potential for the cross-fertilisation of ideas between programmes. Concentration on project-based studies allows us to have international students in most of the workshops, since a teacher can give guidance and teaching in both languages simultaneously (English and Finnish). Most of the courses can be arranged in a flexible way in English. In addition to courses provided by Arts Academy students are expected to take the following general courses:
•    Finnish for Foreigners ( 3 ECTS)
•    GetFinternational (3 ECTS)
 
During an exchange period of 3 months, a student may complete min. 20 ECTS. During an exchange period of a whole semester, a student may complete min. 30 ECTS.

Film and Media: Advertising and Media Management, Animation and Film Studies, Journalism

An international exchange student will have an individual study plan based on the courses offered for exchange students. The individual study plan will be agreed with the teacher tutor of the study field. Some courses are arranged in online studies. International Semester takes place during Spring semester. Each student is requested to have individual project (min. 5 ECTS) during the exchange period. A student will be provided guidance for the execution of the project by the teacher tutor and student tutors

Fine Arts: Fine Arts, Photography

An international exchange student will have an individual study plan based on discussions with the teacher tutor of the study field. Each student is requested to have individual project (min. 5 ECTS) during the exchange period. A student will be provided guidance for the execution of the project by the teacher tutor and student tutors.

Music and Performing Arts: Music Pedagogue, Circus, Theatre and Puppetry, Dance Teacher

An international exchange student will have an individual study plan based on discussions with the teacher tutor of the study field. Each student is requested to have individual project (min. 5 ECTS) during the exchange period. A student will be provided guidance for the execution of the project by the teacher tutor and student tutors.

Course descriptions can be found in the ECTS-guide SoleOPS.

Courses suitable for all Exchange Students

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TUAS offers these general courses to all exchange students:

  • Get Finternational , 3 ECTS, course code 1000393
    • The Get Finternational course aims to bring Finnish and international students together and improve their cultural awareness. Cultural awareness means that one has an ability to understand people from different cultures, and it makes the communication between people from different cultural backgrounds easier. The students take part in different kinds of events, which increase their knowledge in intercultural issues and the Finnish society.
  • Finnish for Exchange students , 3 ECTS, course code 1000474
    • Beginners course for Finnish language. Available for all exchange students. 
  • Cultural Experiences , 3 ECTS, course code 1002321

Double Degrees

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TUAS offers double degree programmes in the fields of ICT, business and engineering with the universities listed below. In a double degree programme the student can obtain two degrees when graduating: one from their home university and the other from TUAS.

In ICT-studies with the universities of  European Computer Science Network  

Contact person  Päivi Oliva

  • Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften Hamburg HAW - Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra - Polytechnic of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Université de Tours - The University of Tours, France
  • Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia - University Ca’ Foscari of Venice, Italy
  • Universidad de Burgos -  University of Burgos, Spain
  • Université de Lorraine - University of Lorraine, France
  • Universitatea de Vest din Timişoara - West University of Timisoara, Romania

In Business studies with the following universities

Contact person  Ana Kupri-Karenmaa

  • Y SCHOOLS (Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Troyes), France
  • OTH Regensburg, Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg, Germany
  • Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain

In Engineering studies with the following universities

Contact TEBinternational@turkuamk.fi

  • Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Esta l’École Superieure Des Technologies Et Des Affaires, France
  • Hochschule Emden-Leer, Germany
  • Hochschule Aalen, Germany

How to apply to TUAS as a double degree student

The double degree students apply through the same process as the regular exchange students. See the instructions at www.tuas.fi/howtoapply  (Note! In the application form, click the box "Double Degree Student")

 

TUAS Summer Course 2019

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TUAS Summer Course 2019. Enjoy the summer in Finland!

19.-30.8.2019

Circular economy 5 ects intensive course

In the Circular Economy course the student will develop business skills (needed in working life) and the basics of circular economy the fact-based content of the course. This includes customer oriented approach and business models. Also skills of collaboration and project management. The objective is that the students can apply all of this into practise when encouraged to learn in a new way. Suitable for students of all fields of studies. 

General information 

  • Enroll here by 31st of May:  www.lyyti.in/TUASSummerCourse2019
  • Limited number of places.
  • For TUAS exchange students only! Free of charge.
  • Optional: You can also join the the course's social program, which includes trips in the Turku area, museum visits, sauna evening etc. The fee for the whole social program is 150€. 
  • Subject to change.
  • More information: exchange.students (at) turkuamk.fi

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