Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) takes part in many national and international networks concerning the internationalisation of higher education.
International networks and cooperation programmes:
Erasmus+ mobility programme supports higher education students and staff in international mobility and cooperation projects with European institutions.
Magellan network provides exchange opportunities for students and staff in Europe and beyond, especially in the US.
Baltic University Programme organises courses, workshops and other programme for students, teachers and researchers in higher education.
- Contact person in the Faculty of Service Business: Sanna-Mari Renfors
- Contact person in the Faculty of Technology: Sirpa Sandelin
Finnish National Agency for Education supports Finnish higher education institutions in their internationalisation. For more information, please visit their website.
In addition, SAMK belongs to the West Finland higher education institutions network. Together these institutions organise for example joint projects and apply for funding for mobility and curriculum development. There are also field-specific networks such as NIBS, Businet, ENNE, ENPHE and TURID.
International strategic partners
Our international partners have a significant role in the internationalisation of SAMK. You can browse through all SAMK's partner universities from our partner database in SoleMove.
Below are the four strategic partners with whom SAMK has strong multidisciplinary cooperation:
University of CHANGZHOU (on eng.cczu.edu.cn)
DUNDALK Institute of Technology (on www.dkit.ie)
NAMIBIA University of Science and Technology (on www.nust.na)
ZUYD University of Applied Sciences (on international.zuyd.nl)