Etelä-Karjalan väliaikainen ammattikorkeakoulu
University description (as per official university website)
We have the following faculties:
Health Care and Social Services
Tourism and Hospitality
Fine Arts and Design
We offer 20 degree programmes. The Degree Programme in Mechanical Engineering and Production Technology, the Degree Programme in Chemical Engineering and the Degree Programme in Tourism are being conducted entirely in English. The Degree Programme in International Business is mainly taught in English.
The total number of young and adult students studying for a degree is 2,700, and the number of teachers is about 260. Five of the faculty units are in Lappeenranta , four in Imatra. The distance between Imatra and Lappeenranta is 37 km .
At our university of applied sciences you have opportunities for comprehensive and multidisciplinary studies. This offers you a wide range of options.
In our international co-operation, we place emphasis on Western Europe, Nordic countries, Russia and the new EU member states, and China and Malaysia in Asia .
Many of our students take the opportunity to complement their studies by studying or working at one of our international partners. The students from abroad who join us are welcomed as an integral part of the international atmosphere of our university of applied sciences, and they give us all an opportunity to learn how to work in a multicultural environment.
We also have a lecturer exchange scheme whereby we offer our expertise to our international partners and in exchange, we benefit from some of the unique knowledge they have to offer. We are strongly committed to addressing the challenges of international research and development projects.
Strategic focus areas
Technical and economical know-how related to paper and board industry
International Business and Marketing, expertise in international networking – Russia as a special area of emphasis
ICT, information technology, IT applications, as well as economical know-how and expertise related to their contents
Expertise related to promotion of health and welfare with specialization in promotion of working and occupational capacity, prevention of intoxicant abuse, and promotion of the health and welfare of children, youth and families
Stoneware and jewellery design