University of Tampere (UTA) arranged their Erasmus week on 4 – 8 of April 2011. Mr. Ari Kurlin from UTA and a group of participants from European universities paid TAMK a visit on 7th of April.
The visitors from Estonia, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Italy, Spain and the UK were hosted by TAMK International Services. The hosts were Ms. Kirsi Tolvanen (Head of International Services), and International coordinators Ms. Mirja Onduso and Ms. Noora Järventaus.
During the three hour visit the guests were introduced to TAMK and its role in the Finnish education system.
One of the main topics was the difference between the universities in Tampere.
The incoming and outgoing exchange processes were also discussed.
Additionally, the visitors were eager to learn about the double degrees that TAMK offers with some of their partner universities.
After the meeting the visitors enjoyed lunch at TAMK Staff Restaurant. When they visitors had assuaged their hunger, they continued their journey to Iittala Glass Factory.
Text: Elias Suominen
Photo: Elias Suominen