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1 RAMK Rovaniemen ammattikorkeakoulu University of Applied Sciences

2 EventName Place, Date

3 Finland

4 Finland

5 Finland Finland Sauna Lakes Forests Lapland Northern Lights Midsummer sun Reindeers

6 Rovaniemi Unique Environment Distinct climate Nature all around Four distinct seasons

7 Rovaniemi Gateway to Lapland Arctic Circle Santa Claus inhabitants students

8 RAMK background Higher education of professional nature The northernmost institution of its kind in the EU Created in 1996 Education in Rovaniemi since 1905 Maintained by Rovaniemi Municipal Federation of Education: Total budget 23 M (year 2012)

9 Presence Strategy 2020 Member of Lapland University Consortium (LUC) To be Lapland University of Applied Sciences (January 2014?)

10 Behind LUC Three independent Universities Kemi-Tornio UAS University of Lapland Rovaniemi UAS

11 Four Basic Stones in LUC No DP competition between Universities Common Innovation programme in R & D Common Institutes: Tourism and Northern Culture Common Supporting Services

12 The innovation program of LUC: Focuses Lapland of Experiences, Culture and Tourism Lapland of Natural Resources Lapland of Wellbeing Lapland of Industry

13 MTI - Special Basic Stone in LUC Institute for Tourism Research and Education = Multidimensional Tourism Institute (MTI) University of Lapland Tourism Research RAMK Tourism and Hospitality Management activities Lapland Tourism Vocational College Tourism and Hospitality Management activities

14 Rovaniemi University of Applied Sciences: Strategy 2020

15 Northern Regional Influencer Development of Tourism and conditions that affect tourism through focal areas Service production and business operations Health promotion and well-being Diversified sustainable utilisation of the northern environment Development of cold climate technology RAMK has passed in 2009 the audit of its quality assurance system, audited by Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council RAMK has received two Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council nominations University of Applied Sciences Centre of Excellence: Influence on regional development Quality Unit of Education : Nursing Programme

16 Facts and figures 3000 students, 300 staff Annual intake ~600 students Duration of studies 3,5 4 years ( ects credits) High employment rate after graduation

17 Three campuses Rantavitikka Campus Business and Administration Forestry and Rural Industries Technology Ounasvaara Campus Health Care and Sports Viirinkangas Campus (MTI) Tourism and Hospitality Management

18 Education Bachelor s and Master s degrees 14 bachelor s degree programmes 5 Master s degree programmes Specialisation studies Prerequisites for Bachelor s education: Baccalaureate, upper secondary school studies, vocational diploma, or equivalent qualification obtained abroad Prerequisites for Master s education: Bachelor s degree and at least three years work of experience after graduation

19 Degree programmes Forestry and Rural Industries Forestry (Bachelor of Natural Resources) Rural Industries (Bachelor of Natural Resources) Landscape Management (Master of Natural Resources or Master of Engineering) Technology Construction Engineering (Bachelor of Engineering) Information Technology (Bachelor of Engineering) Information Technology in English (Bachelor of Engineering) Land Surveying (Bachelor of Engineering) Management of Technological Competence (Master of Engineering)

20 Degree programmes Health Care and Sports Nursing and Health Care (Bachelor of Health Care) Physiotherapy (Bachelor of Health Care) Sports and Leisure Studies (Bachelor of Sports Studies) Health Promotion (Master of Health Care) Business and Administration Business Economics (Bachelor of Business Administration) Innovative Business Services in English (Bachelor of Business Administration) Business Economics (Master of Business Administration)

21 Degree programmes Tourism and Hospitality Management (MTI) Hotel and Restaurant Management (Bachelor of Hospitality Management) Tourism (Bachelor of Hospitality Management) Tourism in English (Bachelor of Hospitality Management Tourism (Master of Hospitality Management)

22 Education in English Selection of courses Each semester over 100 ects credits Degree programmes Tourism (210 ects credits / 3,5 years) Information Technology (240 credits / 4 years) Innovative Business Services (210 ects credits / 3,5 years) Specialisation studies International Project Management (60 ects credits / one year)

23 Education development Basis: RAMK Strategy 2020 Development of professional competence requires integration of education, research and innovation activities A matter of adopting a new learning culture and a new view of learning as the basis of our education Problem-based learning as the basis of our new view of learning

24 Education development Starting points for professional skills are definitions of competence which are oriented towards working life and internationalisation New curricula (in use 2013) will place special emphasis on entrepreneurship and business know-how as well as the principles of sustainable development. International CPBL Conference April 2012 in Rovaniemi

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26 International activities Basis: Internationalisation Strategy for HEIs in Finland, (Ministry of Education and Culture) Student and staff mobility RDI project activities Curriculum development International perspective in curricula Focal areas North, Barents region, European Union, North America and Asia

27 International activities Internationalisation is based on deepening of partnerships and promotion of multiculturalism and international cooperation Partners, Key Partners and Strategic Partners International networks International module in all of our degree programmes

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