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International Week at KAMK

The fourth International Week for teaching and non-teaching staff took place in Kajaani from 20 to 24 February, 2017.

The week 2017 was structured around the following themes:

  • School of Health: Evidence-Based Nursing / Communication
  • School of Business: Creating New Businesses
  • School of Tourism and Sports: Experiential Activities/Activity Tourism
  • School of Information Systems: Virtual Reality
  • School of Engineering: Robotics

KAMK Service Departments (Research and Development, Library, International Office, Student Services, HRM, Adult and Continuing Education AIKOPA ) welcomed also administrative staff from our partner institutions to share their ideas and best practices related to internationalization and digitalization. The programme consisted of a mixture of meetings/presentations and workshops.

Open workshops, 1.5 - 2 hrs in length, were held in the afternoons each day, for anyone interested in the topics below:

  • Education commercialization / education export
  • Life-long learning
  • Simulation teaching
  • R&D at KAMK, R&D exhibition presenting KAMK's projects and main stakeholders
  • Planning joint courses in the fields of sports, tourism, business, engineering or information systems (brainstorming session)
  • Co-operation with the student union

​The International Week in the School of Nursing (Evidence-Based Nursing) had a separate programme.

Contact Persons
Contact persons regarding international week are Meira Kaikkonen, tel. +358 44 7101 617 or Kirsi Sievers, tel. +358 44 7101 616, E-mail:

Contact person regarding the Nursing Intensive Course is Jaana Härkönen, tel. +358 44 7101 028, E-mail:  
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