Centre for International Education

The Centre for International Education coordinates the student, teacher and staff mobility, international degree programmes, as well as education export at the University of Tampere.

International Office

Main Building, room A 129
Street address: Kalevantie 4
Tel. +358 50 318 6006
intoffice (at) uta.fi (general inquiries)
Opening hours:
Mon-Thu 10-11.00 and 12.00-14.00,  Fri 12-14

Postal address:
University of Tampere, Centre for International Education
FI-33014 University of Tampere

Admissions

admissions (at) uta.fi   (Degree progammes)

intoffice (at) uta.fi   (Exchange and visiting students)

Staff

The staff email addresses are of the format <firstname.lastname@uta.fi> unless otherwise stated. Replace umlaut or accented letters with non-diacritic characters (e.g. ä->a, ö->o).

Personnel at Institutional Level (joint support services)

Name Task Room Phone
Kurki Kaisa Director of International Education Services PÄÄT A116 040 190 1531
Autio Hanna-Kaisa Coordinator of International Education
-International degree marketing
-Social media
-International mobility systems: development and support
PÄÄT A109 050 509 9252
Fordell Heidi Coordinator of International Education
- Erasmus+ student mobility grants, statistical reporting
- Erasmus+ work placements
- International mobility systems: development and support
PÄÄT A110 040 190 9737
Kohonen Jani Coordinator of International Education
- student exchange and other cooperation between UTA and its partner universities in East Asia
PÄÄT A113 050 437 7361
Lalu Laura Coordinator of International Education
Erasmus+ -teacher and staff mobilities
Erasmus+ ICM
Fulbright grants
Nordic Centre in India summer courses
PÄÄT A108 050 318 6858
Lehikoinen Elina Secretary PÄÄT A129 050 318 6006
Läärä Erika Trainee
e-mail: intoffice@uta.fi
PÄÄT A129 050 318 7833
Nieminen Tarja Coordinator of International Education

- coordination and editing of print publications
- annual mobility reports
PÄÄT C139 050 318 6651
Sillantaka Anna-Maria Trainee PÄÄT A110 050 318 6647
Tanskanen Igor Coordinator of International Education

- Bilateral student exchanges: USA, Canada, Russia, Germany, Austria, Barbados and Jamaica
- Institutional ISEP Student Exchange Programme Coordinator
- Institutional north2north Student Exchange Programme Coordinator
- International Student Tutoring Programme Coordinator
PÄÄT A115 050 437 7450
Uski Leena Coordinator of International Education
- student exchange and other cooperation between UTA and its partner universities in India, sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America
- student exchange to Quebec (BCI programme) and to the Nordic countries (Nordplus programme / Nordlys network)
Contact person at UTA for the Nordic Centre at Fudan University, Shanghai
Contact person at UTA for the Southern African Nordic Centre

Consultation: Monday and Tuesday 9:30 - 11:00, Thursday 12:00 - 14:00, or upon agreement
PÄÄT A114 040 190 1533
Viitala Jenni Tampere Summer School Coordinator
summerschool@uta.fi
PÄÄT A107 050 437 7401

Coordinators of Student/Staff Mobility at Faculties

Name Task Room Phone
Hyttinen Sari Coordinator of International Education

- international student exchange and study guidance
- mobility: Erasmus-programme for students, teachers and staff
- Early Childhood Education, Bachelor in Educational Studies: coordinator (programme start in the autumn semester 2019)
- Master's Degree Programme in Security and Safety Management (SAFER): coordinator (Faculty of Management) (programme starts in the autumn 2019)
VIRTA 246 040 190 1530
Höijer Minna Coordinator of International Education (Degree Programme in Politics, Jean Monnet Activities)
Faculty of Management

- International Coordinator for Politics (student and staff mobility, bilateral agreements)
- Administration of Jean Monnet activities
PINNI A2069 050 318 6604
Lehto Tarja Teaching coordinator

Internship
International student exchanges
Master's Thesis
Graduation
ARVO E160 040 190 1249
Nieminen Terhi International Coordinator, Faculty of Management (JKK), Administrative and Business Studies
email: business.school@uta.fi

- International student exchanges and bilateral agreements in the field of business and administrative studies
- coordinator for MDP in Leadership for Change
PINNI A2067 040 190 1480
Pihlström Mira Coordinator of International Education

Faculty of Communication Sciences (language, translation and literary studies):
- Erasmus agreements, student exchange, language residency grants, credit transfer (inclusion) for studies completed abroad, internships

Faculty of Education:
- Master's Degree Programme in Teacher Education

Language Centre:
- Erasmus teacher exchange agreements

Consultation hours: Tue 12.00-14.00
PINNI B4072 050 318 6692
Ståhle-Nieminen Catarina Coordinator of International Education

MDP in Public and Global Health programme coordinator: study guidance and councelling, study councelling in the field of health sciences in exchange issues, international internships and other international matters. The contact person of the Centre for International Education on Kauppi Campus.
MDP in Biomedical Technology programme coordinator: study guidance and counceling.
ARVO E160 040 190 1664
Suominen Raisa Coordinator of International Education PINNI B1062 040 190 1242
Vähämäki Anna Coordinator of International Education
- Master's Degree Programmes: Cultural Studies, Media Education, Public Choice
- North American Studies Coordinator
- Exchanges (incoming and outgoing) communication, media and theatre
PÄÄT E227 050 318 6639
Wansén-Kaseva Anna Study Coordinator, Faculty of Social Sciences (SOC)

- international student exchange (inbound/outbound) in history, philosophy, psychology & social sciences
- administration of teacher & student exchange agreements in the Faculty of Social Sciences / history, philosophy, psychology & social sciences
- traineeship grants / international master's programmes coordinated in the Faculty of Social Sciences (COSOPO, GTS, GS, PEACE, QSR/PC )
- study coordinator in the MDP in Russian and European Studies
- UTA contact person for UniPID studies
LINNA 6065 050 396 9642

Coordinators of Master's Degree Programmes

Name Task Room Phone
Hyttinen Sari Coordinator of International Education

- international student exchange and study guidance
- mobility: Erasmus-programme for students, teachers and staff
- Early Childhood Education, Bachelor in Educational Studies: coordinator (programme start in the autumn semester 2019)
- Master's Degree Programme in Security and Safety Management (SAFER): coordinator (Faculty of Management) (programme starts in the autumn 2019)
VIRTA 246 040 190 1530
Nieminen Terhi International Coordinator, Faculty of Management (JKK), Administrative and Business Studies
email: business.school@uta.fi

- International student exchanges and bilateral agreements in the field of business and administrative studies
- coordinator for MDP in Leadership for Change
PINNI A2067 040 190 1480
Nordling Aino Study Coordinator (Administrative Studies)
PINNI A2038 050 318 6822
Permi Eveliina Coordinator of International Education

Coordination of the following Master's Degree Programmes:
- MDP in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research (SOC)
- MDP in Comparative Social Policy and Wlefare (SOC)
- MDP in Global and Transnational Sociology (SOC)
- MDP in Gender Studies (SOC)
- MDP in Research and Innovation in Higher Education MARIHE (JKK)

LINNA 6064 050 318 7274
Pihlström Mira Coordinator of International Education

Faculty of Communication Sciences (language, translation and literary studies):
- Erasmus agreements, student exchange, language residency grants, credit transfer (inclusion) for studies completed abroad, internships

Faculty of Education:
- Master's Degree Programme in Teacher Education

Language Centre:
- Erasmus teacher exchange agreements

Consultation hours: Tue 12.00-14.00
PINNI B4072 050 318 6692
Ståhle-Nieminen Catarina Coordinator of International Education

MDP in Public and Global Health programme coordinator: study guidance and councelling, study councelling in the field of health sciences in exchange issues, international internships and other international matters. The contact person of the Centre for International Education on Kauppi Campus.
MDP in Biomedical Technology programme coordinator: study guidance and counceling.
ARVO E160 040 190 1664
Tuominen Kirsi Coordinator of International Education

Faculty of Natural Sciences
- Master's degree programmes given in English (Computational Big Data Analytics, Software Development): admissions, general info
- international enquiries regarding Doctoral studies
- JOO studies
PINNI B1057 050 318 6688
Tuusa Anna Study coordinator
MDP in Human-Technology Interaction and MDP in Internet and Game Studies: esp. admissions, general studies
Away from work 2018-2019
Vähämäki Anna Coordinator of International Education
- Master's Degree Programmes: Cultural Studies, Media Education, Public Choice
- North American Studies Coordinator
- Exchanges (incoming and outgoing) communication, media and theatre
PÄÄT E227 050 318 6639
Wansén-Kaseva Anna Study Coordinator, Faculty of Social Sciences (SOC)

- international student exchange (inbound/outbound) in history, philosophy, psychology & social sciences
- administration of teacher & student exchange agreements in the Faculty of Social Sciences / history, philosophy, psychology & social sciences
- traineeship grants / international master's programmes coordinated in the Faculty of Social Sciences (COSOPO, GTS, GS, PEACE, QSR/PC )
- study coordinator in the MDP in Russian and European Studies
- UTA contact person for UniPID studies
LINNA 6065 050 396 9642

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