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The members of VAMK’s international audit group have been nominated

Posted on 2020-04-23 09:06:58 EEST.

VAMK has agreed on an international audit of its quality system with FINEEC (Finnish Education Evaluation Centre) and the date of the audit is set on March 23-24, 2021.

The following members have been appointed to the audit team:

  • Professor, Rector Emerita Eva Werner, IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria (puheenjohtaja)
  • Higher education Policy Advisor Touko Apajalahti, Technology Industries of Finland
  • Bachelor Student Jade Brouns, Fontys Institute for Applied Sciences, the Netherlands
  • Quality Manager Tero Janatuinen, JAMK University of Applied Sciences.

The audit comprises of four evaluation areas, which are I HEI creates competence, II HEI promotes impact and renewalIII HEI enhances quality and well-being and the fourth area is HEI as a learning organisation. The theme for the fourth area is optional and VAMK has chosen Working life cooperation as the theme. Peer learning has been introduced as a new element in auditing, with the aim of promoting learning from another community. VAMK 's choice as a peer learning partner was Yrkeshögskola Novia, and the target of the peer learning is the thesis process; ‘Graduation in time through a fluent thesis process’.


VAMK's current quality label is valid until April 9, 2021.


Further information: 

Quality Manager Tarja Kettunen

VAMK, Vaasa University of Applied Sciences

Tel. 0207 663 354