Helsinki Metropolitan Universities of Applied Sciences – Stronger together
Haaga-Helia, Laurea and Metropolia Universities of Applied Sciences have launched new initiatives to deepen their partnership in specific strategic co-operation areas. The universities have begun developing measures to promote education export, research & development, student mobility, and innovation, business co-operation & entrepreneurship.
The partnership combines each institution's unique educational profile and identity. The Helsinki metropolitan area needs higher education institutions with distinctive profiles that respond to the region's future skills needs. To this end, the institutions are focusing on a strategic partnership that will benefit both students and employers.
The strategic co-operation takes place as follows:
Learning Excellence’s aim is to promote student mobility. The strategic partnership enables students from Haaga-Helia, Laurea and Metropolia Universities of Applied Sciences to take courses from other schools. This way, students are able to deepen their knowledge and learn for the future demand.
3UAS-partnership offers shared studies for the summer. Professional Summer School consists of different intensive courses, which will focus on, for example, different future business problems, such as Artificial Intelligence or digital solutions.
EduExcellence is a joint company of Haaga-Helia, Laurea and Metropolia. EduExcellence’s aim is to provide easy access to the Finnish vocational higher education model and services. EduExcellence offers a gateway to Finnish education! Learn more about EduExcellence here.
3UAS Research and Development, R&D Excellence searches for new solutions that anticipate social changes and yet-unrecognised competence needs. The collaboration is aimed at producing value by creating new kinds of competence clusters that support the operational preconditions of industry and commerce, businesses and society.
Entrepreneurial Excellence will promote students’ learning in entrepreneurship, innovations and co-operation with businesses. The partnership will arrange different workshops and events for students and teachers where the focus is on developing the skills for entrepreneurship and education.
Process Director Anu Moisio
Helsinki Metropolitan Universities of Applied Sciences (3AMK)