IKJ ry – English

Who are we?

The Association of Engineering Education Directors Finland is a link between the managers of the Engineering Education of the Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences. The association creates opportunities for active discussion and sharing for its members.The goal of the association is to support the development and internationalization of the Finnish Engineering Education.

The association organizes regular events in order to support the networking of its members and provide opportunities to discuss state-of-the-art topics together. These networking events are take often place connected to other seminars dealing with Finnish higher education. Typically, the events include site visits to the hosting university's facilities and to local engineering-focused companies.

All experts responsible for management and development of the Engineering Education of the Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences are welcome to apply for the membership of the association. There are members from almost all UASs of Finland.

Welcome to align the future of the Engineering Education!

FUTURE ACTIVITIES

The Forum of Engineering Education, 27. – 29.9.2022, Rovaniemi (Lapland UAS)
Spring meeting, in March 2023, Hämeenlinna
Annual Meeting, Seinäjoki, the date will be announced later

PREVIOUS ACTIVITIES

Association’s Summer Days and Annual Meeting, 17.-18.5.2022, Kajaani
Association’s Autumn Days, 10. – 11.11.2021, Turku (Turku UAS)
Annual Meeting, 24.8.2021, at Teams
Association’s Summer Days and Annual Meeting, 18.8.2020 (online)
Association’s Winter Days, 25.3.2020 (partial online event due to Covid-19 pandemic)
Association’s Summer Days and Annual Meeting, 13.-14.8.2019, Lahti (Lahti UAS)
Associations Winter Days and The Forum of Engineering Education, 26.-28.3.2019, Vaasa (Vaasa UAS)
Association’s Summer Days and Annual Meeting, 15.-16.8.2018, Tampere (Tampere UAS)
Associations Winter Days, 17.-19.4.2018, Kittilä, Wellevi (Lappi AMK)
Association’s Summer Days and Annual Meeting, 16.-17.8.2017, Raasepori (Novia UAS)
Associations Winter Days and The Forum of Engineering Education, 21.-23.3.2017, Lahti (Lahti UAS)

BOARD 2022-2023

Hannu Kähkölä
Chairperson
Lappi UAS
hannu.kahkola@lapinamk.fi
Heikki Rasku Heikki Rasku
Seinäjoki UAS
Deputy member: Mika Ruponen, South-Eastern Finland UAS
heikki.rasku@seamk.fi
Kristian Blomqvist
Novia UAS
Deputy member: Mervi Heiskanen, Savonia UAS
kristian.blomqvist@novia.fi
Juha Kontio
Turku UAS
Deputy member: Mira Grönvall, Tampere UAS
juha.kontio@turkuamk.fi
Antti Piironen
Metropolia UAS
Deputy member: Jari Kähkönen, Kajaani UAS
antti.piironen@metropolia.fi

The term of each board member is two years.

Contact us

 

Chairperson

Hannu Kähkölä

Lappi UAS
hannu.kahkola(at)lapinamk.fi

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