”Confidence, independence, and becoming who I really am”

Avdyl Bytyqi is 22 years old and he comes from Kosovo. He studies International Business at Häme University of Applied Sciences in Valkeakoski as a second year student. He did his exchange in Bern University of Applied Sciences


Meet our staff: Mikko Siirilä

Mikko Siirilä is one of the lecturers in HAMK’s International Business degree programme. He works at HAMK as a part time teacher in Mathematics related subjects and is one of the key persons in Valkeakoski Campus co-operation between HAMK and Valkeakoski Vocational College


Meet our staff: Vesa Tuomela

I am an entrepreneurship teacher who is in love with experimental learning and change through small, cheap and quick experiments. I teach and coach in the spirit of effectual approach releasing student’s entrepreneurial opportunities. I love playing with uncertainty and enjoy the entire journey of entrepreneurial learning.

IB - Matti Salakka

Matti Salakka: Kansainvälisyys on liiketoiminnan keskiössä

Matti Salakka opiskeli HAMKin International Business -koulutuksessa pääaineenaan kansainvälinen johtaminen valmistuen vuonna 2015. Tällä hetkellä hän tekeekin jatko-opintoina maisteriopintoja Jönköpingin yliopistossa Ruotsissa. Opiskeluiden ohessa hän työskentelee erilaisissa projekteissa.


Meet our staff: Melanie Kirwa

Melanie Kirwa works as the English Language teacher at HAMK. But that’s not the whole case – check below what other things she does! And did you know that Melanie writes children’s books also?