Karelia University of Applied Sciences is an active partner in creating excellence in education in varied fields. Karelia Global education services are flexible and may be implemented on-line, on-site or as a variable combination based on the identified needs, service design and context.
Karelia’s creates in collaboration with its international partners degree studies and tailor made training courses. Furthermore, it provides expertise in facilitating educational reform and curriculum development processes. Karelia builds participatory learning communities and applies learner centered inclusive higher education with a strong emphasis on students’ wellbeing, participation and study performance. In education, the main fields are business, engineering and health care. Moreover, Karelia offers tailored courses and studies also in the field of forestry, hospitality management and social sciences.
Our key focus areas are sustainable energy and materials and modern welfare services. Internationalisation, digitalisation and entrepreneurship are embedded into the development actions. Modern welfare services discuss especially the global issues of aging population with an approach promoting quality of life and decreasing costs. Sustainable energy and materials mainly explore the potential of green bioeconomy promoting the objectives of zero waste and fossil free society.
Dr. Liisa Timonen
Head of International Affairs
+358 50 5913397