January 29, 2019

XAMK signs agreement with Henan University

XAMK and Henan University have worked on joint research projects in the past, which paved the way for deeper collaboration between the two.
XAMK and Henan University have worked on joint research projects in the past, which paved the way for deeper collaboration between the two.
XAMK

The South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (XAMK) has signed an agreement with Henan University to provide a degree programme in nursing to the Chinese university.

The education services will mostly focus on the so-called double degree programme in nursing, which will be organised with Henan University. In addition, Henan is looking to educate its teachers at XAMK and begin tailoring a master’s degree in nursing for its specific needs.

“This is a significant international opener for our degree programme in nursing,” said Katri Ryttyläinen-Korhonen, the director of education at XAMK.

The agreement is a result of nurturing business ties with Henan and other Chinese counterparts, which is something XAMK’s Small Business Center started at the turn of the millennium.

“The deal is a concrete and wonderful success resulting from long-term co-operation and determined endeavours,” said Anne Gustafsson-Pesonen, the director of XAMK’s Small Business Center.

XAMK is also one of the building blocks to a buzzing community of game developers in Kotka, which has produced the likes of newly awarded indie game developer Kukouri.

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