Savonia University of Applied Sciences
P.O.Box 6
FI-70201 Kuopio, Finland
visiting addresses

PIC: 934620221
OID: E10165740
Erasmus code: SF KUOPIO08
Erasmus Charter (ECHE) 2021-2027: 101014720

International Development Team

Management

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Ms Virpi Laukkanen
Director of Internationality
+358 44 785 6018

International bachelor degrees & language studies

Ms Mirka Savolainen
Manager, International bachelor degrees and language studies
+358 44 785 6264

Education Export & Talent Hub activities

Mr Jarkko Surakka
Key account executive, Education Export, Talent Hub activities
+358 44 785 6344

Mr Chenjie Hao
Key account executive, Education Export
+358 44 785 6234

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Ms Zainab Elgundi
International Relations Planner
+358 44 785 6138

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Mr Jyri Wuorisalo
RDI Specialist
+358 44 786 6914

EU4DUAL alliance

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Ms Pia Viklund
EU4DUAL alliance, Project Manager
+358 44 785 6132

Dr. Minna Kaarakainen
EU4DUAL alliance, Work Package 3 Leader (Academic Coordination of Grand Innovation Challenge)
+358 44 785 6267

Ms Solja Ryhänen
EU4DUAL, Work Package 6 Co-leader (Enabling Seamless Mobility)
+358 44 785 6019

Services & Finnish language for immigrants

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Ms Kaja Rahkema
Lecturer, SIMHE counceling
+358 44 785 6330

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Ms Essi Markoff
RDI specialist, Preparatory programme for higher education studies in English
+358 44 785 6139

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Ms Anu Pöntinen
Lecturer, Nursing training path for immigrants

Ms Johanna Taavitsainen
RDI specialist, Talent Harvest project
+358 44 785 6142

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Ms Mariia Pohorila
RDI specialist, Talent Harvest project
+358447856149

International Services (mobility)

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international@savonia.fi
International partnerships
044 785 7004

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mobility@savonia.fi
International mobility
044 785 7003

Ms Sinikka Korsikko (on job alternation leave until 9/2024) / Chatterjee Sudipta
Mobility Coordinator (mobility counseling, outgoing students, staff mobility)
+358 44 785 6421, +358 44 785 5635

Ms Solja Ryhänen
International Coordinator (EU4DUAL mobility, TFK programme, Erasmus+ projects, Erasmus+ funding)
+358 44 785 6019

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Ms Soile Takkunen
International Coordinator (incoming exchange students, tutoring, agreements)
+358 44 785 6298

Ms Milja Seppälä
International Marketing Coordinator (international student recruitment and marketing, international tutoring, North2north mobility)
+358 44 785 5579

International Coordinators at study fields

Ms Virpi Oksanen
School of Business (outgoing)
+358 44 785 5793

Ms Teija Niskanen
School of Business (incoming)
+358 44 785 6074

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Ms Kirsi Miettinen
School of Design
+358 44 785 6650

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Ms Soile Takkunen
School of Engineering and Technology
+358 44 785 6298

Ms Katariina Liimatainen
School of Music and Dance
+358 44 785 6008

Marja Gröhn-Rissanen
School of Health Care and Social Services (Kuopio campus)
+358 44 785 6407

Mr Jorma Korhonen
School of Tourism and Hospitality
+358 44 785 6015

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Ms Hannele Tams
School of Natural Resources, School of Health care and Social Services (Iisalmi campus)
+358 44 785 6642