Erasmus+ is the EU's programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. Erasmus+ offers the opportunity for higher education institutions to send and receive students and staff to and from other participating countries to study, participate in a traineeship, teach or train.

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The Finnish National Board of Education is hosting the national agency for the European Union´s education and youth programmes.

Arcada holds an Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) and participates in the Erasmus+ programme.

If you are interested in exchange studies at Arcada you can find more information here.

Arcada's Erasmus Policy Statement
Arcada's Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE)



Arcada is an Academic Partner of SeaFocus. Academic Partners are universities, which are interested in developing the Intelligence Hunt concept further with SeaFocus and to find the best resources for the Company Cases by spreading information about the project to the students.

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SeaFocus is an executive maritime business platform with special services and projects focusing on the development of the maritime industry.
Intelligence Hunt® is a SeaFocus project promoting maritime industry as an attractive career path to the university students, and providing maritime industry and its stakeholders a magnificent possibility to get fresh out-of-the-box solutions and ideas.
Please visit for further information.



Creative Campus Arabia

Creative Campus Arabia

Creative Campus Arabia is a cooperation between Arcada UAS, Metropolia UAS and Diak UAS. The aim of the project is to increase the level of attraction for the Arabianranta district i Helsinki as a centre of design and the creative field. Within the project we develop services regarding the productions in the creative field, common use of workspace in Arabianranta and our educations offering. We cooperate with companies and other higher institutions and universities, and focus on how technology can be used in design, developing cities and in studies. Our vision is to strengthen Arabianranta as a significant center for the field of culture.



NOBANET is a network of higher education institutions in the Nordic and Baltic countries. The network is led by Arcada and its present main activity is joint development and implementation  of an online course in E-busines. The goal is to provide students with the necessary knowledge about basic principles of e-business, and to improve their practical skills in the use of online tools and applications.
For further information about the topics please check

NOBANET website
Contact persons at Arcada: Eija Källström and Mikael Forsström

The Baltic University Programme (BUP)
The BUP network connects 230 higher education institutions in the Baltic Sea region. It focuses on sustainable development, environmental protection, and democracy. Its activities include course development, research and  transdisciplinary projects.
Contact person at Arcada: Eija Källström