Our partners

Lahti University of Applied Sciences (FI) (coordinator)

Lahti UAS is a multidisciplinary higher education provider in Southern Finland with around 5,300 students, 400 staff members and a high level of expertise to be shared globally. The expertise of Lahti UAS arises from highly qualified staff, solid background in diverse educational fields, strong regional and international networks and succesful cooperation with partners and business contacts both in Finland and abroad. Three Bachelor's and three Master level degree programmes are delivered in English.

The faculty of Social and Health Care focuses on educating students for providing care, well-being and rehabilitation. The fields of study for undergraduate programmes at the faculty are nursing, physiotherapy and social work in Bachelor and Master level. The CareMan project is participated by experts from the Master's degree programme in Social and Health Care Leadership and Management.

Visit the LUAS website.

CareMan contacts:

Paivi Huotari (paivi.huotari@lamk.fi)

Johanna Tarvainen (johanna.tarvainen@lamk.fi)

HAMK University of Applied Sciences (FI)

HAMK UAS offers its students an applied, multidisciplinary academic learning environment. The success of HAMK's degree programmes is based on strong consensus and cooperation among the labour market and our higher education institution.

In addition, HAMK is one of the five higher education institutions in Finland that offers professional pedagogical qualifications for teachers in academia. The pedagogical know-how found inside our own institution is consistently reflected in the development of the curricula within our degree programmes.

HAMK offers 23 bachelor-level and 7 master-level degree programmes, and 14 double degree programmes with partner universities around the world. HAMK has around 7,300 students and the number of personnel is 650. Six of their degree programmes are delivered in English. In addition, each field of education offers courses in English for international exchange students.

The CareMan project is participated jointly by experts from two master's degree programmes - Business Management and Entrepreneurship and Social and Health Care Development and Management.

Visit the HAMK website.

CareMan contact:

Mikko Mantyneva (mikko.mantyneva@hamk.fi)

University of Évora (PT)

The University of Évora (UoÉ) was founded with the Papal Bull of Paul IV, Cum a Nobis, on 15 April 1559. Presently UoÉ has more than 7,000 students attending a total of 36 graduate courses, 85 masters and postgraduate courses and 34 doctoral courses. It is currently structured into four schools:

  • School of Science and Technology
  • School of Arts
  • School of Social Sciences
  • School of Nursing São João de Deus.

The School of Social Sciences and the School of Nursing São João de Deus are involved in the CareMan project.

The Social Sciences School runs the following main programmes:

  • Business/Management
  • Psychology
  • Economy
  • Education
  • History and Archaeology
  • Sociology
  • Literature, Language and Culture
  • Tourism
  • International Relations.

The Nursing School was created in 1955 and houses the polytechnic teaching the first degree and master courses in health education.

Visit the University of Évora website.

CareMan contact:

Manuel Agostinho (mf@uevora.pt)

Edinburgh Napier University (UK)

Edinburgh Napier University is one of the largest higher education institutions in Scotland with almost 18,000 students from 109 countries on campus. Napier offers industry informed courses which combine the optimum balance of theory and practice, to equip the graduates for success today’s competitive global job market.

The University is organised into six schools:

  • The Business School
  • School of Arts & Creative Industries
  • School of Computing
  • School of Engineering & the Built Environment
  • School of Life, Sport & Social Sciences
  • School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Care

Edinburgh Napier is a truly international University with over 4,000 international students on campus, and 3,530 students on courses delivered with our partners overseas.

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care provides a range of graduate and postgraduate degrees with hands on healthcare practice to consolidate student’s skills.  The School has around 2,600 undergraduate and 300 postgraduate students.

The Nursing, Midwifery and Clinical Research courses deliver the knowledge and skills for participants to become more confident in nursing, midwifery or other healthcare specialisations.  Postgraduate courses include Health Management and Advanced Practice and all enhance a health care professional’s career as a practitioner in public, health and social care services, as well as making a major contribution to professional development.

Visit the Edinburgh Napier University website.

CareMan contact:

Janyne Afseth (j.afseth@napier.ac.uk

Charles University (CZ)

Charles University (CU) in Prague was founded in 1348. Today it has 17 faculties, three university institutes and six further centres for educational, scientific, research, development and other activities. The university has more than 7,500 employees, 4,000 of these being academic and research staff. Over 51,000 students are studying at CU in more than 300 accredited degree programs and 660 study disciplines.

The university is dedicated to international co-operation with prestigious educational and research institutions. Charles University is one of the world's top universities. In the Shanghai University's Academic Ranking of World Universities, which evaluates 2,000 universities, Charles University was placed in the top 300 out of the total of 17,000 universities and colleges.

The Faculty of Humanities (FHS), founded in 1994 as the Institute for Liberal Education, is Charles University’s youngest faculty. Its main research and academic focus is the Humanities and Social and Cultural Anthropology. It has 200 faculty members and approximately 2,000 students.

The Faculty of Humanities offers advanced degrees in:

  • General Anthropology
  • Civil Society Studies
  • Social and Cultural Ecology
  • E-Culture and Semiotics
  • Management and Supervision Social and Health Institutions
  • Gender Studies
  • Oral History - Contemporary History (also in English)
  • Historical Sociology (also in English)
  • German and French Philosophy in European Context (in German or French)
  • PhD program in Anthropology (also in English)
  • Applied Ethics and Environmental Studies

Finally, there is a research and educational institution operating within the Faculty of Humanities: the Centre of Expertise in Longevity and Long-term Care.

Visit the Charles University website.

CareMan contact:

Petr Vrzacek (petr.vrzacek@fhs.cuni.cz)