University of Art and Design Helsinki, TAIK
The international Master of Arts study programme ePedagogy Design: Visual Knowledge Building at University of Art and Design Helsinki, TAIK, is headed by Professor Dr. Stefan Sonvilla-Weiss in cooperation wit University Hamburg, Professor Dr. Torsten Meyer. Partnering institution involved in the MA program work with different aspects of Art, Design and Media education supported by their own professionalism and expertise. The partnering insitutions of the MA-program have an operating knowledge of each other, experience in European cooperation and represent creative providers in the European educational market place.
In 2015, the University of Art and Design Helsinki will be one of the most highly esteemed and appealing universities of its kind. It will play a central role in the international field of applied arts and this will have a positive effect on Finnish culture, society and economy.
In its field the University of Art and Design is a dynamic international university that promotes the development of creative industries, the regeneration of the national culture, artistic edification and innovative entrepreneurship based on sustainable development. The University of Art and Design is part of a local concentration of universities and polytechnics, which will provide international-level conditions for high-standard research, teaching, artistic endeavour and effective innovation.The University of Art and Design participates in active cooperation with industry and commerce, culture and the surrounding society. To achieve its aims it also networks with the best international universities and centres of learning.
Our Action-based values
- Student satisfaction
- quality of teaching
- encouraging atmosphere
- responsibility and autonomy
The joy of co-operation
- authentic interaction and teamwork
- fair play
- impartial treatment
- using skills
- creating work and business
- promoting the status of art
- applying know-how
Operating on the basis of this kind of value system, the university is guaranteed to gain international success and renown.University of Art and Design Helsinki Strategy 2007-2015