International student's bath to employment in Finland
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The main objective of the KILKAS project was to develop and implement a working model to contribute to the employment and integration of foreign students to the Finnish labor markets. The project collected and further processed the experience and results of the partners’ previous projects and pilots, regional good practices as well as new approaches into a national working model for the disposal of all universities of applied sciences (UASs) in Finland.

KILKAS – Competitiveness and growth in promoting the employment of foreign UAS students 1.4.2016 – 31.5.2018
Funded by: European social fund. North Ostrobothnia centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment.

This is a model for international students starting their studies and heading for employment in Finland

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South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences
Project Manager Pia Kaari, pia.kaari@xamk.fi

Project was implemented in co-operation with:
Oulu, Seinäjoki, Tampere and Turku
Universities of Applied Sciences

Facts

KILKAS - Competitiveness and growth in promoting the employment of foreign UAS students

01.04.2016 - 31.05.2018

Implementers

Administrator: South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences

Partial implementers: Universities of Applied Sciences: Turku, Tampere, Oulu and Seinäjoki

Other partners: Companies

Fields of expertise: Creative Industries Digital economy

Budget

Total budget: 739 711 €

XAMK part of the total budget: 271 507 €

Financiers and main source of funding: Pohjois-Pohjanmaan ELY-keskus, Euroopan sosiaalirahasto (ESR)

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