By joining Tamko, you’ll get a student card which is your key to thousands of student discounts in Finland. Plus, you’ll enjoy all the Tamko membership benefits. After you’ve filled out our membership application, we will order the student card for you. Tamko offers two kinds of cards (AMK student card and Tamko membership card), so please make sure that you order the right one!

The terms of AMK student card

  1. You are studying a bachelor’s or master’s degree (ylempi ammattikorkeakoulututkinto) in TAMK (as a degree student or an exchange student)
  2. You’ve registered yourself as present for the upcoming term or academic year
  3. You become a member and pay the membership fee to Tamko

The terms of Tamko membership card

  1. You’re studying in vocational teacher education or in open higher education studies
  2. You become a member and pay the membership fee to Tamko

NB! Tamko membership card includes an access to Opiskelijan Tampere benefits and Tamko membership benefits. The card doesn’t include national student benefits like Kela subsidy, VR train ticket discounts or student discounts from local and long-distance busses (Matkahuolto).

Other student card terms and conditions

By sending a member application to The Students’ Union of Tampere University of Applied Sciences, the student shows that she/he has read the terms of a student card and commits to comply them. The student accepts that her/his personal data, right to study, member eligibility and contact information will be confirmed from Tampere University of Applied Sciences’ student and study register. The student also accepts that her/his Tamko membership data will be transferred from Tamko membership register to TAMK information system and from there to information systems of the National Board of Education (Virta and Koski). Lastly, student’s information can be given to Pivo Wallet Oy to the extent permitted by Finnish law. The information will be given to Pivo Wallet Oy only if the student downloads and activates the mobile student card in the Pivo mobile application. By downloading Pivo, the student will accept the terms and conditions of Pivo mobile student card application.