Member benefits

As a Tamko member, you’ll get a student card which is your key to thousands of student benefits around Finland! Benefits include all national student discounts, hundreds of discounts negotiated by Opiskelijan Tampere (Student’s Tampere) and Tamko membership benefits.

National benefits

Kela (abbr. from Finnish Kansaneläkelaitos)

  • meal subsidy, student lunch

VR (a Finnish railway company, State Railways)

  • train tickets at student friendly price – 30% discount from long distance train tickets (basic, saver and multi-tickets). 50% discount from local train single tickets and 10 journey multi-tickets.

Matkahuolto (bus tickets)

  • Student and other discount tickets can be bought from their website.

Show your student card where ever you go!

  • Student card will gain access to many other discounts around Finland. Show your card at museums, coffee houses, restaurants, etc. and you’ll see how much money you save!

Opiskelijan Tampere benefits (Student’s Tampere) 

Opiskelijan Tampere negotiates student benefits to Tamko and TREY (Student Union of Tampere University). There are over 300 student discounts at the moment in Pirkanmaa area. Opiskelijan Tampere also offers information about Tampere and a free housing service platform for students and landlords to leave their housing advertisements. More info about the current student discounts on their website.


Slice is Finland’s largest student benefit service and an official digital student card application that has been working for a better student life since 2018.

Student benefits can be conveniently found for Tamko members in the student card application, which can be used to browse and redeem thousands of student benefits from different fields in different locations. Even students who are not entitled to Kela, Matkahuolto and VR benefits can still take advantage of thousands of Slice student benefits with the app. Here is more information about Slice.

Tamko benefits

Campusravita Oy

  • Campus restaurant Campusravita offers -0,10€ discount from student benefited lunch!

Norlandia Tampere Hotel

  • Norlandia Tampere Hotel offers accommodation near the main campus (Kuntokatu). For Tamko members, one night in one-person room 95€, including a hearty hotel breakfast. Make a reservation by calling +358503844400 or via email tampere(at) Be prepared to present your student card when requested.

Scandic hotels

  • Reservations only through Sandic hotel’s website with a code which you can get from Tamko office. You’ll get more discount if you make your reservation well before your arrival and if you pay when reserving. Please note that you can get the discount code from Tamko only when our office is open (Mon – Wed 10am – 4pm, Thu 10am – 6pm, Fri 10am – 2pm). We cannot provide the code during weekends. You can get the code via email or popping at our office.

Tamko sauna

  • Tamko members can rent our sauna with inexpensive member price! Please contact: sauna(at)

From Tamko’s office:

  • Free sports equipment and game borrowing. For example, badminton rackets, Finnish outdoor games, skates, board games, etc.
  • Discounts from event tickets and overall batches
  • Free tickets (variable) and season tickets, ask more at our office!