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      It´s gonna be legen… wait for it… dary! Studying really is the #besttimeofyourlife. New friends, your first own flat and the taste of freedom. Interesting courses, internships and work life contacts. It's all here at VAMK. For you and for your future.

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    VAMK is the #besttimeofyourlife

    VAMK is a modern and international University of Applied Sciences situated in Vaasa, Western Finland. We provide high-level theoretical and practical oriented education in Finnish and in English, both at Bachelor level as well as professional Master´s degree level.

    VAMK has approximately 3 300 students and around 350 international degree students. More than 45 different nationalities are represented at VAMK.  We also work in close co-operation with local businesses. One in five people who pass you on the street are students, so the party never ends. In Vaasa you can truly enjoy life!

    Are you a prospective degree student? Or do you want to spend a semester at VAMK as an exchange student? On these pages you’ll find information about your future.  Information about our degree programmes and our exchange studies is separated under different titles.

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    Degree Programmes in English

    At VAMK we offer two full-time degree programmes in English: Information Technology and International Business. We also offer a Master Degree for graduated engineers: Project Management.

    Next Application Period

    Next application period for the degree programmes in Information Technology and International Business is 9.1.-24.1.2018 and for the degree programme in Project Management 14.3. - 28.3.2018.

    Learn more

    Apply at Studyinfo.fi

    Apply for VAMK degree programmes in English at Studyinfo.fi

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    VAMK Campus

    VAMK is located on the Palosaari university campus within a walking distance from Vaasa city centre. Technobothnia Education and Research Centre, Tritonia Academic Library, Design Centre Muova, and Alere, the learning centre of social services and health care are all located on Palosaari. The University of Vaasa and Novia University of Applied Sciences can also be found on the same campus.

    Technobothnia Education and Research Centre: A former cotton factory was renovated to meet the requirements of state-of-the-art technology. There the students of technology can get acquainted with the latest innovations of their field and take part in projects executed in cooperation with businesses. In addition to education, the modern facilities, equipment, software and methods also significantly contribute to the research and product development of the businesses in the region.

    The Tritonia Academic Library serves research, education and studying at the institutions of higher education in Vaasa. Tritonia offers extensive printed and electronic collections on several fields, a modern learning environment, information services and training in information retrieval.

    Alere, the learning centre of social services and health care: VAMK’s and Novia’s social and health care students study in the shared premises of Alere -facility on the Palosaari campus. Renovated for the demands of modern teaching, Alere offers the students, besides cosy premises, also shared courses and teacher exchange between Finnish and Swedish education.


    VAMK Campus Map

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    What Our Alumni Say

    Lukumanu Iddrisu

    BBA

    Lukumanu Iddrisu

    BBA

    Lukumanu Iddrisu studied international business at VAMK and specialised in marketing.

    Johan Nyström

    Accountant

    Johan Nyström

    Accountant

    BBA Johan Nyström works as an accountant for Wärtsilä. He also studies for the master´s program at the University of Vaasa.

    Duy Nguyen

    Senior Software Developer

    Duy Nguyen

    Senior Software Developer

    Senior Software Developer at Wapice Duy Nguyen moved to Vaasa from Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. His work mainly includes software development as well as supervising junior...

    Annika Silvast

    Accounts Receivable Specialist

    Annika Silvast

    Accounts Receivable Specialist

    BBA Annika Silvast works for Pöyry, Finnish consulting company specializing in energy, infrastructure and manufacturing related projects.