Find your path at VAMK – Apply now for our international degree studies!

Find your path at VAMK – Apply now for our international degree studies!

The national joint application for international degree programmes is on Jan 4-18, 2023. The studies will begin in August 2023. Prepare to start your new life and apply via Studyinfo portal!


  • Our campus is located in the heart of Vaasa, the Nordic hub for energy technology.
  • We offer high-level theoretical and practical oriented education.
  • We have a sympathetic and agile community.
  • You get to collaborate with our top industry partners which represent leading global companies in energy technology.
  • We offer an early-bird discount, and our scholarship model is very supportive. Read more about our tuition Fees and Scholarship Criteria for Non-EU/EEA students.

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Bachelor studies in Business and Technology give you tools and skills to become a future expert

Bachelor’s degree studies provide the student with broad overall knowledge and skills with relevant theoretical background for working as an expert in the field. The curriculum includes basic and professional studies, elective studies, a practical training period, and a Bachelor’s thesis.

In this application round VAMK offers Bachelor’s degrees in

Become a needed IT professional! In the degree programme in IT, you can study for example software engineering and embedded systems. The degree programme in Information Technology prepares you for demanding careers in the industry.

You gain professional skills and a strong theoretical basis that are much needed in the rapidly changing environment. The education relies on solid theoretical foundation combined with the knowhow of the local hi-tech sector.

  • International Business (Bachelor of Business Administration)
    Learn how to navigate the flows of international trade with confidence! Together with the international students, the degree programme in International Business is the perfect way for you to gain higher education, excellent English skills and cultural experience. You also have the possibility to study a Double Degree in one of our partner universities in Germany or Poland.

A Bachelor’s degree completed at a university of applied sciences consists of 210 or 240 credits (3 to 4 years of full-time study) depending on the study field. Bachelor’s degrees completed at universities of applied sciences are equal to other Finnish Bachelor’s degrees and give the same qualifications as them.

Masters only – VAMK Master School opens the door to new opportunities

Study a Master’s Degree at VAMK Master School! You can apply for the degree studies once you have completed a Bachelor’s degree or another applicable university degree and accumulated two years of relevant work experience after your graduation.

The Master’s degree conforms with the standards set by the Finnish national degree system as well as with the European framework for degrees and competences (EQF 7). It gives a qualification for a public appointment where a Master’s degree is required.

For Master level studies, we offer three different degree programmes:

Become an expert in cloud computing and applications! The programme helps you deepen your competence and widen your possibilities in ICT working-life. You gain advanced skills to master cloud architecting in the context of intelligent industrial applications.


Learn how to manage and develop a business in an international environment! You’ll gain knowledge on how to apply modern research methods to management and also how operations are developed on the basis of research. The programme is tailored to your own expertise.


Become a confident leader of an international project team! You’ll learn the secrets for building and motivating teams. You get acquainted with the award-winning tools for effective project management and research. This Master’s programme gives you IPMA level C competence in Project Management.

Top reasons to choose VAMK Master School:

  • Top Mentors
  • Learning at work 2.0 – time-efficient and practical training
  • Pedagogy – community learning and working life orientation

The studies are conducted in English, and they are organised by using blended learning methods. The emphasis in the study is on interaction and teamwork: during your studies, you can share your expertise with other students.

Visit the Master School website to read more in detail. Master Degrees –Master School – VAMK

Life in Vaasa

What Vaasa offers for student life?

  • International city located in the Western coast of Finland with a unique seascape.
  • Vaasa area has the highest number of university students in Finland in relation to the number of inhabitants.
  • High quality of life: great flats don’t cost a fortune, and wherever you want to go, you’ll be there in 15 minutes.
  • Vaasa area as Nordic Energy Hub offers excellent employability possibilities after graduation
  • Vaasa region is regarded as the most innovative area in Finland.
  • The mission in Vaasa is to create more sustainable technologies for saving the planet!

Check out this video about Energy Vaasa!

Further information on application

Read more about the application procedure and entrance exams here.

For more information kindly contact VAMK’s Admissions Services:


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