Be bold – find your path!

Jump into the unknown! Cosy campus where you will feel right at home, lively student community, and trainee positions in top global companies will welcome you with open arms.

New friends, your first own flat and freedom. Interesting courses, internships and the feeling of signing a contract. With us, you’ll get to the most interesting companies and working life in Finland already during your studies.

VAMK is an international university with 3500 students, known for its sense of community, in the middle of Finland’s largest energy cluster. We can help you graduate as an Engineer, Bachelor of Business, Nurse, Public Health Nurse or Bachelor of Social Services.

P.S. Did you know that the Vaasa region has the highest proportion of higher education students in Finland?

Prepare to start your new life!


What is it like to study in Vaasa?

It’s easy to be happy in Vaasa: rents are low, you can get everywhere in 15 minutes and the quality of life is high.

The train from Helsinki to Vaasa takes just over three hours. Rents are half the price of those in the capital, you can get everywhere by bike and there are over 14 000 students in Vaasa. So why not choose Vaasa, the easy city of happy students?

Get to know Vaasa, the easy city of happy students

The spring 2023 offer of the Open UAS has now been published

Do you want to develop the skills you need in the working life, improve your common knowledge or are you planning to apply for a degree with us? Open UAS courses are open to you regardless of your age and level of education.

Check out the Open UAS offering


Energy Transition and Sustainable Economies, 3 ects

For the international students

This online self-study course will prepare students to familiarize themselves with the challenges and opportunities of energy transition and take critical steps towards sustainability in its ecological, economic and social dimension. 


Learn more about the Degree here

What would be the best way for you to study?

Guidance Counsellor, would you like VAMK student ambassadors to come for a visit?

VAMK’s energetic student marketers are at your service if you would like a presentation visit to your school. As a rule, we focus our visits from September to March, when our students are most available.

You and your students are also warmly welcomed to visit VAMK’s campus.

More information:
Eva Sundell,, puh. 0207 663 486

Continuing Education

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