Be bold – find your path!

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 access to the most interesting companies and working life in Finland already during your studies. VAMK is an international university with 3700 students, known for its sense of sympathetic community, in the middle of Finland’s largest energy cluster. We will help you graduate as an Engineer or Business professional.

P.S. Did you know that the Vaasa region has the highest proportion of higher education students in Finland?
Your adventure of a lifetime awaits!

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Be Open! – Learning knows no boundaries!

Be Open! – Learning knows no boundaries!

Whether you're a professional or a self-motivated learner, our Open UAS offers diverse courses in technology, business administration, health care, and social services. Explore our options and enroll in courses without limits.

Path Studies

Path Studies

Path studies are an alternative route to a higher education degree. By completing path studies, you can graduate in the same amount of time as a student who started directly in degree studies. Learn more!

Degree Programmes

Bachelor Degrees

Bachelor Degrees

Be bold – find your path! Study a Bachelor Degree in the fields of Technology and Business at VAMK. Apply in autumn´s joint application 28.8.-11.9.2024!

Master School

Master School

Study a Master’s Degree in the fields of Technology and Business at VAMK Master School!

Get a glimpse from our international students sharing about their studying experience in VAMK.

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VAMK in a Nutshell

VAMK, located in Vaasa, Western Finland, is a modern and international University of Applied Sciences. We offer high-quality education in Finnish and English, covering Bachelor and professional Master’s degree programs. With around 3700 students, including 350 international degree students from over 45 nationalities, VAMK fosters a diverse and dynamic learning environment.

Our aim is to bring together the best employers and professionals of the future.

  • VAMK’s campus is located on the Palosaari University Campus, within walking distance of the center of Vaasa. The campus, recognised as the most beautiful campus in Finland, is home to 10,000 higher education students.
  • VAMK supports students with free career coaching and various mentoring programs: Vaasa International Talents, Energy Academy mentoring program and Energy Talent programme.
  • VAMK´s graduates have a high employement rate 82,3% and as a student you get to work and collaborate in innovation projects with our top industry partners which represent leading global companies in energy technology.
  • Globally networked – 100 partner universities around the world.
  • For international degree students, we offer an early-bird discount and a supportive scholarship model.

What is it like to study in Vaasa?

It’s easy to be happy in Vaasa: rents are affordable, 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 area, you can get everywhere by bike and there are over 14 000 students in Vaasa. So why not choose Vaasa, the city where students thrive with ease and happiness?

Get to know Vaasa, the easy city of happy students

Different ways to study

Blended learning – Studies tailored for life

Blended learning – Studies tailored for life

Having a family or a job does not have to mean that you cannot study. At VAMK, you can also complete a degree as blended learning studies, which means studying in the evenings and on weekends.

Fields of Education

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You can apply for VAMK’s programmes at Studyinfo.

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