Student Campus

Finland’s Sunniest Campus

The VAMK campus is located on the Palosaari higher education campus, within walking distance from the centre of Vaasa. The Technobothnia education and research laboratory, the Tritonia science library, the Muova design centre and the Alere learning centre of social services and health care are located on Palosaari. The University of Vaasa and Yrkeshögskolan Novia are also on the same campus.

The campus, recognised as the most beautiful campus in Finland, is home to 10,000 higher education students.

Science Library and Learning Centre Tritonia

Tritonia, the common library of Vaasa Universities, is a great place not only for reading course literature, but also for self-study and doing group work. In the newly renovated premises, you can enjoy yourself even longer!

Technobothnia - Research and Development Laborat

The most modern teaching laboratory in the Nordic Region

Read more Technobothnia

Learning Centre Alere

Alere is the joint learning centre for VAMK and Yrkeshögskolan Novia social and health care students on the Palosaari campus. Renovated to meet the demands of modern education, Alere offers students, in addition to comfortable facilities, joint teaching and teacher exchange between Finnish and Swedish courses.

Student Restaurants

There are numerous student restaurants on campus, where students get the so-called meal support; a basic meal can be obtained as cheaply as around one euro. The discount can be obtained by presenting a student card or other certificate approved by Kela. The student restaurants also offer cafeteria services.


Opening Hours and Caretaker Service


  • Caretaker, Palosaari Campus* 020 766 3436 or 040 866 7547
  • Caretaker, Technobothnia* 020 766 3437 or 040 590 2248
  • Caretaker, Alere*: 020 766 3475 or 040 011 3915

*Prices for 0207 calls

Opening hours during the school year

Wolffintie 30

  • mon – fri from 7.45 am – 7.00 pm
  • Sat 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m


  •  mon – fri from 7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
  • closed on Sat


  • Weekdays, Mon-Fri 7:30-17:00 (you must leave the building by 20:15)
  • Outside door closed on Sat.
  • When moving in Technobothnia after closing time, you must have a key card

The janitors are also responsible for the flow of mail between and within the units.