University of Vaasa

  • Founded – 1968

  • Students – 5000

  • Chairs/Full Professors – 584

  • Member of HERMES : 2022

Get a fresh attitude

Finland is the happiest country in the world and its not just us saying that. The latest UN
Happiness Report has confirmed it. That might even mean that the University of Vaasa is the
happiest university in the world!
Our truly international community is located on the beautiful west coast of Finland. We have 5,000
students and 500 employees from 80 countries, and together we advance innovation and
sustainable development in business, technology, and society.

Supporting individual development and creating the framework for future success
We embrace the power of innovation. Our research is internationally successful. We don’t put limits
on learning. And we provide you with a unique foundation for your future.

The University of Vaasa is an agile university that actively integrates business with technology. We
support our staff and students through state-of-the-art facilities and multidisciplinary research and
education, encouraging new ideas and perspectives that pave the way to a sustainable future for all.

Research is conducted by people. Our success and the results we have achieved are based on the
contribution of our talented and dedicated employee and students. We value everyone and invest in
them equally.

The city of Vaasa itself is a vibrant centre of culture, education, and business. Local universities,
energy technology companies and municipalities work intensively together on research, product
development, innovation and education.

Join us in the heart of the Northern Europes largest energy and environmental business hub.
Discover your future


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