Welcome to the University of Vaasa Campus

Welcome to the University of Vaasa. Our beautiful maritime campus is located in Palosaari – which is the home of many tertiary educational institutions.

Here we have collected information on transit and campus services so that your visit will be as pleasant as possible.

Transportation to Vaasa and the Campus

How to Get to the Campus Area

The campus of the University of Vaasa is located in Palosaari close to the city centre. The visiting address is Wolffintie 34, 65200 Vaasa. Walking from the centre to the campus takes approximately 15 minutes and the local buses numbers 1 and 3 also drive this route.

Parking and Moving on Campus

If you arrive by car and park on the university parking, you need a temporary parking permission. You can obtain the permit at the information desk in the lobby of the main building Tervahovi. The personnel and students may have a permanent parking permit. Please note, that parking without a permit may incur a fine.

Parking places for students and guests are indicated in yellow on the parking map of the  campus area.

All the university buildings are located close to one another on campus. You can easily find them by following the signs placed in the area.

Campus Services

The university’s information desks are located in the lobby of the main building Tervahovi and Fabriikki-building (see map).

Wireless Network

The campus has an open wireless network UwasaOpen, which does not require logging in.

Also the Eduroam network, through which a visitor may use the network with the user name and ID of their home organization, is available on campus.


There are several restaurants on campus and in the vicinity.

Mathilda – A student restaurant in Tervahovi offering a variety of lunch dishes as well as cafeteria products.

Erkki – Located in Fabriikki, restaurant Erkki offers e.g. baked potatoes, soup and salads.

Café Oskar – In the meeting point of the Tritonia lobby e.g. rolls and cakes are available. The library’s newspapers can be read in the café.

Cotton Club – The university seaside restaurant offers traditional food for a reasonable price.

Café Techno – Located in Technobothnia, Café Techno offers meals and panini sandwiches.

Leison Café – Located at Wolffintie 36, Leison Café serves lunch.

Wolffila - Restaurant Wolffila operates in the State Office Building’s ground floor.


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