International master's programmes

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Accredited programmes Top-quality education

The University of Vaasa is one of the most international universities in Finland. Our accredited programmes in business and technology attract students from all around the world. A friendly atmosphere combined with top-quality education provides you with a unique foundation for your future.

Next application round will take place from the 1st of December 2020 to the 22nd of January 2021

Study in the happiest country in the world Living in Finland

Finland is well known as a secure and clean country. The Finnish society is built upon the equality between men and women. Finland, a stable democracy, is a safe choice to live and study in.

6 reasons to choose the University of Vaasa

Valued by employers

Our graduates enjoy excellent employment opportunities, and employers hold degrees earned from the University of Vaasa in high regard. We offer basic courses in business competence to all students; business acumen is a competitive advantage in whichever field you specialise.

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We offer our foreign students a university with international ambiance. You can study in English, travel abroad as an exchange student or apply for summer internships with international companies.

Learn and succeed

Pursuing your studies on our beautiful campus will be a joy. We promise great teachers, high-quality teaching and diverse teaching methods. The package also includes new friends, active clubs and subject organisations, and the ease of living in Vaasa.

To us, you are an individual

Our teachers and professors are easy to approach and eager to help. The university community is here to support you throughout your studies, and you will receive individua guidance for your studies. We provide you with the foundation for a successful tomorrow.

No one is left behind

Our university is a close-knit community in which we all support each other. We have a great team spirit and inspiring atmosphere. This is the perfect opportunity to build your support network of lifelong friends who can be of invaluable assistance later on in your working life.

Energetic Vaasa

Study by the sea in close proximity to the city centre. Vaasa is home to the leading energy industry business hub in Finland, an abundance of workplaces, six universities and locals who surveys confirm are happy and energetic.

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Student experiences

students at the University of Vaasa

The University of Vaasa is sited at Finland's newest campus area, close to the sea, often referred to as the most beautiful campus in Finland. The campus is an interesting fusion of old and new, a combination of continental and Anglo-Saxon architectures. It is located in Vaasa, the sunniest City of Finland. With its 12 000 students, Vaasa is also a lively student city. Moreover, the beautiful Kvarken archipelago surrounding the city is part of UNESCO's World Natural Heritage sites since 2006.

The tightly knit international community of more than 5000 students is one of the main strengths of the University. 9% of the students and 30% of the academic staff are international, ensuring a lively and active campus.

Read more about the student experiences under each programme, under the information for parents and in the publications and social media of the University.

Alumni stories

Kodjovi Lotchi
Kodjovi Lotchi

Kodjovi was the first student to graduate from the Master's Programme in Industrial Systems Analytics and appreciated the quality of the courses.

Tuomas Lindeman
Tuomas Lindeman

Tuomas Lindeman graduated from the University of Vaasa’s Finance programme in 2019 and is currently working as a Treasury Analyst in Group Finance and Treasury at Nordea. His team’s main task is the short-term management of the whole group’s…

Camilla Järvinen
Camilla Järvinen

“I am currently working as a Mergers & Acquisition professional at KONE Corporation, one of the leading elevator and escalator companies in the world. The Master’s Degree Programme in Finance prepared and enabled me to select this exciting…

Kalle Lepola
International Business
Kalle Lepola

"I think in the University of Vaasa, I learned the HOW, instead of the WHAT. And this is something I find invaluable." Kalle Lepola got a job in 3D-printing industry in Barcelona after graduation.

Contact and further information


Do you want to hear more or ask questions about the programmes and talk to our current students?

We are hosting a webinar on the 24th of November at 2:30pm EET


Sign up here and you will receive the link to join the webinar as an e-mail.


Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding admission procedure or studying at the international Master's programmes at the University of Vaasa.

Phone +358-29-449-8006
E-mail: admissions(at)

Katariina Kempus
Katariina Kempus

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Katariina Metsäranta
Katariina Metsäranta

University Services, Education Services

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