Prospective Students

University of Vaasa leads to the future. Welcome aboard!

University of Vaasa is a multidisciplinary and internationally recognised business-oriented University on the western coast of Finland. We occupy a beautiful maritime campus on the shore of UNESCO World Natural Heritage listed archipelago and offer a modern study environment for our 5,000 students.

We educate responsible leaders and experts who seek to create a better world and solve the challenges faced by society. Our fields of research and education are business studies, technology, communication, and administrative sciences.

All our degrees encompass business operations skills and our Faculty of Business Studies is ranked by Eduniversal as Excellent Business School. Our international Master's Degree Programme in International Business and Master's Degree Programme in Finance are EPAS accredited.

Our compact campus is located in direct vicinity of the city centre of Vaasa. The University buildings represent an interesting fusion of different architectures and surround a green park. The windows open up to the changing seasons of the sea with its birds, boats and ice fishers.

A closely knit study community, well-planned teaching and efficient student services of our University promote academic progress. We offer diverse study options in English both for Finnish and international applicants on Master's degree and doctoral level. We also welcome approximately 200 exchange students annually from our partner universities to study with us. Based on the ratings of international students University of Vaasa won the StudyPortals Award for Excellent International Student Satisfaction 2014!

Invest in your future - study, do and master in the University of Vaasa! The decision to study in our international programme will take you further in your life and career. We hope you will find the right studies for you from our Study Programmes in English.

Here you can find more information about the study options and instructions on how to apply. If you have any questions about the studies or applying, you are welcome to contact us anytime (e-mail: information(at)