Facilities

Old factory buildings and modern University facilities coexist in harmony on the campus area in Palosaari. The campus buildings are surrounded by a beautiful seaside park.

The former factory buildings Fabriikki, Technobothnia, Konttori and Puuvillatalo represent the historical side of the campus area, as they were originally part of the cotton factory. The University management has offices in the Konttori building which also used to house the office and management of the former cotton factory.

Fabriikki is an old factory building which now houses the School of Technology and Innovations, part of the School of Management and part of the School of Marketing and Communication, service centre of the Education Services, information desk, lecture rooms, and restaurant Erkki. Technobothnia building served as a weaving mill of the cotton factory, but now it serves as a high-tech laboratory for research and education. The offices of student associations are also located in the Technobothnia building.

The new main building Tervahovi is the home of the School of Accounting and Finance, part of the School of Management and part of the School of Marketing and Communication. Also a service centre of the Education services is located in Tervahovi building. The university’s biggest auditoriums, Levón, Wolff and Kurtén, are located in the Tervahovi building. Tervahovi has also other teaching facilities and self-study rooms, as well as an information desk, facilities of the ICT Management, and the student restaurant Mathilda.

Luotsi building hosts the offices of the Student Services as well as the Admission and Mobility Services, International Office, University Press, Facility Services, the Open University, and the university’s Center for Continuing Education and Research Levón Institute.

Tritonia is an academic library serving research, education and studies at the University of Vaasa, Vamk University of Applied Sciences, Åbo Akademi University in Vaasa and Jakobstad and Novia University of Applied Sciences and Hanken School of Economics in Vaasa. The facilities of Tritonia include, for example, auditorium Nissi, group-study rooms, classrooms, researcher rooms, and quiet self-study rooms for reading. Also one of the cafeterias, Café Oskar, is located in the Tritonia building.

The offices of Student Union staff and the Student Union service office are located on the first floor of the student union house Domus Bothnica.