Sustainable leadership, business and energy
Rising to the challenges of our time

Our University

We combine business, management and technologies in an innovative way. We are a community that people want to belong in. Openness is our asset. Together with our partners, we create solutions to crucial global challenges.

Finland’s most beautiful campus

The University of Vaasa has the courage to focus on and invest in its strengths. Internationality and quality are emphasised in our research and education. We build today's knowledge and skill requirements into our education programmes and provide all our students with business skills and the ability to work internationally. We foster an entrepreneurial mindset.

Multidisciplinary research platforms increase the openness and collaboration of our University. We are investing EUR 10 million in research and hiring 20 research faculty that will become qualified professors. We want to produce results that benefit the society at large.

The University of Vaasa is located by the sea in the Palosaari district, just next to the city centre. Palosaari is home to many other higher education institutions as well. The campus has many meeting places and modern working facilities for both staff and students.

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We provide education in the disciplines of business studies, technology, administrative sciences and communication studies. Our focus areas in research include management and change, energy and sustainable development, and finance and economic decision-making. Across these focus areas, we conduct impactful research of a high international standard. Our academic units and research platforms promote cross-disciplinary research.

University of Vaasa organisation

It takes courage to be an active participant and challenge old views in a time of rapid change.

The University of Vaasa is undergoing the most significant change process in its history. We are being reborn as a community that invests into the quality of research and teaching, rises to the challenges of our time, and presents itself more transparent. Our university organisation supports our strong areas and their success at the top level internationally by taking disciplines out of silos.

Jari Kuusisto
Jari Kuusisto
Agents of change

Tight-knit community

A sense of community is a strength of our University. We support our students in their personal development, well-being and employment. It is important to us to improve work, working conditions, and employee well-being. The spirit of collaboration between students and staff is a powerful asset for the future.

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Wolffintie 34,
65200 Vaasa,

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