Vision, profile,values

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Novia is a dynamic, international University of Applied Sciences (UAS) with high-quality education, research and development and innovation activity supporting working life. Novia is a leading actor in continuous learning.

In its areas of strength Novia is at the forefront among the universities of applied sciences in Finland and competitive and successful internationally.

Nationally Novia has a natural role in promoting collaboration with the Nordic countries.


Novia is an entrepreneurial UAS with close contact to its students and working life. Novia is dedicated to meet the competence needs of the bilingual Finland and its sustainable societal development.

Novia has extensive and concrete collaboration within the Nordic countries thanks to its cultural and linguistic heritage. Novia is working to make Finland stronger in the Nordic cultural community and to promote cooperation within business and working life.

Novia creates welfare through regional networking and global competence.


Novia's values are competence, commitment and sustainability.