Vaasa Campus (Vasa)

Welcome to Vaasa Campus (Vasa)

Campus Vaasa (Vasa) is located in Palosaari, in Vaasa. It is a short walk away from the City Centre, as well as the bus and train station. Campus Vasa/Vaasa offers an excellent study environment for Novia UAS students in Vaasa. It is a lively learning environment with students representing a wide range of studies, such as Business Administration, Health and Welfare, and Technology. 

Vaasa is an active and international environment for students at Novia UAS. The modern facilities, wide range of degree programmes, and good workplace/internship opportunities within the relevant industries, both in the private and the public sector, provide an attractive study environment.

Vaasa is a beautiful city located on the west coast of Finland next to a World Heritage Archipelago. The city has a friendly, high-spirited, and international atmosphere making it ideal for the student population of 13 000. The city is perfectly suited for engineering students due to the fact that Scandinavia´s largest Energy Cluster can be found in Vaasa.

Novia UAS in Vaasa has been a successful pioneer in higher technical education for more than 160 years. The Central Hospital of the district is located in Vaasa, providing many opportunities for practical training for our nursing students.

Vaasa is one of the most important higher education cities in Finland and, statistically, every fifth person in Vaasa is a student at a university or a University of Applied Sciences. The strengths of these higher education institutions are multidisciplinary, multilingual and international education and the city has attracted a lot of international exchange students and researchers.

Campus Vasa/Vaasa offers degree studies within Health and Welfare in Alere. Students can complete their practice placements at Vaasa Central Hospital, one of the health care stations within the region, or at different service units. By doing so, students can achieve the skills needed within their profession.

Novia UAS and Vaasa UAS (VAMK) jointly develop cooperation, health and welfare education, as well as applied research within Alere. We share modern facilities in Alere and the cooperation between these two universities gives our students the possibilities to join teaching and teacher exchanges between classes taught in Finnish or Swedish. This fact will be an absolute competitive advantage for students who want to excel and find work in bilingual Vaasa or its surroundings.

The Technobothnia Research Centre

The Technobothnia research centre strengthens the region´s claim to being an important centre for technical know-how. The project of creating the research centre was carried out by the Ministry of Education and Culture, the University of Vaasa, Vaasa UAS (VAMK), and Novia University of Applied Sciences. The three seats of education are all situated in close vicinity to Technobothnia. The unique collaboration between these universities guarantees a well-equipped and multifaceted unity of laboratories. The centre creates a good breeding ground for new, innovative forms of collaboration with clear benefits not only for Novia´s staff and students, but also for the industry and the economy.

More information about the Technobothnia Research Centre. 

Vaasa Campus (Vasa)

Campus Vasa/Vaasa is situated in Western Finland, at the narrowest point of the Gulf of Bothnia. The archipelago, with its countless islands, gives Vaasa the authentic feel of a coastal town. The languages you will hear are Finnish and Swedish. Swedish is the second official language in Finland, it is spoken by 5 % of the overall population and by about 25 % of the residents of Vaasa. Swedish is also the main language of instruction at Novia UAS.

We have a tradition of international contacts and work in a very international environment. Vaasa happens to be the strongest energy cluster in the Nordic countries, with an industry exporting several billion euros worth annually. We offer Bachelor's and Master's Degree programmes, in addition to selected other courses and projects, entirely in English.

Campus Vasa offers the following degree programme in English:

Contact Information

Wolffintie 33 and Wolffinte 31, 65200 Vaasa, Phone +358 (0)6 328 5001, E-mail our Student Services: