Education

The University of Vaasa educates competent experts for the needs of the future. In our university you can complete a degree at Bachelor, Master or Doctoral level. You can also study in the open university or, if you are already working, you can undergo further training by taking courses in the Levón Institute. We also offer several master's programmes completely in English.

Our graduates find work to a good extent. Our education receives acclaim from employers because our teaching meets the demands of modern working life well. All degrees encompass business operations skills and the genuinely international atmosphere of the campus together with opportunities for student exchange is what gives students strong abilities when entering working life.

The university's education is based on scientific research. We are in continuous dialog with enterprises and the surrounding environment as to enable us to offer the latest knowledge for society's use in the future as well.

The function of the Finnish universities is stipulated in legislation. The Universities Act (558/2009) and the Government Decree on University Degrees, among other decrees, define the objectives, extent and overall structure of degrees. The quality assurance system of the university has passed the audit conducted by the Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council (FINHEEC).