Research Cooperation

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The focus areas of the University of Vaasa are energy, management, multilingualism and finance. The university’s research is often done in cooperation with companies, communities and other universities as well as research institutions. The forms of cooperation can be for example commonly funded research projects or research which has been commissioned. Research cooperation in the university is done in the faculties and within the disciplines as well as in other units.

If you are interested in doing research cooperation with the University of Vaasa, you can either contact the unit or expert in question directly or the university’s Research services and Graduate shool, which forwards your request to the right actor within the university.


Vaasa Energy Institute (VEI) is involved in projects within the energy field with a strong local and international basis. VEI offers research and consultancy services to actors within the field. Commercial and technical know-how are combined in a unique way in the Energy Institute.

Vaasa Management Institute’s function is to promote research on management and education over the faculty and organization boundaries in interaction with Finnish and international co-operational partners.

The Institute for Multilingualism is a joint venture between the University of Vaasa and Åbo Akademi University.

The Levón Institute is the University of Vaasa’s center for research, education and development which offers the university’s expertise for the benefit of society. The institute is specialized in research on energy, regional development and management as well as evaluation research.


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