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Vaasa is a diverse university city with the highest ratio of university students per capita in Finland. There are more than 12,000 students in Vaasa studying in three languages in six university units, and they have more than 30 degrees to choose from.

The universities in Vaasa receive more than 900 international exchange and degree students a year. Similarly, students from Vaasa can become exchange students in dozens of different countries.

The universities’ strong connections to the region’s companies, and the energy technology sector in particular, offer students excellent employment prospects.

Student associations and organisations and rich recreational opportunities make studying in Vaasa a great experience.

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Responsible for the serviceCity of Vaasa
Area Vaasa
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish, English
Text edited by: City of Vaasa
Updated: 22/3/2022