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The University of Vaasa is focused on responsible business. Our core competence consists of high-level expertise in business, technology, management, and communications. We continuously accelerate and advance our operations with the help of our multidisciplinary research platforms.

The University of Vaasa is located at the heart of Northern Europe’s largest energy and environment business cluster. We consider advancing the renewal of the energy sector as a means to combat climate change as a core part of our mission.

We offer degree programmes at all academic levels, from Bachelor’s to Doctoral degrees. We also offer several Master's Programmes completely in English. The Master's Degree Programme in International Business, the Master's Degree Programme in Finance, and the Master's Degree Programme in Strategic Business Development are all EFMD accredited. A majority of our degree programmes in technology are ASIIN accredited.

Working with us

We are an inspiring and thriving community of 600 employees working in a variety of roles spanning from teachers and researchers to administrative personnel. Our values — courage, community and responsibility — guide us in our everyday life and provide us with a foundation for our common well-being.

As an employer we focus on our employees well-being at work by offering preventive occupational health care, extensive medical care as well as fitness and culture benefits. Our flexible working times and opportunities for multi-location work contribute to work-life balance. Our commitment to support the career development of our personnel is visible in the broad offering of training and competence development opportunities. The University has been awarded the HR Excellence in Research recognition. More information:

At our university we don't just say we are international — we are international. We have a large partner network with more than 200 universities in over 40 countries. A third of the academic personnel at the University of Vaasa comes from outside of Finland. Besides the university community, the whole of the Vaasa region is known for its multicultural and multilingual character. The coastal city of Vaasa with its 70,000 inhabitants is the second most international city after the capital Helsinki.

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  • Join our community. All our current vacancies:
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    • In English: Open jobs -
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PL 700

65101 Vaasa


Event participation(s)

15 March 2023
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05 October 2022
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24 February 2022
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16 February 2022
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05 October 2021
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11 February 2021
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18 November 2020
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