VAMK is a modern and international University of Applied Sciences, which provides high-level practically oriented education in Finnish and in English. Our degree programs are mostly at the Bachelor level, but we also offer one program at the Masters level (in Finnish).
The main areas of interest are high technology - focusing on energy technology, international business, health care and social services. VAMK pays a special attention in combining the traditional entrepreneurial spirit of the region with international awareness, languages and culture in its degree programs. There is a strong emphasis on internationalization and the instructors maintain high educational standard.
VAMK has an extensive network with co-operating universities and companies in Finland and abroad. Our personnel, degree programmes and services team up to a wide range of learning and research alternatives, offering an unbeatable combination of high-quality education in the modern and student-friendly city of Vaasa.
Currently, VAMK has 3,300 students and a full-time staff of over 230 members. In addition, we have some 50 part-time or visiting teachers and professors manifesting the close collaboration with the surrounding industry and other universities. VAMK has two campuses, one in Palosaari – the sea side campus, and one on Raastuvankatu right in the heart of the city centre. Both campuses are easily reached and only 1.5 kilometers from each other.