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University of Vaasa

About:

University of Vaasa is a multidisciplinary and internationally recognised business-oriented University on the western coast of Finland. We occupy a beautiful maritime campus on the shore of UNESCO World Natural Heritage listed archipelago and offer a modern study environment for our 5,000 students.

We educate responsible leaders and experts who seek to create a better world and solve the challenges faced by society. Our fields of research and education are business studies, technology, communication, and administrative sciences.

Our Programmes:

All our degrees encompass business operations skills and our Faculty of Business Studies is ranked by Eduniversal as Excellent Business School. Our international Master's Degree Programme in International Business, Master's Degree Programme in Finance and Master’s Programme in Strategic Business Development are EPAS accredited.

University of Vaasa offers a large variety of opportunities to gain international experience for our students. The small class sizes ensure effective and interactive learning. In addition, we offer individual guidance and support throughout your studies.

  • Master’s Degree Programme in International Business (tuition fee 12 000 €/ academic year)
  • Master’s Degree Programme in Finance (tuition fee 12 000 €/academic year)
  • Master’s Programme in Strategic Business Development (tuition fee 12 000 €/academic year)
  • Master’s Programme in Industrial Management (tuition fee 10 000 €/academic year)
  • Master’s Programme in Industrial Systems Analytics (tuition fee 10 000 €/academic year)
  • Master’s Programme in Smart Energy (tuition fee 10 000 €/academic year)

Our campus:

Our compact campus is located in direct vicinity of the city centre of Vaasa. The University buildings represent an interesting fusion of different architectures and surround a green park. The windows open up to the changing seasons of the sea with its birds, boats and ice fishers.

A closely knit study community, well-planned teaching and efficient student services of our University promote academic progress. We offer diverse study options in English both for Finnish and international applicants on Master's degree and doctoral level. We also welcome approximately 200 exchange students annually from our partner universities to study with us.

Tuition Fees and Scholarships:

According to the Finnish Parliament decision, Finnish universities will introduce tuition fees in 2017 for non-EU/EEA students. At the University of Vaasa tuition fees will vary from 10,000 to 12,000 euros per academic year, and will be billed to degree students in international Master’s degree programmes. The fees only apply to new students who start their studies in Master's degree programmes in August 2017 or after that.

Tuition fees per academic year are:

Master's Degree Programme in International Business 12 000 €
Master's Degree Programme in Finance 12 000 €
Master's Programme in Strategic Business Development 12 000 €
Master's Programme in Industrial Systems Analytics 10 000 €
Master's Programme in Industrial Management 10 000 €
Master’s Programme in Smart Energy 10 000 €

You will not need to pay tuition fee if you:

  • are EU/EAA citizen or their family member
  • are equivalent to EU/EAA citizen (i.e. citizen of Switzerland)
  • are residing in Finland on a permanent basis
  • have an EU Blue Card

Scholarships

The University of Vaasa will have scholarships available for students who are required to pay tuition fees in Master's Degree Programmes. Scholarships are applied for when applying for the admission to the university. 

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Invest in your future - study, do and master in the University of Vaasa! The decision to study in our international programme will take you further in your life and career. We hope you will find the right studies for you from our study programmes in English.

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