True student city
Did you know that every fifth of everyone you meet in the streets is a university student? The boilersuit people are part of the package!
Vaasa is a real city of students. We have more than 13,000 university students and some 4,000 students in vocational studies. In proportion to population, Vaasa is one of the biggest student cities in Finland.
After high school, you can choose whichever field you want to study. In Vaasa, there are plenty of alternatives. Six universities offer degrees in various fields and in three languages – Finnish, Swedish and English. Everything is possible. Any of the universities in Vaasa can lead you to the profession of your dreams.
Vaasa is truly international. Almost a hundred different languages are spoken here and the residents come from some 120 different countries. Studying is also international by nature. Hundreds of international students come annually to Vaasa to study.
On this website, we have gathered most of what you need to know about Vaasa as a student city. Click on the tabs above or the links below, and read more about studies, jobs, living and student life in Vaasa.
Welcome to Vaasa, the student city by the sea!
Six universities offer degrees in various fields and in three languages – Finnish, Swedish and English. Any of the universities in Vaasa can lead you to the profession of your dreams.
Are you a student in Vaasa looking for a job? Finding the right job could be a bit tricky, so we created a short guide to help you get started.
In Vaasa, you can create an international career, study the profession of your dreams, wander in the coastal nature, enjoy culture and become empowered by hobbies.
It is no coincidence that the people you meet on Vaasa’s streets seem surprisingly young; every fifth resident is a university student.