Multidisciplinary, multilingual and international
VAMK is a modern and international University of Applied Sciences which provides high level theoretical and practical oriented education in Finnish, Swedish and English, both at Bachelor level in youth and adult education as well as professional Master´s degree level.
The main areas of focus are high technology, international business and tourism, and health care and social services. VAMK takes a special interest in combining the traditional entrepreneurial spirit of the region with international awareness, languages and culture in the education. There is a strong emphasis on internationalization and the instructors maintain high educational standard.
VAMK has an extensive co-operation network with universities and other educational and research institutions abroad, as well as in Finland. The personnel, programmes and services team up to provide an extensive range of learning alternatives, offering an unbeatable combination of quality education in the modern and student-friendly city of Vaasa.
Currently, VAMK has 3,400 students enrolled and a full-time staff of over 250 members, as well as 50 part-time or visiting teachers and professors. 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 kilometres from each other.