All About VAMK


VAMK has approximately 1300 engineering students within the fields of:

  • Energy Technology
  • Environmental Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Information Technology

The education in the school of technology is characterized by principles of sustainable development and training for the challenges of rapidly changing global markets. Most of the students' final theses are made in close cooperation with working life, which is enabled by established contacts within the industries region.

The main building for engineering education of VAMK was built in 1967, and is located on the Palosaari seaside campus in Vaasa. The technology research centre Technobothnia, which is utilized by the faculty, provides the students with a quality and up-to-date study and training environment.

Jorma Tuominen Director of Unit, School of Technology

Lotta Saarikoski Head of Degree Programme; Mechanical Engineering, ECTS Departmental Coordinator
Riitta Niemelä Head of Degree Programme; Civil Engineering, Energy Technology, Environmental Technology, ECTS Departmental Coordinator
Juha Nieminen Head of Degree Programme; Electrical Engineering
Seppo Mäkinen Head of Degree Programme; Information Technology, ECTS Departmental Coordinator

Vesa Verkkonen Principal Lecturer, ECTS Departmental Coordinator in Electrical Engineering