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We welcome students from all over the world to study at VAMK! In 2010-2011 there are international students from 54 different nationalities studying at VAMK! We are proud of our multinational atmosphere.

Gabriela - International Business

Gabriela Hertnagel is a 24 year old young woman from the Austrian Alps. She is also a recent graduate of VAMK. In June 2009 she finished her studies in International Business program and gained her BBA degree with outstanding results. Already during her studies she started working part-time for the local international ship power company Wärtsilä. Currently Gabriela is working for the same company and wishes to complete a master’s degree in a few years, after which she would like to gain more international competence. Now this energetic VAMK alumni shares her views on VAMK, Vaasa and Finland.

Adekunle - Information Technology

"VAMK - the best of its kind."

A few years ago Adekunle was still an engineering student at Lagos State University and he wanted to gain knowledge and experience from abroad and that is when he made a decision to study overseas. Adekunle first heard about Vaasa from his friend who was studying at VAMK. After passing the entrance examination in Ghana, making visa arrangements and taking care of other practical matters, Adekunle arrived at Vaasa railway station in September 2007.