Student Exchange

Why Exchange at VAMK

VAMK University of Applied Sciences is a multidisciplinary, multilingual and international institution providing higher education and research services within Technology and Communication, Business Economics and Tourism as well as Health Care and Social Services. VAMK has approximately 3600 students enrolled. We have around 350 international degree students studying at VAMK. Each year we receive over one hundred exchange students from all over the world. Why wouldn’t you be the next one?

Bernhard from Germany thinks VAMK has amazing teachers who always help in any case.

Top reasons to choose VAMK as exchange destination!

Uniqueness – We are dynamic and innovative as well as truly international and multicultural. More than 50 different nationalities are represented at VAMK. International links are important for us and we welcome students from all over the world to study in our programs and modules. Network of our partner institutions provides us with visiting lecturers and researchers who add distinctiveness to the international environment at both campuses.

Relevant teaching – Teachers and lecturers are professionals in their field. Teachers combined with a kind staff at supporting services form a caring community.

Interesting courses – Courses taught in English are offered in three different fields. Exchange students are able to combine courses from different study programs.

Excellent study environment – Facilities for IT are modern and easy to access.

Experience the personal touch – student sized university - contact hours, small lecture and working groups, lectures within reach

Social life – vivid and colorful student life

Personal tutor system – each exchange student will have a personal tutor helping with practical matters

Secure and friendly environment

The Sunniest City in Finland! –  City of Vaasa is a beautiful city in Western Finland, easy to access. Explore the whole Finland and Scandinavia without difficulties during your exchange period. We have clean air and beautiful seaside nature

Accommodation is offered for students at reasonable price by student housing foundation VOAS

Tetiana from Ukraine enjoyed her time at VAMK.