VAMK University of Applied Sciences - Vasa yrkeshögskola
English language section of VAMK University of Applied Sciences
Type of Higher Education Institution: University
VAMK University of Applied Sciences or the Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu University of Applied Sciences was established in the year 1996. The institution offers various undergraduate and graduate degree programs that follow an international curriculum and are offered multilingual. The institution designed its academic programs based on the growing needs of the local industries, the community and the students. The institution is an active participant in various student exchange programs, with several leading educational institutions across the world.
VAMK University of Applied Sciences has some of the most well qualified staff who are trained experts, with vast deal of practical experience in their field. They use theory and practical classes to ensure that the students are offered a comprehensive learning experience. This is also helped by its modern facilities and state-of-the-art infrastructure. The institution has formed alliances with several local businesses and industries, to ensure internships, where students get valuable hands on experience. The students are offered programs with Finnish, Swedish, English, or German as their medium of instruction. The degrees offered at the institution are internationally recognized.
VAMK University of Applied Sciences comprises of the three Faculties of Technology and Communication, Business Economics and Tourism, and Health Care and Social Services. The university also promotes research in the three faculties. It is part of the Vaasa Consortium of Higher Education, which comprises of co-operative agreement between the various universities in Vaasa.