University of Vaasa

World University Rankings 2022
Impact Rankings 2022
Young University Rankings 2022
PO Box 700, FI-65101 Vaasa, Finland

About University of Vaasa

Get a fresh attitude

Finland is the happiest country in the world – and it’s not just us saying that. The latest UN Happiness Report has confirmed it. That might even mean that the University of Vaasa is the happiest university in the world!

Our truly international community is located on the beautiful West coast of Finland. We have 5,000 students and 500 employees from 80 countries, and together we advance innovation and sustainable development in business, technology, and society.

Supporting individual development and creating the framework for future success

We embrace the power of innovation. Our research is internationally successful. We don’t put limits on learning. And we provide you with a unique foundation for your future.

The University of Vaasa is an agile university that actively integrates business with technology . We support our staff and students through state-of-the-art facilities and multidisciplinary research and education, encouraging new ideas and perspectives that pave the way to a sustainable future for all.

Research is conducted by people. Our success and the results we have achieved are based on the contribution of our talented and dedicated employee and students. We value everyone and invest in them equally.

The city of Vaasa itself is a vibrant centre of culture, education, and business. Local universities, energy technology companies and municipalities work intensively together on research, product development, innovation and education.

Join us in the heart of the Northern Europe’s largest energy and environmental business hub.

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Explore rankings data for University of Vaasa

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Key statistics

  • 21.9
    No. of students per staff
  • 4%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 53 : 47
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 3,690
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2022 World University Rankings