In Vaasa there are plenty of options for anyone looking for a place to study: the six different Universities offer more than 30 study programs in Finnish, Swedish and English. In Vaasa every fifth person you meet in the street is a university student.
Every year a great deal of exchange students from all over the world choose to come to Vaasa. Also many Finnish students spend a semester or two abroad: for instance a majority of the students at the University of Vaasa have spent some time in other universities abroad.
The absolute strengths of the universities in Vaasa are within the fields of business, energy technology and languages. Experts on these fields can easily find a job in the region’s global companies that cooperate closely with the universities.