Exchange Studies

Embrace the Nordic spirit

Welcome to the website for

Exchange students at the University of Vaasa!

Every year the University of Vaasa welcomes more than 200 exchange students from all around the world. On this website you will find a lot of practical information about exchange studies at the most beautiful campus of Finland.

At the University of Vaasa, the Mobility Services are there to guide and assist the incoming students along their student tutors. Explore and discover what an exchange in Vaasa looks like.

Any questions or doubts? Do not hesitate to contact the Mobility Services at

See you in Vaasa! 
Nähdään Vaasassa!
Vi ses i Vasa!


Academic Year 2023-2024

Autumn Semester 2023

Official arrival day: 28 August 2023
Orientation days: 29 & 30 August 2023
Semester dates: 04 September – 20 December 2023

Spring Semester 2024

Official arrival day: 3 January 2024
Orientation days: 4 & 5 January 2024
Semester dates: 8 January – 31 May 2024

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Facebook: University of Vaasa Mobility Services
Instagram: Univaasaexchange                                

The tutoring program has been one of the highlights since I arrived in Vaasa. Everything from all their help at the students' arrival day to all these events the tutors create/share are just terrific.

Hugo Van Der Put da Silva
Exchange student, Spring 2020

Did you know that ... ?

University of Vaasa organizes a Lapland trip for the international students every semester.