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 practical information about exchange studies at the most beautiful campus in Finland.

At the University of Vaasa, the Mobility Services are available to guide and assist incoming echange students. All students will also be allocated a personal student tutor. Explore and discover what an exchange in Vaasa looks like.

If you have any questions, please not hesitate to contact the Mobility Services at

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

Academic Year 2024-2025

Autumn Semester 2024

Official arrival day: 26 August 2024
Orientation days: 27 & 28 August 2024
Teaching Autumn Semester: 02 September – 20 December 2024

Spring Semester 2025

Official arrival day: 3 January 2025 (6 January is a public holiday)
Orientation days: 7 & 8 January 2025
Teaching Spring Semester: 9 January – 30 May 2025

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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