This website is a collection of useful information for students in bachelor's and master's degree programmes.
Here, you can also find students' news and events.
Quick links for students
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Registration for the academic year 2023–2024 starts on 1st June
Study and Education services will be moving to the Ankkuri building between 31 May and 2 June
Studying at the University of Vaasa
Below, you will find information on studying at the university. These instructions will be helpful throughout your studies.
- Welcome new students
- Academic year and registration
- Planning the studies and personal study plan (PSP)
- Completion and assessment of studies
- Recognition of prior learning
- Career planning
- Developing your study skills
- Accessible studying
- Rights and responsibilities of a student
- Writing guidelines and plagiarism detection
- Students' forms
- IT systems for students
- Current issues by degree programmes
In addition to major studies, degree programmes include, among other things, language studies, business studies, internationalisation studies, and practical training (internship). You can also complete studies during the summer or after you have graduated.
Support and study guidance
The university supports students in planning and completing studies in many ways.
As you start to work on your thesis and graduation is near, please refer to this checklist and links. From there, you will also find a list of graduation days. With our help, you can graduate with ease!
Well-being and safety
Well-being is a personal experience. The overall well-being of a student comprises health, coping with studies, economic situation, safety, and other support. The ability to study is central to a student’s well-being.
- Finnish Student Health Service FSHS
- Sport services
- Study psychologist
- University chaplain
- Financial aid from Kela
- Safety information for students
- Harassment and inappropriate treatment
- Week of well-being
- Working groups to improve well-being
- Mikä neuvoksi project
- Other actors and services related to the well-being of students
Services on campus
You can get to the Palosaari campus with local buses. On campus, you will find, for example, teaching and self-study facilities, IT services, library services, and student restaurants. For any service requests regarding the facilities, you can fill in an electronic form.