Information about Pori

Studies in the Master's Programme in Robotics are organised in both Pori and Vaasa. Pori is located 190 km south of Vaasa by the sea.

In Pori you will meet happy people and find opportunities to relax in the peace of nature

Pori is situated on the Gulf of Bothnia, about 250 kilometers northwest of the capital city, Helsinki. It has a population of around 83,000 people.

Pori is known for its vibrant cultural scene, including festivals such as the Pori Jazz Festival, which is one of the oldest and largest jazz festivals in Europe. The city also has museums, theaters, and other cultural attractions. Some notable landmarks in Pori include the Kirjurinluoto Park, Yyteri Beach, and the Pori Theatre.

Pori is well-connected by road, rail, and sea. It has a port that serves both cargo and passenger traffic, and there are regular train and bus services connecting the city to other parts of Finland.

The trip from Vaasa to Pori takes just over 2 hours by car.