Novia University of Applied Sciences

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Novia University of Applied Sciences
Yrkeshögskolan Novia
Established August 1, 2008
Rector Örjan Andersson
Academic staff
Students 4000
Location Vaasa, Turku, Raseborg and Jakobstad, Finland

The Novia University of Applied Sciences (Swedish: Yrkeshögskolan Novia) is an institution of higher professional education (vocational university) in Finland. It offers Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes in Swedish in Vaasa, Turku, Raseborg and Jakobstad.

The university was formed on August 1, 2008, by the merging of the Sydväst Polytechnic and the Swedish Polytechnic.

English Programmes[edit]

These programmes are conducted in English[1]

  • Bachelor of Engineering, Energy and Environmental Engineering, Vaasa
  • Bachelor of Marine Technology, Maritime Management, Turku
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Maritime Technology, Turku
  • Bachelor of Health Care, Nursing, Vaasa
  • Bachelor of Natural Resources, Sustainable Coastal Management, Raseborg
  • Master of Culture and Arts / Master of Business Administration / Master of Hospitality Management Leadership and Service Design, Turku
  • Master of Natural Resources Natural Resource Management, Raseborg
  • Master of Culture and Arts, Entrepreneurship in Arts, Jakobstad

Swedish Bachelor Programmes[edit]

  • Engineering
  • Nursing
  • Midwife
  • Social Services
  • Bio Analytics
  • Radiology Nurse
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Culture and Arts, Design
  • Beautician
  • Ship's Captain
  • Natural Resources

These programmes are available at Novia University of Applied Sciences as of 2015, with a range of sub-categories.[2]

Student Unions[edit]

The university has a proud tradition of student unions, and student union events are regularly held throughout the academic year.

  • EKA - The Student Union for Novia UAS Raseborg campus[3]
  • Filicia r.f. - The Student Union for all Engineering students at Novia UAS Vaasa campus[4]
  • MASK - The Student Union for Culture and Arts[5]
  • N.U.D - The Student Union for Nurses at Novia UAS Vaasa campus[6]
  • ÅKA - The Student Union at Novia UAS Turku campus[7]
  • SYH-FIILIS - an organisation for alumni of Novia UAS[8]


  1. ^ "Degree Students". Retrieved 26 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Utbildning". Retrieved 26 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Välkommen". Retrieved 26 July 2016. 
  4. ^ "Filicia r.f.". Retrieved 26 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "Facebook - Log In or Sign Up". Retrieved 26 July 2016. 
  6. ^ "Säkerhetskontroll krävs". Retrieved 26 July 2016. 
  7. ^ [1]
  8. ^ "VÄLKOMMEN". Retrieved 26 July 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 63°06′19″N 21°35′45″E / 63.10528°N 21.59583°E / 63.10528; 21.59583