Multi-professional university of applied sciences (UAS)

Novia University of Applied Sciences is the largest Swedish-speaking UAS in Finland. Novia UAS has about 4000 students and a staff workforce of about 300 people. Novia has campuses in Vaasa, Turku, Raasepori and Pietarsaari.

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Study at Novia UAS 2018

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Student Interviews



Simona Mitmann

Maritime Management, Sea Captain

"I knew for sure for many years that I would study to become a sailor, though the initial plan was to do that in Estonia."


Billy Bett


"I enjoy my experience here in Finland and it is really interesting to get to know and learn Finnish culture as well."


Our student tells us about the studies




Press release
Brand-new music festival coming to Palosaari campus in September
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10.3.2018 Brand-new music festival coming to Palosaari campus in SeptemberAs a gift from three universities to the people of Vaasa, the University of Vaasa, Vaasa University...
Admitted students Autonomous Maritime Operations 2018
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26.1.2018 The decisions on student admission in the separate application for Autonomous Maritime Operations have been finalized. We are pleased to publish the names of our admitted...
Brochure about Master's degree in Engineering, Automation Technology
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10.1.2018 Read the brochure about our Master's degree programme in Automation Technology. 
Invitation to International Week 2018
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30.11.2017 Novia University of Applied Sciences (Novia) and Vaasa University of Applied Sciences (VAMK) are delighted to invite you to an International Week in Vaasa, Finland...
Press release
Novia UAS launches Master of Engineering - Autonomous Maritime Operationsin Turku, Finland
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17.11.2017 Novia University of Applied Sciences in Turku, Finland has launched a first-of-its-kind education, Master of Engineering - Autonomous Maritime Operations >. Application period is 15...
Bachelor och Master education at Novia UAS 2018
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3.11.2017 Bachelor and Master education 2018  
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Finnish university of applied sciences system raises interest in China
25.10.2017 The Finish system of universities of applied sciences was a focus of attention during a visit by a delegation led by Minister of Education Sanni...
The Energy Day 2017
24.10.2017 The Energy Day (TED) will be arranged for the tenth time at the University of Vaasa on Wednesday 8th of November 2017 at 10.00 - 15.00.
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Health Campus Turku Is Internationally Significant Cluster of Expertise
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27.9.2017 The Health Campus Turku network includes the Hospital District of Southwest Finland, University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University, Turku University of Applied Sciences, Novia University...
Possible dangerous situation on Turku campus
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13.9.2017 After 1 pm today, Wednesday, September 13, a person was suspected to carry an edged weapon on the campus area in Turku. The police came...
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16.8.2017 Novia University of Applied Sciences is pleased to announce its fourth International Week, taking place in Turku from 31 October to 2 November 2017.
Fairs abroad autumn 2017
20.6.2017 Our degree programme in Maritime Management, Captain, Bachelor of Marine Technology, is part of the FINNIPS network. FINNIPS will participate in these fairs autumn 2017:
Additional Application 17.7-4.8.2017
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21.6.2017 Additional Application
Press release
Cooperation between the higher education institutions in Turku to be en-hanced and expanded in techn
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8.3.2017 The higher education institutions operating in Turku – the University of Turku, Åbo Akad-emi University, Turku University of Applied Sciences and Novia University of Applied...
Study in English at Novia UAS 2017
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22.12.2016 Applying to Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes conducted in English at Novia UAS is possible mainly during the first joint application period annually in January.
Student interview, Simona Mitmann, Maritime Management, Captain in Turku
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23.11.2016 Simona Mitmann studies at Novia UAS in Turku at Maritime Management, Captain
Press release
Novia UAS has set tuition fees for non-EU/EEA degree students starting at from autumn 2017
24.10.2016 Instead of the more traditional field of study pricing, Novia UAS has selected degree level pricing as the basis for the cost structure.
Changes in the offering of degree programmes 2017
4.10.2016 The updating of the offering of degree programmes 2017 has started on our web-pages.
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Student Union Noviums greeting at the opening ceremony
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12.9.2016 Board member Petra Hannus greeting from the Student Union Novium
R&D press releases
Finnish Championship in Food Craftmanship
30.8.2016 Finland holds the Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2016. During Finland's presidency many events in the food sector are being organised, the...
Order a student card
18.8.2016 To become a member in the Student Union Novium, you need a student card.
Noviums guide to new students
15.8.2016 The student union Novium has published their guide to new students. In this guide you will find info about for example student card. 
Admitted students
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1.7.2016 Admitted students to Novia UAS. The names of those who have approved that their names can be published.
Additional application 1-8 of August 2016
20.6.2016 Campus Turku/Åbo
News site launch
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15.6.2016 represents the entire Finnish health care sector’s know-how through one digital portal and presents a comprehensive view and specific set of health care offerings...
Tritonia Yliopistonranta open all summer
19.4.2016 This summer, Tritonia Yliopistonranta will be open in June, July and August (closed Fri-Sat). The reading rooms will also be open as normal.
An integrated international Team Novia on campus in Turku
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16.2.2016 Spain, France, Croatia, Italy, China, South Korea and Germany...
Study in English at Novia UAS 2016
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4.1.2016 Study in English at Novia UAS
Bachelor and Master Degree Studies 2016 at Novia UAS
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15.10.2015 Novia UAS broschure for the English Bachelor and Master Degree Studies 2016 is launched.
International Week
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1.6.2015 Novia University of Applied Sciences is happy to invite you to our second International Week taking place on June 1-5, 2015 in Vaasa and Jakobstad, Finland.
Bachelor´s and Master´s Degree Programmes 2015
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3.12.2014 Novia University of Applied Sciences (UAS) offers Bachelor's degree programmes and Master's degree programmes in English. The next joint application will be 7 - 27 January 2015...
Novia UAS new Bachelor and Master degree studies brochure is now published on issuu
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11.11.2014 Novia UAS new Bachelor and Master degree studies brochure is now published on issuu:
Energyday at the University of Vaasa
4.11.2014 Vaasa Energy Institute (VEI) arranges The Energy Day for the seventh time for students at the University of Vaasa on Tuesday 4th of November at 10.00-15.00.
Second Outdoor Learning Course in Turku
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11.9.2014 Novia University of Applied Sciences arranged the second outdoor course in Turku on the 4th of September 2014. The participants came from different organizations in...
Do you want to know more about studies at Novia University of Applied Sciences?
6.6.2014 If you would like to know more about Novia University of Applied Sciences, what degree programmes are offered in English (and in Swedish), the student...
Admitted Students 2014
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27.5.2014 The decisions on student admission in the joint application 2014 have been finalized today 27 May. We are pleased to publish the names of our...
Art and Science Seminar ‘City as a living organism’
30.4.2014 How do we create a holistic urban environment? Ten experts of different areas of Science and Art come together to discuss and work concretely on site.
Novia UAS receives an Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2014-2020
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24.4.2014 The European Commission has awarded Novia University of Applied Sciences an Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) for the period 2014-2020.
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