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Introduction of Seinäjoki UAS

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences is a multidisciplinary institution of higher educationand an efficient actor in education and research, development and innovation (RDI) in the region of South Ostrobothnia in West Finland.

The number of full-time students is 5000 and academic and other staff members 380. Seinäjoki UAS has 19 Bachelor and 7 Master degree programmes. Three degree programmes are totally taught in English (International Business, Nursing and a Master's Degree in International Business Management). Also double degree programmes are available in the fields of technology and business.

Seinäjoki UAS provides education aiming at high-level professional qualification in the following fields:
  • Culture
  • Social sciences, Business and Administration
  • Technology, Communication and Transport
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Social services, Health and Sports
  • Tourism, Catering and Domestic Services

In education and in R&D activities Seinäjoki UAS has concentrated on the following focus areas:
  • Sustainable Food Solutions
  • Smart and Energy Efficient Systems
  • Welfare and Creative Individuals and Communities
  • Entrepreneurship, New Business Concepts and Service Innovations

These areas of expertise are being developed based on regional and international needs and our special strengths.

Internationalization is a strategic aim of Seinäjoki UAS

We have about 200 partner universities in 50 different countries all over the world. Active student and academic mobility, RDI projects and international conferences are a vital part of our international activities.

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