Novia University of Applied Sciences

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Novia University of Applied Sciences
Yrkeshögskolan Novia
EstablishedAugust 1, 2008
Rector Örjan Andersson
Academic staff

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

As of 2020, these programmes are conducted in English [1]

Swedish Bachelor Programmes

These programmes are available at Novia University of Applied Sciences as of 2015, with a range of sub-categories. [3]

Student Unions

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

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