About Digitalisation Academy

Digitalisation Academy for university students on their final year studies.

Digitalisation Academy program

Digitalisation Academy is an interdisciplinary program for university students at VAMK, Novia and University of Vaasa on their last year in studies, seeking internships and thesis work with emphasis on Energy Cluster and Digitalisation.

Academy is a unique regional program managed by universities, digitalisation companies and large international organisations from the local energy cluster EnergyVaasa

Digitalisation Academy program is mainly financed by the partner companies and sponsors.

EnergyVaasa cluster consists of 160 companies, most of them are international large companies enabling good possibilities to work in international projects right here in Vaasa!

The Digitalisation Academy offers students a highly interesting program that enables them to learn from professionals in the energy industry and get the latest knowledge in digitalisation!

Program started in October 2021, as studies on distance learning.

The pilot phase of the program was between 2019-2021. Digitalisation Academy has it’s own classroom at the Campus in Technobothnia, Room F4302 in 3 rd floor of Technobothnia. Because of the restrictions of Covid-19, the class is now as studies on distance learning.

You can follow the Digitalisation Academy group via Instagram and Facebook!

The length of the program is one year from October to end of April, and you can get 15 credits (ECTS) when participating, in your own university (VAMK, Novia, and University of Vaasa).

How to apply for the Digitalisation Academy program

To get into the program, students first need to apply for the program!

Based on the applications 20-30 students (7-10 students/university) will be accepted.

Program consists of 3 main themes:

  1. Cyber Security
  2. Data Science
  3. Digitalisation.

During the study program, students receive applied training and participate in different projects about digitalisation (based on the 3 themes), as a part of their general study program. Students may also get subjects for thesis work.



Flipped classroom – Udemy

We use as study method “flipped classroom” using Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom, and the online platform Udemy (www.udemy.com) as tools for distance learning. All students get an Udemy business license, with 4000 selected courses.

Here you can find a definition about flipped classroom on wikipedia!

Teachers from Industry

Our teachers are mainly experts from our partner companies with knowledge of different projects in the energy industry. A great way to get new connections to the industry.

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