About Digitalisation Academy

Digitalisation Academy for university students on their final year studies.

Program has ended in year 2022 (discontinued for now)

Digitalisation Academy program

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

Digitalisation Academy program was 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 did offer students a highly interesting program that enabled them to learn from professionals in the energy industry and get the latest knowledge in digitalisation!

Program started in January 2019.

The pilot phase of the program was between 2019-2021. Digitalisation Academy had 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 was during 2020-2022 as studies on distance learning.

You can see information about the Digitalisation Academy group via Instagram and Facebook!

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

How to apply for the Digitalisation Academy program

The program has ended in year 2022 and at the moment will not continue.

Program did consists of 3 main themes:

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

During the study program, students received applied training and participated in different projects about digitalisation (based on the 3 themes), as a part of their general study program.



Flipped classroom – Udemy

We used 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 where 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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