Work and Study in Varkaus Region

Work in Varkaus

There are 900 companies and 1300 sites or offices of companies based elsewhere located in Varkaus. You can find job opportunities and information about working in Finland from here.

Several international companies located in Varkaus recruit employees from all around the world. Here are a few of them:

Stora Enso

Sumitomo SHI FW


Elcoline Group

Study in Varkaus

At Warkaus Campus You can find Savo Consortium for Education (Savo Vocational College and Varkaus Upper secondary School), Savonia University of Applied Sciences and Lappeenranta University of Technology LUT

Savo Vocational College arranges vocational education and training for school leavers and adults, whereas Varkaus Upper Secondary School provides general upper secondary education. In addition, the college is an active partner to local business life.

Savonia University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest and most versatile Universities of Applied Sciences in Finland. Their organization of experts educates strong professionals in six different fields of study. Versatile Degree Programs offer the students the opportunity to study as a fulltime student or alongside their job (Master’s Degree and specialized studies) or flexibly in the Open University of Applied Sciences. Campuses are located in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus.

LUT Savo focuses research activities in selected areas for achieving breakthrough results of world class. These research areas are in line with the LUT strategy and regional interests. At Varkaus LUT operates
research work for new renewable energy technologies focused into boiler works and small scale objects in order to find new customer value and green benefits through new products and business.