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Wellness Business makes you an expert in the trends of wellness, health and well-being such as Nature Wellness and Green Care as well as wellness technology and event planning.

Savonia University of Applied Sciences is one of the biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences in Finland. An extensive educational provision and numerous study options enable students to organize their studies according to their life situations. At Savonia it is possible to complete a degree by studying full-time or flexibly by taking multiform studies
alongside with work.

It really does not matter how you perceive wellness, it could stem from mental welfare, the closeness of pure nature, mindfulness or a holiday destination. Our graduates, as business representatives in the future will need the skills and knowledge to provide for those seeking wellness. And with business feasibility in mind.

Starts in autumn 2017! Study Online!

Content of Studies

Wellness Business 15 ECTS:

Price: 1000 € / 5 ECTS (VAT not included)


Picture of Pauli VerheläPauli Verhelä, M.Sc.(econ.) leads the Wellness Team of Savonia to broad and holistic approach of well-being and wellness. This means that every individual develops their own ways and finds the tools, activities and material to take care of themselves. Body, Soul and Mind are the dimensions we believe must be covered in individual wellness.

Pauli has worked in development and production of wellness services both in Finland and abroad since year 1980, when he was planning and managing activity tourism services for supported holidays. Working history includes tour-operating, activity tourism, cultural holidays and of course – wellness tourism. Teaching and developing wellness business education are his passion: wellness concepts and deep customer insight in them are the cornerstones of wellness business.


Savonia’s BBA programme contains also two other minors, which make it possible to start building your own career path! If you decide to apply for the BBA programme, these credits will be included in your studies.

  1. Design Business challenges you to create new business models and processes in sustainable fashion business, service design, creative leadership, and digital concepting.
  2. International Sales develops your understanding of sales and purchase processes, customer relationship management, management of global sales teams, and promotion.

Savonia UAS

Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are almost 6000 students and 600 employees at Savonia. In education we implement Open Innovation Space (OIS), where we combine learning, development, research, and teaching.