University of Oulu In Brief
The University of Oulu is an international research and innovation university engaged in multidisciplinary basic research and academic education.
The University of Oulu is one of the largest universities in Finland with an exceptionally wide academic base. Internationally pioneering research is conducted as a collaboration of different disciplines.
The University encompasses eight fields of study: Dentistry, Economics, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, The Humanities, Medicine, Natural Sciences. In all, more than 70 different specialist disciplines are represented. In Oulu, the University operates on two campuses: Linnanmaa and Kontinkangas.
The fields of Information Technology; Biosciences and Health; Cultural Identity and Interaction; and Environment, Natural Resources and Materials have been defined as special research focus areas.
The University cooperates closely with industry and commerce, and has broad connections with hundreds of international research and educational institutions.
The strengths of University of Oulu are its broad academic base, top-level research in its chosen focus areas, and quality education. The University promotes advanced research, education and culture, and strengthens the knowledge and skills base leading to enhanced wellbeing. Its activities ensure the availability of a highly-trained specialist workforce and research capacity.
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