Selected to EMSE - European Masters Programme in Software Engineering

If you have been selected to European Masters Programme in Software Engineering (EMSE), you will study one year of your two years studies in Oulu. Please, follow the instructions on this page regarding to the beginning of your studies.

Before You Begin Your Studies

You should confirm your study place as well as enroll and register to the university before you begin your studies. In addition, you should activate your user account for systems and services of the university. You will need access into computers and information systems already during the Orientation Week.

If you need inforfmation on housing, residence permit or other general matters, please, see the university-level information.

Beginning of Your Studies

Your studies will begin in Linnanmaa campus on Friday, Septembet 1st, 2017 at 9am.

The first day program is organised by the university student services. Thus, follow their announcements on the location.

Orientation Week

It is highly recommended to participate in Orientation week that is arranged from Friday, September 1st to Friday, September 8th, 2017. During the week, you will receive information on University of Oulu and your forthcoming studies as well as you will get acquainted with other students. You will also familiarise with Information Processing Science and personnel teaching it.

Update in the Programme: New Students' Reception in IT106 on Monday, Septembet 4th at 9:15 am.

Orientation Week Programme (updated on Friday, September 1st)

General Orientation Week Program (provided by University Student Services)

Degree Programme Info

First Period

First courses will begin on Monday, September 11th, 2017. Teaching is organised into four periods (two in autumn semester and two in spring semester)  in University of Oulu. In addition, some courses are also offered during summer time. In the academic year 2017-2018, the first period lasts till October 27st.

My First Timetable

More Information? Questions?

If some matter is unclear or you need more information, for example, regarding to exceptions on the beginning of your studies, do not hesitate to contact programme coordinator, Muhammad Ovais Ahmad (ovais.ahmad (at)

Last updated: 5.9.2017