Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering ITEE


The mission of the ITEE faculty is:

  • to advance internationally top-level research on information technology and education based on it
  • to generate new knowledge of information technology and apply it to the needs of the society, people and industries
  • to educate information technology experts


Our strengths and success factors are

  • high-quality teaching and research
  • multi- and interdisciplinary collaboration enabled by the multidisciplinary university
  • strong external funding
  • close collaboration with industry and other research organisations


ITEE Shortumentary Video Clips

Watch the short videos telling stories about our students, teachers and researchers.



The holographic microscope developed at the University of Oulu is a completely unique tool. Research scientist Ville Kaikkonen shares the story behind this innovation.


Big Fish

The first 5G test network in Finland is cast up north in Oulu. This research, led at the University of Oulu by Academy professor Matti Latva-aho, is about to revolutionize the field of wireless communications.


Wake Up

FabLab Oulu is a place where anyone can explore digitalisation and its possibilities. This group of high-school students built an alarm clock robot.



What’s the distance between two twins? University teachers Jan and Ilkka Nissinen give their short biographies.


Lead the way

IndoorAtlas is a pioneer of indoor positioning systems. Like many start-ups, IndoorAtlas has its roots at the university of Oulu. CEO Janne Haverinen takes us back to how it all got started.


1000 hours

What drives a student to build robot suits? Jani Lehtovirta talks about his passion.


First Steps

What’s the first day of university like for new students of computer science and engineering?



What is it like to be a university researcher? Computer vision researcher Daniel Herrera gives his account.