Department of Mathematical Sciences

The Department of Mathematical Sciences is one of the oldest departments in the University of Oulu. In the Department of Mathematical Sciences, high quality research is carried out in a number of research groups. The Department is also a well-known and a successful educator of mathematics teachers.The Department of Mathematical Sciences offers a wide variety of studies in mathematics, applied mathematics, and statistics. Expertise in mathematics and statistics merged with different minor subjects provides a wide range of  job possibilities.In the Department of Mathematical Sciences, students can specialize in the following five areas:teacher,mathematics,mathematics and information technology,applied mathematics andstatistics.In the Department of Mathematical Sciences, there is a good opportunity to combine one's knowledge in mathematics and statistics, for instance, with computer sciences, economis and biosciences.