Orientation for New International Students

Next orientation on 1.- 8.9.2017. Preliminary programme available here.

Practical information for new international students (study place confirmation, permits, student accounts, housing etc.) can be found here.

Questions regarding studies at the Oulu Business School can be sent to study.business(at)oulu.fi.


Orientation programme, Autumn 2017

Complete Orientation Programme for new International Students 2017 (detailed programme, please read carefully!).



Friday 1.9.2017

9:00-10:00           Welcoming New Students, Lecture Hall: Saalastinsali

10:00 -12:00        All International Students: Orientation Fair at the Main Lobby of the Campus.

12:15-                    Rectors’ Welcome Reception. Rectors of the University welcome new students to the science community. Linnanmaa Campus, Central Hall

13:30-14:30         Degree Students: Lecture Hall L3

14:00-15:00         Information Session for International Students

16:00-                    Language Studies for all International Students

17:00-                   City tour by Finanssi ry, Torinranta

Saturday 2.9.

9:00-12:00           All International Students (IMP and Exchange): Orientation Fair continues

Monday 4.9.

10:00-11:00          Degree Students: General Information Session

12:00-16:00          Lecture Hall L3

Tuesday 5.9.

9:00-10:00             Programme Introductions for new Degree Students:

  • Economics (ME) in , Presenter Anna-Maija Juuso
  • International Business Management (IBM) in , Presenter Anna-Liisa Kaasila-Pakanen
  • Marketing (MM) in , Presenter Teck Ming Tan
  • Finance (MF) in , Presenter Andrew Conlin
  • Financial and management accounting (FMA) in , Presenter Ermelä Bufi/Bianca Bayer

12:00-14:00       Get to Familiar with Services at the University Session

14:00-16:00      Lecture Hall L5

Welcome to Finanssi evening

Wednesday 6.9.

8:00-10:00             Degree Students: Lecture Hall L3

10:00-14:00           Vulcanalia Day      

Thursday 7.9.

14:00-16:00           Degree students: for the Best Ones, The Gaala



Saturday 9.9. Amazing Fuksi Race by Finanssi ry

Monday 11.9. Student Run


Where are these events held? 

See map: Linnanmaa_2014_English_OBS.pdf.

Study Guides:

For degree students (FMA, MF, IBM, MM, ME): Study Guide 2016-2017

Last updated: 8.6.2017