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Follow this link to the application guidelines for our English taught master programmes! The application round is is open now from 14th - 28th of March, 2018.


The first application round for the international master programmes closed on 24th of January.
Thank you for your application!

Due to the extremely large number of applications we are currently unable to take your calls or answer your inquiries concerning your application and attachments. All electronic applications with attachments which fulfill our application criteria and have been sent to us with in the deadlines given, will be considered. We are now processing the applications and will let all applicants know about the results according to the deadlines mentioned under Deadlines

We apologise for any inconvenience and work very hard to bring you more information as soon as we can!

The University of Oulu trains experts and multifaceted professionals for specialized fields in eight fields of study and 44 different programmes. University graduates enter the job market as experts of the environment, economics, technology, medicine, education, and culture.

Applying to degree programmes taught in Finnish takes place at Student selection is based either on grades or an entrance exam, or both. Universities' joint application system will take place during spring 2017 for education beginning in autumn 2017. For programmes taught in English, please follow this link to our "How to Apply?" pages

The University students study abroad through major exchange programmes. The University’s own bi-lateral partnerships world-wide make international study abroad and exchange periods an integral part of study programmes. Hundreds of foreign exchange students and researchers are a part of the University’s international scientific community.

The University of Oulu offers high quality teaching and excellent programmes in ten faculties. Every year hundreds of foreign exchange and degree students come to Oulu – would you like to be one of them?

We want to make everyone’s stay special. These pages include information according to the ECTS Information Package and are designed for your benefit.  We hope you find what you are looking for – please, contact us if you have any questions!

Hope to see you in Oulu!