Natural Sciences

At the University of Oulu, education in natural sciences is offered between four faculties:

These four faculties offer the traditional natural sciences and the mathematical sciences. The Faculties offer an interesting variety of natural sciences to study.

Great emphasis is placed on the high quality of research, particularly international recognition. The present focus areas in research are:

  • Information technology and its applications
  • Mathematical modelling and computation methods
  • Research on genes
  • Structure and dynamic processes of the Earth and Space
  • Natural resources and ecosystems in the North
  • The structure of matter and synthetic methodology
  • Multidisciplinary environmental research