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University of Oulu International Master’s Scholarship Scheme 2018-2019

Connected with the renewal of university strategy, the increased importance of internationalization and the introduction of tuition fees for non-EU/EEA citizens, the University of Oulu has assigned a significant amount of money for tuition scholarships for 2018 entry.

University of Oulu Scholarship Scheme in more detail

The University of Oulu International Master’s Scholarship Scheme (IM Scholarship) provides scholarships to academically talented international students studying for a Master’s degree in the University of Oulu two-year International Master’s programmes. The scholarships will be granted in the form of a tuition fee waiver. The tuition fee waiver awarded covers either 85% or 100 % of the full tuition fee depending on the programme. Applicants can apply for the tuition scholarship as part of the admissions process. University of Oulu IM Scholarships do not cover living costs.

University of Oulu offers international master’s scholarships in two different categories:

  • 85% Tuition Fee Scholarship for Oulu Business School Programmes
    • covers 85% of the tuition fee in a 2-year Master’s Programme in Oulu Business School International Master’s Programmes
    • is granted for students who are liable to pay tuition fees and who are admitted in one of the following Oulu Business School International Master’s Programmes:
      • Economics
      • Finance
      • Financial and Management Accounting
      • International Business Management
      • Marketing
         
  • 100% Tuition Fee Scholarship
    • covers 100% of the tuition fee in a 2-year Master’s Programme in all international master’s programmes except Oulu Business School international master’s programmes
    • is granted for students who are liable to pay tuition fees and who are admitted in a 2-year international master’s programme

In order to retain the scholarship in the following year of study, a student must have completed 55 ECTS by the end of the previous academic year.  If a student does not achieve this requirement during the first year of studies, they will be liable to pay the full international tuition fee for the second year if they wish to complete their Master’s degree programme. An exception to this rule can be made if a student has been granted approved leave from studies (e.g. due to serious illness).

Eligibility Requirements to Apply for International Master’s Scholarship

Applicants are eligible to apply for a University of Oulu IM Scholarship 2018-19, if they meet the admissions criteria and are liable to pay the tuition fee. The scholarship application will be processed in the selection procedure only if the applicant meets the admissions criteria.

Application for International Master’s Scholarship 2018-19

There is no separate application system for the International Master’s Scholarship. Applications for the International Master’s Scholarship are submitted together with the application for the preferred study option in Studyinfo portal.  

The application period for the University of Oulu International Master’s Scholarships is 1.11.2017-24.1.2018. Note, that there are no scholarships available in the second application period (14.3.-28.3.2018).

Selection criteria for University of Oulu IM Scholarship 2018-2019

Admissions and scholarships decisions will be taken at the same time. Those students successful in obtaining an International Master’s Scholarship will be notified at the same time as their offer of admission to their International Master’s programme is confirmed. The selection criteria for the University of Oulu IM Scholarship are based on previous academic performance and academic potential.

Master's Programme

Maximum Number of Scholarships

Tuition Scholarship coverage

Architecture                                          

10

100%

Biomedical Engineering

20

100%

Computer Science and Engineering                                              

30

100%

Environmental Engineering                                

15

100%

Ecology and Population Genetics  

15

100%

Mineral Resources and Sustainable Mining                                              

15

100%

Education and Globalisation                              

20

100%

Learning, Education and Technology               

20

100%

Product management                                         

20

100%

Protein Science and Biotechnology                  

15

100%

Software, Systems and Services Development in Global Environment           

40

100%

Wireless Communications Engineering

20

100%

 

 

 

OULU BUSINESS SCHOOL

 

 

Economics  

15

85%

Finance

15

85%

Financial and Management Accounting          

15

85%

International Business Management

20

85%

Marketing 

15

85%

 

For questions concerning the University of Oulu IM Scholarship, please contact admissions.officer(a)oulu.fi

Tuition Fees at the University of Oulu for 2018

The fees will concern degree students who start their studies in English-taught Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes on or later than 1st August 2017.

Students who are not citizens of an EU/EEA member state are liable to pay the tuition fee.

Exceptions to this general rule are students who

  • are equivalent to an EU citizen (i.e. citizen of Switzerland)
  • have a continuous or permanent residence permit card in Finland (type A or P permit)
  • have an EU residence permit for third-country citizens with long-term residence permit card in Finland (type P-EU permit)
  • are a family member (spouse or child) of an EU/EEA citizen (have a residence card for non-EU family members of EU citizens)
  • have an EU blue card in Finland

The first payment has to be paid by 31.7.2018. Failure to pay will result in the cancelling of the student’s acceptance and revoking of the study right. Applicants eligible to full tuition scholarships are exempted from paying the tuition fee.

The tuition fee is an academic fee and thus covers the costs of tuition. The tuition fee does not cover the living costs such as accommodation, meals, and transportation. All students are required to finance their living costs by themselves.

The following fees apply for the academic year 2018-2019. Amounts will vary depending on the International Master’s programme and are subject to annual change. 

 

Master’s Programme

Tuition Fee / Academic Year

Architecture

EUR 13 000

Biomedical Engineering: Biomechanics and Imaging

EUR 10 000

Biomedical Engineering: Signal and Image Processing

EUR 10 000

Computer Science and Engineering

EUR 10 000

Environmental Engineering

EUR 10 000

Ecology and Population Genetics

EUR 12 000

Mineral Resources and Sustainable Mining

EUR 10 000

Economics

EUR 12 000

Education and Globalisation

EUR 13 000

Finance

EUR 12 000

Financial and Management Accounting

EUR 12 000

International Business Management

EUR 12 000

Learning, Education and Technology

EUR 13 000

Marketing

EUR 12 000

Product Management

EUR 10 000

Protein Science and Biotechnology

EUR 13 000

Software, Systems and Services Development in Global Environment

EUR 10 000

Wireless Communications Engineering

EUR 10 000

 

 

Last updated: 11.9.2017