Scholarships and Fees

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University of Oulu International Master’s Scholarship Scheme 2017-2018

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 2017 entry. The scholarships will be granted in the form of a tuition fee waiver. The tuition fee waiver awarded covers 100 % of the full tuition fee. Applicants can apply for the tuition scholarship as part of the admissions process. 

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. The scholarship is aimed at students studying for a Master’s degree in the University of Oulu two-year International Master’s programmes. The scholarship covers the full international tuition fee. University of Oulu IM Scholarships do not cover living costs.

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 2017-18, 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 2017-18

There is no separate application system for the International Master’s Scholarship. All applicants for University of Oulu Master’s degree programmes need to complete the Student Application Form. Those applicants who are applying for the University of Oulu International Master’s Scholarship have to additionally complete the “Application for Scholarship,” section which can be found at the end of the Student Application Form. The International Master’s Scholarship application section cannot be completed and/or submitted without the Student Application Form.

The application period for the University of Oulu Master’s degree programmes and International Master’s Scholarships is 15.12.2016-25.1.2017

Selection criteria for University of Oulu IM Scholarship 2017-2018

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

Architecture                                          

10

Biomedical Engineering

20

Computer Science and Engineering                                              

30

Environmental Engineering                                

15

Ecology and Population Genetics  

15

Economic Geology                                              

15

Economics  

15

Education and Globalisation                              

20

Finance

15

Financial and Management Accounting          

15

International Business Management

20

Learning, Education and Technology               

20

Marketing 

15

Product management                                         

20

Protein Science and Biotechnology                  

15

Software, Systems and Services Development in Global Environment           

40

Wireless Communications Engineering

20

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

Estimated Expenses for International Students

 

Tuition

(for non-EU/EEA students, see Scholarships and Fees)

€10,000-13,000

Student Union Fee

(not included in the Tuition Fee)

€109/academic year

Accommodation

€250-500/month

Estimated living costs including accommodation**)            

€700-900/month

**)Minimum sum required by the Finnish immigration authorities for living costs for non-EU citizens’ residence permit: €560/month.

 

Tuition Fees at the University of Oulu for 2017

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)
  • are residing in Finland or some other EU-country on a permanent basis (continuous (A) or permanent (P or P-EU) residence permit type) or have an EU Blue Card
  • 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 started their studies in the University of Oulu before the academic year 2017-2018
  • are enrolled in Doctoral programmes
  • are studying in degree programmes taught in Finnish

The first payment has to be paid by 31.7.2017. 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 2017-2018. 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

Economic Geology

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: 13/12/2016