All students enrolled in the University of Oulu, including postgraduate students and students taking non-degree studies, are obligated to register to the university annually, in order to be able to exercise their right to study.

Students have to register to the university at the beginning of the academic year for both autumn and spring term, either as present or absent student. Only those registered as present can pursue their studies. All students studying for a Bachelors or Masters degree are members of the Student Union and pay the Student Union membership fee before the registration.

See Registration pages to find out when and how to register.

Registration 2016-2017

The registration period for the academic year 2016-17 for existing students starts on 2 May, 2016 and ends on 12 September, 2016.

On issues concerning registration contact:

Student Center
Student Affairs
PO BOX 8100
FI-90014 University of Oulu

tel. +358 29 448 4035
email: opintoasiat(at)
Visiting address: Room KE1020, Opintokatu, Linnanmaa campus