Faculty of Education – guidelines for a target university

Information on offered JOO studies

All studies in accordance with the curriculum of the Faculty of Education, excluding teacher training and studies aiming for professional competence in subjects taught in elementary school and early childhood education and preschool education.

In addition, see possible requirements specific to study units mentioned at Studies at Faculty of Education.

Application periods for JOO studies

There are two national application periods (by 30 April for the autumn semester and 31 October for the spring semester). The application period is approximately one month, after which the decision will be delivered to the student. The applications from students at the University of Lapland may also be processed with flexibility outside application periods.

Student guides

Studies at Faculty of Education.

Criteria for granting study rights

  • The study right is granted in accordance with resources. The applications are processed case by case.
  • The faculty’s own students take priority when selecting students for study programmes within the faculty.
  • The student must have sufficient basic knowledge or possibly completed prior studies specific to the study units.
  • Support statement from the home university must be included in the student’s flexible study right application.

Length of granted study right

Two academic years, but at most until the end of completing the degree. The student must enroll as present each year.

Delivery address for supported application

Chief Academic Officer Helena Seppälä
Faculty of Education
P.O. Box 2000

Starting JOO studies at the University of Oulu

The student must enroll at the target university in accordance with its standard enrollment procedures in order to use their study right. Further information on enrolling at the university is available at registration.

In order to receive an e-mail account, the student must contact the university IT services desk at Student Center.

The following resources are also available to the student library services.

Registering the studies at the home university

The student is responsible for seeing that the completed studies are registered with the home university.

Contact information for the personnel processing the applications

Faculty of Education
Chief Academic Officer Helena Seppälä
Tel: +358 294 48 3724
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@oulu.fi

Contact information for personnel giving statements

The decision on granting the study right is made by the dean of education of the faculty based on the statement of the person responsible. All applications and decisions addressed to the profit unit are presented to the dean of education by the chief academic officer, Helena Seppälä.

Last updated: 19.5.2016