Call for Trainees & Scholarships

Degree Programme in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) is built on world-class research in machine vision, biomedical engineering, intelligent information analysis, information security and ubiquitous Internet. The research is carried out in three groups: Biomimetics and Intelligent Systems Group, Center for Machine Vision and Signal Analysis (CMVS), and Center for Ubiquitous Computing. CMVS is composed of two research groups: Machine Vision Group and Physiological Signal Analysis Group.

CSE offers both training positions and scholarships for trainees to conduct the advanced practical training (syventävä harjoittelu) for two months in the CSE research groups. Training can be allocated for November 2017 – January 2018 period based on agreement with a training topic supervisor. The scholarship for trainees is 1500 €. The scholarships are intended for M.Sc.(eng.) students of the University of Oulu enrolled in

a) Computer Science and Engineering 5-year programme or

b) Computer Science and Engineering national and international masters programmes or

c) Biomedical Engineering: Signal and Image Processing international masters programme

To be eligible to apply, all applicants must satisfy the following conditions:

1. The applicant must have finished her/his Bachelor’s degree at the time of applying.

2. The applicant has not received any support for practical training from university of Oulu or ITEE before.

Before applying the scholarship applicants are expected to acquire topic/task and supervisor for the practical training from one of the research groups of CSE. After that, along with the e-mail application applicants are expected to send the application letter, CV and the latest transcript of records. In the informal application letter the applicant has to provide the name of the supervisor, briefly the topic/task and period of the practical training. If the student gets a position with monthly salary for completeting the practical training after receiving the scholarship, the training scholarship is cancelled and it should be returned.

Applications with attached documents have to be submitted electronically by 19th October, 2017 at 16:00 to Anja Keskinarkaus’s e-mail address: When sending documents in pdf-form as e-mail attachments, use naming rules: Application_familyname_firstname, CV_familyname_firstname, Transcript_familyname_firstname.

The decisions will be made during the end of October, and the work can be started after the decisions (at latest 1st of December). The scholarship will be paid 15th of December. At the end of training a student has to submit an acceptable training report to his/her training supervisor in order to get 3 ECTS credits for 521013A Advanced Practical Training course or 5 ECTS credits for 521027S Advanced Practical Training.

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Last updated: 3.10.2017