Applying with a non-Finnish qualification

If you have completed your qualification in a country other than Finland, you can find instructions on how to apply at the University of Oulu on this page.


Please note that the University of Oulu does not evaluate application documents before the application period!

How to submit your documents

Familiarise yourself with our requirements concerning the documents you need for your application and ensure you have them verified correctly on time.

Language requirements

All documents that prove your language skills must be attached to your online application for University of Oulu by the application deadline. It is always the applicant’s responsibility to make testing arrangements for her/himself and to make sure the test results are delivered on time. Be advised that it may take several weeks before the test results are published, and thus we recommend you to book your test well in advance.

The authenticity of the test results will be automatically checked with the test organiser. In cases of a test result is found to be a forgery, the application will be automatically rejected.

Please note, that the language test result must be valid for a minimum of one day during the application period!

SAT Test Results / GMAT or GRE Test Results

Some programmes at the University of Oulu use SAT, GMAT or GRE tests in their student selections. Please read the selection criteria for your own programme carefully and ensure you complete the test on time to provide us with the results before the deadline.

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