International Programmes

Interested in studying a Bachelor's or Master´s taught in English?

University of Oulu educates future pioneers to build a more sustainable, intelligent, and humane world. Our degree programmes are student-centered and the teacher-student ratio is high.

City of Oulu is a safe study and living environment with an easy access to nature.

Welcome to study with us!

University of Oulu in short

Founded in 1958, University of Oulu is one of the largest universities in Finland and one of the northernmost universities in the world, with 8 faculties, 13,800 students, and 3700 employees in two campuses, Linnanmaa and Kontinkangas.

We are ranked within the top three percent of all the universities in of the world.


Ready to join us?

Next application period for international programmes will take place on 4-18 January 2023 for studies starting in autumn 2023. Applications are made online at .

Grow to your full academic potential

University of Oulu offers 20 Master’s programmes (2 years) and three Bachelor´s and Master´s programmes (3 + 2 years) taught in English. 



Master's programmes


Bachelor's programmes

Take a closer look at our selection to find your match.

Find your programme

How to apply

To make your applicant journey smoother and to help you gather all the necessary documents on time, here are important guidelines for you.  Please select the suitable path according to the degree you are applying with.

How about some advice?

Starting studies and life in Oulu is something where help from your peers is highly valuable.  Read what our students and alumni say to get some insight and recommendations.

For questions regarding student selection and eligibility, please contact our Admissions Team.

Let us help you in finding your match