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!

Meet us

Join our virtual open day event on 16th of November, 2022 at 9 am - 3 pm (Helsinki time)!

Meet and chat with the University of Oulu students and staff to hear about our English-taught degree programmes and the study experience we offer for you in Finland under the Northern lights. 

Book your seat by registering to the event:

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. University has 8 faculties, 13 800 students, and 3 700 employees in two campuses, Linnanmaa and Kontinkangas.

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


Grow to your full academic potential

University of Oulu offers 21 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

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 .

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 your studies and life in Oulu is exciting and you surely have a lot of practical questions in mind. .  Read what our students and alumni say about their Oulu experience and get recommendations from your peers. 

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

Let us help you in finding your match