Orientation for exchange students
studies at the University of Oulu. Programme includes important matters such as university practices, student services and permits. Faculties will also organise separate study info sessions to their students. We strongly recommend that all incoming
exchange students participate in the Orientation.
General Orientation session
The Orientation for autumn term 2023 will be organized on August 31, 2023 starting at 8.15. Please note that the Orientation is organised on Linnanmaa campus, and online participation is not possible. Orientation is mandatory for study exchange students.
Autumn term 2023 programme
8:15 Coffee & buns
Meet the other exchange students and International Mobility Services staff over a cup of coffee or tea. Coffee will be served outside lecture room L1.
09:00 Welcome to Oulu! (Room L1)
Vesa-Matti Sarenius (Director) Academic Affairs (Marianne)
09:10 Introduction to University of Oulu
•Studying at the University
•University services (Library, Sport services…)
• Health services and insurance
•Registration (Finnish identity code)
10:30 Student Union and ESN
Meet the OYY and ESN Oulu representatives.
11:00 Student Ambassadors
11:30 Finnish Language Courses
Get your first introduction to Finnish language learning
11:45 PSOAS Housing Info
Housing Manager Jari Simonen tells about the dos and don'ts of living in a PSOAS apartment.
14.00 Faculty Study Info Sessions
Please see the time and venue of your faculty's info session from the menu at the bottom of the page.
We reserve the right to changes.
Faculty study info sessions
Faculty study info sessions are organised in conjunction with the Orientation. Participating in the faculty study info is important so that you get to know your international coordinator and get acquainted with the faculty's practicalities. Please see detailed information by clicking on the faculty to which you have been accepted to. Information will be updated during the summer of 2023.
Here you can access the presentations from the Exchange Student Orientation organised on January 4, 2023.