Orientation for International Degree Students

Our orientation programme is designed to help new incoming international students to get acquainted with the university and the city, settle in, and start their studies at the University of Oulu. Orientation consists of a series of pre-arrival videos and an orientation week at the beginning of the autumn term. Programme includes important matters such as permits, university practices, student services, and information about your new home town. Faculties will also organize their own programme to their students.

Pre-Orientation for New Students

Our Welcome to Oulu -video series is specially designed to offer you practical information about the university and the city of Oulu. These pre-orientation videos will cover themes such as student housing, health care and wellbeing, and studying. You will also get a glimpse of our two campuses.

Student housing in Oulu

Studying at the University of Oulu

Leisure time and living in Oulu

Campuses of the University of Oulu

Student health and wellbeing


If you wish to have even more in-depth information, you can also check out the recordings of the spring 2023 pre-orientation sessions.

General Orientation Programme

The general orientation for new international degree students will be organised on September 3, 2024, from 8 am to 2 pm. Please note that the Orientation will be organised on the Linnanmaa campus, and online participation will not be possible. Below you can see what the programme looked like in autumn 2023.

8.15 Morning Coffee

9.00 Welcome to the University of Oulu

9.15 University Services

10.30 Finnish Language Courses

10.50 Student Organisations

11.10 I Wish I'd Known - Tips from former International Students

11.40 PSOAS Student Housing Info

During the orientation week (Sept 2-13), there are also faculty and degree programme-specific sessions. Check your degree programme's orientation information from the 'For you' -section below. Simply select your degree programme from the drop-down menu.

Orientation materials

Orientation materials will published here after the Orientation Day in autumn 2024.

For you

Oulu Business School

Welcome to study at Oulu Business School!

This information is for new bachelor's and master’s students in Oulu Business School's international programmes.

Orientation week for the new students will begin on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2024, with arrival on Monday 2nd September or previous weekend. There will be events organized by the University of Oulu, Oulu Business School and also the student association Finanssi ry.

Orientation programme for OBS International Programmes

Published later: Orientation Programme for Bachelor Programme in IBM (International Business Management) 2024 (pdf)

Published later: Orientation week schedule 2024 for OBS International Master's Programmes (pdf)

Published later: Orientation week schedule 2024 for OBS Master's Double Degree Programmes (pdf).

Completing studies

The Oulu Business School degree curriculum in the Peppi study guide gives you an overview of your degree program, its structure and the timing of your studies. The study guide also describes practices related to studies, so please read it carefully. Full details for course catalogues for academic year 2024-2025 are published later during the Autumn semester.

Personal tutor teacher and student tutors

Each student in Bachelor's and Master’s degree programmes has a designated personal tutor teacher and student tutor who will guide and advice the student. Tutor teacher and student tutor will provide support and assistance to students in their studies.

Student affairs

If you have any questions regarding your studies, please contact the Oulu Business School student affairs service team by sending an email to: study.business (at) oulu.fi. NB! There can be a delay in responding to inquiries during the summer months (June-August).

Faculty of Education and Psychology

For new students at the Faculty of Education and Psychology, 2024-2025

New students will be starting their studies on Monday, 2nd September, 2024.

  • A detailed schedule of the first weeks will be updated below and sent to all accepted students latest in August.

In the first academic week, there will be information sessions, introduction to the university and getting to know what university studies are all about. Your studies will also begin during these weeks.

  • Be prepared to attend orientation sessions and teaching every day between 8-16.

More information about studying from the For Students website.

If you have studied at a university before and wish to acknowledge prior studies, this can be discussed during the first weeks with the study advisors.

Studying at the Faculty of Education and Psychology


1. Degree Program structures and courses

The faculty offers the following degree programs. The Finnish-medium degree structures can be found from the Finnish language website. The abbreviations used for the programs are found in the parentheses.

  • Intercultural Teacher Education, BA and MA (ITE)
  • Special Education BA and MA (ERKKA)
  • Educational Sciences, BA and MA (KAKO)
  • Primary Teacher BA and MA (LO)
  • Music Education Ba and MA (MUKA)
  • Early Childhood Education BA and MA (VAKA)
  • Psychology BSc and MSc (PSYKA)
  • Learning Sciences BA and MA (OPTI)

Master’s Programs in Education

  • Learning, Education and Technology MA (LET)
  • Education and Globalisation MA (EDGLO)

A 5-year program at the Faculty of Education and Psychology comprises of a 3-year Bachelor’s degree followed by a 2-year Master’s degree. The degrees include studies in the major subject and minor subject, language, communication and orientation studies, as well as elective courses. It is possible to take part in an international exchange and do practices abroad/in Finland during the studies. The study groups are typically 20 people.

The right to pursue studies in a 5-year program is granted for seven years, and that for studies in a 2-year Master’s program for four years.

Please note that students admitted to the University may be requested to provide an extract from the criminal records for the assessment of their ability to study. Such an extract may be requested only from students whose studies include practical training or other activities involving work with minors.

The extract will be requested before the beginning of the practical training or other activity. To ensure the safety of minors, it is necessary to ascertain that the student about to begin practical training has no criminal record of certain serious crimes (sex offence, murder, aggravated assault and battery, aggravated burglary and robbery and narcotics offence).

2. Study Counselling

You can seek counselling whenever you feel you need it. In the Faculty of Education and Psychology, you are helped, among others, by the study advisors (Education Designers), teacher tutors and tutor students.

The FEP study advisors' information can be found on the Academic Affairs Service Teams web site - if you have any questions related to your studies, you may always contact the Faculty of Education and Psychology Academic Affairs Service Team via study.education(at)oulu.fi

If you cannot get the help you need in the Faculty, the university and the Finnish Student Health Service also offer general counselling services. For more information, see here.

Welcome to the Faculty to grow and learn with us! You have chosen a highly valued field of education with an opportunity to exert an influence on your chances in working life through your choices during the training!

Good luck and success with your studies!

Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

The Orientation Week of ITEE kicks off with the opening remarks by the Education Dean & Prof. Jari Iinatti alongside the international programmes' directors and coordinators on Wednesday, September 4th 2024 at 10.15-12 am in lecture hall L3.

Warmly welcome!

Faculty of Technology

Information for new Master's degree students of the Faculty of Technology

Check the information for your own programme.

The academic year 2024 launches with Orientation Weeks beginning on Monday 2.9.2024.

Please check the
University of Oulu Orientation 2024 Programme for new international degree students

Contact:
More info: Study.Technology@oulu.fi (write to the Subject: YOUR PROGRAMME: Orientation)

Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

Follow the general instructions above.

Faculty of Humanities

Follow the general instructions above.

Economics and Business Administration MSc

Welcome to study at the Oulu Business School!

This information is for new international Bachelor's and Master’s students.

Orientation week for the new students will begin on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2024, with arrival on Monday 2nd September or previous weekend. There will be events organized by the University of Oulu, Oulu Business School and also the student association Finanssi ry.

Orientation programmes for OBS International Programmes (to be published later in the Spring)

Published later: Orientation Programme for Bachelor programme in IBM (International Business Management) 2024 (pdf)

Published later: Orientation week schedule 2024 for OBS International Master's Programmes (pdf)

Published later: Orientation week schedule 2024 for OBS Master's Double Degree Programmes (pdf).

Completing studies

The Oulu Business School degree curriculum in the Peppi study guide gives you an overview of your degree program, its structure and the timing of your studies. The study guide also describes practices related to studies, so please read it carefully. Full details for course catalogues for academic year 2024-2025 are published later during the Autumn semester.

Personal tutor teacher and student tutors

Each student in Bachelor's and Master’s degree programmes has a designated personal tutor teacher and student tutor who will guide and advice the student. Tutor teacher and student tutor will provide support and assistance to students in their studies.

Student affairs

If you have any questions regarding your studies, please contact the Oulu Business School student affairs service team by sending an email to: study.business (at) oulu.fi. NB! There can be a delay in responding to inquiries during the summer months (June-August).

International Business Management (BSc EBA)

Welcome to study at Oulu Business School!

This information is for new international Baster’s students in our International Business Management Degree Programme.

Orientation programme

Orientation Programme for BSc in IBM 2024 and updated versions will be published on this website later in the Spring.

Orientation week for the new students will begin on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2024, with arrival day on Monday 2nd September or previous weekend. There will be events organized by the University of Oulu, Oulu Business School and also the student association Finanssi ry.

Completing studies

The Oulu Business School degree curriculum in the Peppi study guide gives you an overview of your degree program, its structure and the timing of your studies. The study guide also describes practices related to studies, so please read it carefully. Full details for course catalogues for academic year 2023-2024 are published later during the Autumn semester.

Personal tutor teacher and tutor students

Each student in the IBM Bachelor degree programme has a designated personal tutor teacher (coordinator) and tutor student who will guide and advice the student. Coordinator and student tutor will provide support and assistance to students in their studies.

Student affairs

If you have any questions regarding your studies, please contact the Oulu Business School student affairs service team by sending an email to: study.business (at) oulu.fi. NB! There can be a delay in responding to inquiries during the summer months (June-August).

Information Processing Science

Welcome to study Information Processing Science!

Students selected to the International Master's Programme SEIS ( Software Engineering and Information Systems) and the Master´s Programme in Information Processing Science.

Campus map.

Students at the bachelor level: please find orientation week details here.

The program will be updated in August.

Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering kick of 4th at 10.15-12 am in lecture hall L3.

Degree program info 4th of September at 13.15-16 TS101 (participation is mandatory)

If you have health reasons not to participate in the Degree program info event in lecture room TS101, please contact tutor teacher Karin Väyrynen karin.vayrynen[at]oulu.fi (who will be back in office on August 12th)

More information and instructions for how to prepare before the degree program info will be sent to approximately one week before the info event (we send the information to those students who are enrolled to the program by that time). Please make sure to read your emails daily (personal and your student email account) in order not to miss that information.

Have a nice summer and see you in September!

SEIS students: For more information, please contact tutor teacher karin.vayrynen[at]oulu.fi (please note that Karin is out of office from 24.6. – 9.8. and will not reply to emails during that time)

Biomedical Engineering MHSc

Change in organization of the Master´s Programme in Biomedical Engineering

Beginning from academic year 2024-25 Master´s Programme in Biomedical Engineering will be coordinated by the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE). In spring 2024 application round all new students were selected to the programme with target degree in Master of Science (Tech). No intake to this programme was organized in spring 2024 at the Faculty of Medicine (FMED) with target degree in Master of Health Sciences. The last intake to the FMED was in spring 2023.

For further information about start of the studies, orientation etc. at the ITEE and in the Master´s Programme in Biomedical Engineering in coming autumn you will find in the web page Orientation for International Degree Students (follow for possible updates).

Biomedical Engineering MSc (Tech)

Welcome to study biomedical engineering!

In this page the new students will find information about important issues in the beginning of studies. Kindly note that this page concerning the orientation will be updated as the orientation programme and schedules are finalized (in August 2024 at the latest).

General information about starting the studies

You will find general information about starting your studies and steps to be taken in university´s web-page For new degree students.

Orientation week

The studies will begin with orientation, which is organized during week 36 from September 2nd to September 6st, 2024. It will include general programme for university's all new students and programme-specific programme. In addition, during week 37 there are additional events, which you might like to consider and participate in (for example official opening ceremonies of the university and organizations presenting themselves on Linnanmaa campus).

Briefing of the BME students will be arranged on September 2, 2024 at 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. on Linnanmaa campus in lecture room PR102. In the briefing there will be participants from the degree programme, academic affairs service team and from the Guild of Medical Technology Students of Oulu (OLTO). You will hear more about the degree programme and starting and proceeding with the studies. Also, your student tutors (“kummis”) will attend, and they will be your guide on campuses and tell you about the studies and studying from the student´s point of view.

The courses will begin in accordance with the course-specific schedules.

For students – web pages

We also recommend you to study carefully the university´s For Students web pages, where all information concerning studies and studying has been compiled by themes. Under some themes, in the end of the page, there is a “For you” drop down menu, where you can choose your own programme for checking the additional, programme-specific information. This “For you” information will be updated regularly, even during coming autumn, when necessary.

Study guide and schedule for academic year 2024-2025

Schedule for autumn 2024 has been published as a part of the Peppi study guide. Schedule for spring 2025 will be published in the beginning of November 2024. In the study guide there is a general description of the programme (“Show description”) and its study structure (“Show structure”). By choosing an individual course in the structure you will find the course-specific description and further – course timetable by clicking the “blue ribbon” in the description page.

Tuudo mobile application is a versatile tool for supporting and managing your studies and includes, for example, possibility to prepare your personal schedule. After having uploaded the app you will be able to pick up the courses to your Tuudo-calendar first by choosing “follow” and then beginning from Aug 1, 2024 – enroll for the chosen autumn courses and beginning from December 1, 2025 - for the chosen spring courses.

Kindly note that the changes, updates to the schedules are possible, but as soon as made, they will automatically update in Peppi and your Tuudo-calendar also.

More information about the schedule, enrollment etc. will be available during the orientation week.

Contact

  • Responsible professor of the programme, Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering Tapio Seppänen - tapio.seppanen(at)oulu.fi
  • ITEE faculty´s academic affairs service team
    • study.itee(at)oulu.fi
  • In issues concerning your studies, personal study plan (PSP) you can contact your
    • tutor teachers Tapio Seppänen tapio.seppanen(at)oulu.fi or Angelos Fylakis angelos.fylakis(at)oulu.fi
  • Your student tutor (”kummi”) will be informed later

Additional links / information

University of Oulu

Faculty of Information Technology and Electric Engineering

Faculty of Medicine

ICT-services for students

ICT-services for new students 2024

Sign in university´s systems with university user account

Finnish Student Health Service

University of Oulu safety info

OLTO

Rules and regulations of the higher education institutions of Oulu | University of Oulu

Email lists and social media

Join the mailing lists WITH YOUR UNIVERSITY EMAIL ADDRESS AS SOON AS YOU HAVE RECEIVED IT (student.oulu.fi). University will only send emails to university´s own email addresses.

Email list joint for BME students.

Biomedical Engineering in Facebook

Biomedical Engineering in Instagram

Electronics and Communications Engineering

Welcome to study!

Electronics and Communications Engineering, Degree Programme in Digitalisation, Computing and Electronics (DICE) (BSc, Tech)

The orientation week schedule will be updated later.

  • During the week, you will receive information and material related to your studies, get to know tutor students, fellow students and staff of the degree program and acquaint with guild activities of Electronics and Communications Engineering students of Oulu (SIK guild) and with university's premises and study related IT facilities and tools.
  • During the week, you also will meet your tutor teacher, with whom you will prepare your personal study plan (PSP).

Your personal tutoring teacher is Dr. Marko Neitola (marko.neitola(a)oulu.fi).

Wireless Communications Engineering (WCE)

The studies will begin on Monday 2nd of September, 2024. Orientation week schedules will be published later.

  • During the week, you will receive information and material related to your studies, get to know tutor students, fellow students and staff of the degree program and acquaint with guild activities of Electronics and Communications Engineering students of Oulu (SIK guild) and with university's premises and study related IT facilities and tools.
  • During the week, you also will meet your tutor teacher, with whom you will prepare your personal study plan (PSP).

You can find all WCE-specific practical instructions and guides from here.

The WCE program coordinator and your personal tutoring teacher is Dr. Kari Kärkkäinen (kari.karkkainen(a)oulu.fi)

Electronics (ECE)

The studies will begin on Monday 2nd of September, 2024. Orientation week schedules will be published later.

  • During the week, you will receive information and material related to your studies, get to know tutor students, fellow students and staff of the degree program and acquaint with guild activities of Electronics and Communications Engineering students of Oulu (SIK guild) and with university's premises and study related IT facilities and tools.
  • During the week, you also will meet your tutor teacher, with whom you will prepare your personal study plan (PSP).

The ECE program coordinator and your personal tutoring teacher is Dr. Marko Neitola (marko.neitola(a)oulu.fi).

Sustainable and Autonomous Systems (SAS)

The studies will begin on Monday 2nd of September, 2024. Orientation week schedule will be published later.

  • During the week, you will receive information and material related to your studies, get to know tutor students, fellow students and staff of the degree program and acquaint with guild activities of Electronics and Communications Engineering students of Oulu (SIK guild) and with university's premises and study related IT facilities and tools.
  • During the week, you also will meet your tutor teacher, with whom you will prepare your personal study plan (PSP).

The SAS pprogram coordinator and your personal tutoring teacher is Jari Hannu (jari.hannu(a)oulu.fi).

Planning and starting your studies

University’s new study guide for academic year 2024-2025 is published at https://opas.peppi.oulu.fi/en/index?period=2024-2025. The study guide includes information on degrees, curricula, courses and course timetables after those have been fed in there. Information about the courses can be found by adding course code or name to ‘Search box’.

Students have to register for the courses in Peppi. For registering you will need user ID & password of Uni Oulu computer network which you will get after registering as a present student for study year 2024-25 and paying the Uni Oulu student union membership fee. Please see the checklist for new degree students for instructions on what to do before your arrival.

Student affairs

If you have any questions regarding your studies, please contact the Academic Affairs Service Team for the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering by sending an email to: study.itee(at)oulu.fi

Academic Affairs Service Team for the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering is located at the Compass Service Point, Linnanmaa campus.

Industrial Engineering and Management

New Students at the Industrial Engineering and Management & Product Management Master’s Programme

Please register for events found under the course 555212P Orientation Course for New Master's Students. Check your email (also the spam folder) during August, we will send you a welcome letter with all necessary instructions.

Biology

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Intercultural Teacher Education

First week program, Intercultural Teacher Education program

New students will be starting their studies on Monday, 2nd September, 2024.

  • A detailed schedule of the first weeks will be updated below and sent to all accepted students latest in August.

Mining engineering and mineral processing

Information for new Oulu Mining School (OMS) degree students

Here you can find information on the orientation events for new international Master's Degree students of Mineral Resources and Sustainable Mining (MRSM): Mining Engineering and Mineral Processing, or Geosciences, or the new EMJM PROMISE students arriving for the Autumn 2024.

(Incoming exchange students hosted by OMS have their own orientation events)

The academic year 2024 launches with Orientation Weeks, starting with Faculty of Technology and Oulu Mining School Information Sessions at the Linnanmaa Campus of the University of Oulu:

  • Faculty of Technology orientations for all new degree students
    • Mon 02.09.2024 at 14:15-16:00 in lecture hall L1
    • Tue 03.09.2024 at 10:15-12:00 in lecture hall L1
    • Wed 04.09.2024 12:15-13:00 in lecture hall L1
  • OMS Orientation for new MRSM Master's students
    • Mon 02.09.2024 AT 10:15-12:00 in lecture room TA101
  • OMS EMJM PROMISE Programme Kick-Off
    • Wed 04.09.2024 at 08:15-14:00 in lecture room AT115B

In addition, a general university level orientation for all new international degree students will be organized. All new international degree students should participate to this event too.

OMS Orientation Weeks for all new degree students will begin with the faculty and programme information sessions. The weeks also include other events, e.g. UniOulu Self-Hack, planning your personal studies (preparing a Personal Study Plan). Some of your courses will start already on the first week. You will also be nominated a Tutor Teacher and a Tutor Student.

Personal Study Plan: Target to choose about 3 courses per one period which will give you about 15 cr in one period: 15 cr per period / 30 cr per semester / 60 cr per academic year.

  • MRSM / Mining Engineering and Mineral Processing (MEMP), M.Sc. (Tech.)
  • MRSM / Geosciences (GEOS), M.Sc.
  • EMJM PROMISE, M.Sc. (Tech.)

Contact:

More info: Study.Technology@oulu.fi (write to the Subject MRSM/MEMP or MRSM/GEOS or PROMISE: Orientation)

Computer Science and Engineering

Welcome to study!

This information is for new international students in DICE (Bachelor´s Degree) and Computer Science and Engineering (Master´s Degree) .

The orientation week for new DICE students starts on Monday 28th of August 2023 at 8.15 in TS101. New students will meet the student tutors. Welcome to ITEE -event is on Monday August 28th 2023 at 10.15-12.00 in L10. Also available online in Zoom. After this, the new DICE students will meet at 12.15 in auditorium L8.

The orientation for new CSE Master´s Degree students starts with Welcome to ITEE -event on Monday August 28th 2023 at 10.15-12 in L10. Also available online in Zoom. The orientation continues after this: at 12.15-14 the general introduction of the CSE program in L7.

  • During orientation week, you will receive information about and material related to studies, get to know tutor students, fellow students and staff of the degree programme and acquaint with guild activities of Computer Science and Engineering students of Oulu (OTIT) and with university's premises and study related IT facilities and tools.
  • During the week, you also will meet your tutor teacher, with whom you will prepare your personal study plan (PSP).

More detailed orientation week timetables 2023 below. Please note, changes are still possible so keep an eye on this website during August!

Page updated 28.8.2023

Degree Programme in Digitalisation, Computing and Electronics (DICE CSE + ECE + IPS)

Master´s Degree, Computer Science and Engineering

Useful Information

You find Programme Structure Diagrams 2023-2024 from here.

University’s study guide for academic year 2023-2024 is published at https://opas.peppi.oulu.fi. The study guide includes information on degrees, curriculums, courses and course timetables. Information about the courses can be found by adding course code or name to ‘Search box’.

Students have to register for the courses in Peppi.

Moodle workspace is used on many courses.

Student affairs

If you have any questions regarding your studies, please contact your Tutor teacher or the Information Technology and Electrical Engineering academic affairs service team by sending an email to: study.itee(at)oulu.fi

Academic Affairs Service team for the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering is located at the service point Compass (1st floor) (see campus map).

Digitalisation, Computing and Electronics

Welcome to study!

This information is for new international bachelor’s students in Digitalisation, Computing and Electronics.
There is information about the first two weeks of studies on this page. Please note that changes are still possible so keep an eye on this website and check again later in August!

The orientation programme will be updated here in the beginning of August.

Moodle workspace is used on many courses.

Students have to register for the courses in Peppi before the course starts.

During the orientation weeks you will meet your tutor teacher, with whom you will prepare your personal study plan (PSP) in Peppi.

Student affairs

If you have any questions regarding your studies, please contact the Information Technology and Electrical Engineering affairs service team by sending an email to: study.itee(at)oulu.fi

Epidemiology and Biomedical Data Science

updated 2024/06/10

Welcome to study in Master´s Programme in Epidemiology and Biomedical Data Science (EBDS)!
In this page the new students will find programme-specific information about important issues related to beginning of studies.

This and other university pages related to start of the studies in autumn 2024 might still / will be updated before start of the studies so kindly follow this and other given pages for possible updates.

General information about starting the studies

You will find general information about starting your studies and steps to be taken in university´s web-page For new degree students. Kindly study carefully this page.

Student account and password

When you have confirmed your study place and registered to the University for academic year 2024-25 as a present student, the information about confirmation and registration will transfer between systems to university´s IT-services and the new student's user account will be created within a week after registration. Kindly note, however, that since your study right will begin on 1st of August 2024, the account can be created on this date at the earliest. You will be sent an email to the address you have given in your application for study place about your account being created and ready for activation. Should you not be able to use any of the activation methods presented in the university´s web page "Student Account" -> New student, kindly contact IT-services support address for students helpdesk@oulu.fi for agreeing on additional way of activation.

Kindly note that with the account you also will receive a university email address xxxxxx@student.oulu.fi, which we recommend you to start to use immediately in the beginning of studies. It is the official address, which university uses for sending different information related to studies etc.

Kindly note that in order to be able to exercise your study right and have university´s account and access to university´s systems you have to be registered as present. Even though the registration period for new students of international degree programmes will end on 13th of Sept, 2024, the studies will start with orientation already on 2nd of Sept, 2024 so we highly recommend you to register before that to make the most of the programme and studies already then.

Orientation week (programme pdf 24.5.24)

The studies will begin with orientation, which is organized during week 36 from September 2 to Sept 6, 2024. In the beginning of the week your tutor students will welcome you on university´s campus “Kontinkangas” at the Faculty of Medicine, which is located near the Oulu University Hospital. In addition during the week there will be a separate kick-off event in Nallikari camping area and other university level programme described in the programme (to be updated later).

Kindly note that some orientation events will take place also during week 37 such as, for example, official opening of the academic year, student fair and student festival.

During the orientation week you will hear more about the degree programme and starting and proceeding with the studies.

In general, courses will start in accordance with course-specific schedules in week 37 beginning on 9th of Sept, 2024.

For students - web pages

We recommend you to study carefully university´s For Students web pages, where all information concerning studies and studying has been collected by themes. Under some themes, in the end of the pages, there is “For you” drop down menu, where you can choose your own programme for checking, whether there is any additional, programme-specific information. EBDS “For you” information will be updated whenever necessary.

Schedule for academic year 2024-25

Schedule for academic year 2024-25 is a part of the Peppi study guide. Schedule for autumn 2024 has already been published and the schedule for spring 2025 will be published in November 2024. In the study guide there is a general description of the programme and its study structure. By choosing an individual course in the structure you will find the course-specific description and further – course timetable.

Tuudo mobile application is a versatile tool for supporting and managing your studies and includes, for example, possibility to prepare your personal schedule. After having uploaded the app you will be able to pick up courses organized during the academic year to your Tuudo-calendar first by choosing “follow” and then beginning from Aug 1, 2024 – enroll for the autumn courses. Registration for spring 2025 courses will begin on Dec 1, 2024.

Kindly note that the changes, updates to the schedules are possible, but as soon as made, they will automatically update in Peppi study system and in your Tuudo-calendar also.

More information about the app, schedule, enrollment etc. will be available during the orientation week.

Contact

Professor responsible for the programme is Sylvain Sebért sylvain.sebert(at)oulu.fi

Coordinator of the programme is Miia Halonen miia.halonen(at)oulu.fi

Tutor teacher Priyanka Choudhary priyanka.choudhary(ta)oulu.fi

Your tutor students are

- Abdul Aziz abdul.aziz(at)student.oulu.fi (updated March 26, 2024)

- Zareen Tasnim zareen.tasnim(at)student.oulu.fi

All newly admitted students have received a welcome letter from one of the tutors so, when necessary, contact the tutor, who´s letter you have received.

In different technical study administrative issues, you can contact faculty´s academic service team by sending an email to study.medicine(at)oulu.fi (Opening hours of Academic Affairs Service Teams in summer 2024).

Additional links / information

University of Oulu

Faculty of Medicine

ICT-services for students (opening hours in summer 2024)

ICT Services for new students 2024

Sign in systems with the university user account (UO)

Finnish Student Health Service

University of Oulu safety info

Rules and regulations of the higher education institutions of Oulu, University of Oulu

Accessibility in university´s libraries

Student Union of the University of Oulu

UniOulu kickstart to Finnish language and life - intensive course open for all interested international degree students, who will start their studies in autumn 2024. Course will be organized in August 2024 free of charge.

Preliminary information about Finnish language courses in autumn 2024

A new mobile app to support Finnish language learners

English Communication course open for all interested students free of charge (to be updated if available in 2024-25)

The Social Insurance Institution in Finland "KELA":

FINNISH IMMIGRATION SERVICE "MIGRI":

Email list for EBDS students - join the list in http://lists.oulu.fi/mailman/listinfo/ebds WITH YOUR UNIVERSITY EMAIL ADDRESS AS SOON AS YOU HAVE RECEIVED IT (@student.oulu.fi). University will only send email information, news etc. for students to university´s email addresses.

Business Analytics MSc (Tech)

Welcome to study Business Analytics in Information Processing Science and in Computer Science and Engineering!

In this page the new students will find information about important issues in the beginning of studies. Kindly note that this page concerning the orientation will be updated as the orientation programme and schedules are finalized (in August 2024).

Master´s Programme in Business Analytics in brief

The Programme combines data technology and information processing with business knowledge, and is organized by two different faculties: the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE) and the Oulu Business School.

The Master of Science in Technology degree (specializing in Computer Science and Engineering) and the Master of Science degree (specializing in Information Processing Science) are provided by the Faculty of ITEE. The Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration degree is provided by the Oulu Business School.

The choice of specialization and thereby the degree is made when applying for the programme. In Business Analytics Programme there is a curriculum and study structure for each of three specialization / degree.

The language of instruction is English.

General information about starting the studies

You will find general information about starting your studies and steps to be taken in university´s web-page For new degree students. Kindly study these pages carefully.

Orientation week

The studies will begin with orientation, which is organized during week 36 from September 2nd to September 6th, 2024. It will include general programme for university's all new students and programme-specific programme. In addition, during week 37 there are additional events, which you might like to consider and participate in (for example an official opening ceremonies of the university and organizations presenting themselves on Linnanmaa campus).

Briefing of the Business Analytics students will be arranged on September 4th, 2024 at 9 - 10, on Linnanmaa campus (lecture room will be informed later).

In the briefing there will be participants from the degree programme and faculties´ academic affairs service teams. You will hear more about the degree programme and starting and proceeding with the studies. Also, your student tutors (“kummis”) will attend, and they will be your guide on campuses and tell you about the studies and studying from the student´s point of view.

For students – web pages

We also recommend you to study carefully the university´s For Students web pages, where all information concerning studies and studying has been compiled by themes. Under some themes, in the end of the page, there is a “For you” drop down menu, where you can choose your own programme for checking the additional, programme-specific information. This “For you” information will be updated regularly, even during coming autumn.

Study guide and schedule for academic year 2024-2025

Schedule for autumn 2024 has been published as a part of the Peppi study guide, more specifically on the Peppi study guide for Business Analytics, Computer Science and Engineering and the Peppi study guide for Business Analytics, Information Processing Science . Schedules for spring 2025 will be published at the turn of October - November 2024. In the study guide there is a general description of the programme (“Show description”) and its study structure (“Show structure”). By choosing an individual course in the structure you will find the course-specific description and further – course timetable by clicking the “blue ribbon” in the description page.

Tuudo mobile application is a versatile tool for supporting and managing your studies and includes, for example, possibility to prepare your personal schedule. After having uploaded the app you will be able to pick up the courses to your Tuudo-calendar first by choosing “follow” and then beginning from Aug 1, 2024 – enroll for the chosen autumn courses and beginning from December 1, 2024 - for the chosen spring courses.

Please note that the changes, updates to the schedules are possible, but as soon as made, they will automatically update in Peppi and your Tuudo-calendar also.

More information about the schedule, enrollment etc. will be available during the orientation week.

Contact

• In questions concerning different practical study administrative issues, contact your home faculty´s academic affairs service team

• study.itee(at)oulu.fi

• In issues concerning your studies, personal study plan (PSP) you can contact your tutor teachers (coordinators):

  • Information Processing Science: Sami Pohjolainen, sami.pohjolainen(at)oulu.fi
  • Computer Science and Engineering: Henna Tiensuu, henna.tiensuu(at)oulu.fi

• Student tutors (”kummis”) will be informed later

Additional links / information

University of Oulu

Faculty of Information Technology and Electric Engineering

Oulu Business School

ICT-services

IT services for new students video

ICT-services / students

Finnish Student Health Service

University of Oulu safety info

Rules and regulations of the higher education institutions of Oulu | University of Oulu

Chemistry

Dear new International Master’s student in the Chemistry of Sustainable Processes and Materials Master’s programme.


Welcome to the University of Oulu!
General information about starting the studies


You will find general information about starting your studies and steps to be taken in university´s web-page for new degree students University of Oulu Orientation 2024 Programme for new international degree students .

Orientation week
The academic year 2024 launches with Orientation Weeks beginning on Monday 2.9.2024.
Completing your studies


The course catalogues give you an overview of your degree program, its structure, and the timing of your studies. The catalogue also describes practices related to studies. Full course catalogues for academic year 2024-2025 can be found from Peppi University of Oulu | Opinto-opas 2024-2025 .

Personal tutor teacher and tutor students


All students have a personal tutor teacher appointed by the faculty. Tutor teacher's task is to guide and advice you in the early stages of studying. The tutor teacher will introduce to you your field of studies, occupational issues, and important questions in working life. Each student in Master’s degree programme have also a designated personal tutor students who will help when studies start at University of Oulu.

Geosciences

Information for new Oulu Mining School (OMS) degree students

Here you can find information on the orientation events for new international Master's Degree students of Mineral Resources and Sustainable Mining (MRSM): Mining Engineering and Mineral Processing, or Geosciences, or the new EMJM PROMISE students arriving for the Autumn 2024.

(Incoming exchange students hosted by OMS have their own orientation events)

The academic year 2024 launches with Orientation Weeks, starting with Faculty of Technology and Oulu Mining School Information Sessions at the Linnanmaa Campus of the University of Oulu:

  • Faculty of Technology orientations for all new degree students
    • Mon 02.09.2024 at 14:15-16:00 in lecture hall L1
    • Tue 03.09.2024 at 10:15-12:00 in lecture hall L1
    • Wed 04.09.2024 12:15-13:00 in lecture hall L1
  • OMS Orientation for new MRSM Master's students
    • Mon 02.09.2024 AT 10:15-12:00 in lecture room TA101
  • OMS EMJM PROMISE Programme Kick-Off
    • Wed 04.09.2024 at 08:15-14:00 in lecture room AT115B

In addition, a general university level orientation for all new international degree students will be organized. All new international degree students should participate to this event too.

OMS Orientation Weeks for all new degree students will begin with the faculty and programme information sessions. The weeks also include other events, e.g. UniOulu Self-Hack, planning your personal studies (preparing a Personal Study Plan). Some of your courses will start already on the first week. You will also be nominated a Tutor Teacher and a Tutor Student.

Personal Study Plan: Target to choose about 3 courses per one period which will give you about 15 cr in one period: 15 cr per period / 30 cr per semester / 60 cr per academic year.

  • MRSM / Mining Engineering and Mineral Processing (MEMP), M.Sc. (Tech.)
  • MRSM / Geosciences (GEOS), M.Sc.
  • EMJM PROMISE, M.Sc. (Tech.)

Contact:

More info: Study.Technology@oulu.fi (write to the Subject MRSM/MEMP or MRSM/GEOS or PROMISE: Orientation)

Process and Environmental Engineering

Welcome to the University of Oulu!

The academic year 2024 launches with Orientation Weeks beginning on Monday 2.9.2024.

The orientation programme for Environmental Engineering will be updated here in the beginning of August.

Architecture

The orientation programme will be updated here in the beginning of August.

Education and Globalisation

First week program, Education and Globalisation Master’s programme

New students will be starting their studies on Monday, 2nd September, 2024.

  • A detailed schedule of the first weeks will be updated below and sent to all accepted students latest in August.

Learning, Education and Technology

First week program, Learning, Education and Technology Master’s programme

New students will be starting their studies on Monday, 2nd September, 2024.

  • A detailed schedule of the first weeks will be updated below and sent to all accepted students latest in August.

Biochemistry

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Geography

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Physical Sciences

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Subject Teacher training, FSci

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Computational biology and data-analysis

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Mathematical Sciences

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Subject Teacher training, Chemistry

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Mechanical Engineering

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Civil Engineering

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Archeology

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English

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History

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Information Studies

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Literature

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Cultural Anthropology

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Logopedics

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German language and culture

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Swedish Language

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Finnish Language

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Saami Culture

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Science Communication, MA

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Saami Language

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History of Sciences and Ideas

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Learning Sciences

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Primary Teacher Education

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Psychology

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Music Education

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Special Education

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Early Childhood Education

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Education Science and Educational Psychology

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Dentistry

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Medical and Wellness Technology

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Medicine

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Health Sciences

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Economics and Business Administration BSc

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International Business Management (MSc EBA)

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Financial and Management Accounting (MSc EBA)

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Business Analytics (MSc EBA)

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Marketing (MSc EBA)

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Finance (MSc EBA)

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Economics (MSc EBA)

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