Academic Affairs Service Teams

Academic Affairs Service Teams support and advice students in all study related questions.

General information

Linnanmaa campus, Compass Service Point:

  • Service counter (general study affairs) is open on Mondays and Wednesdays at 11-13.
  • Phone service of the study affairs (general study affairs) 0294 484022 is open on weekdays between 10-14
  • The service counters, service numbers and service desk address (email) provide services on general study matters such as enrollment at the university and study rights related questions.
  • Location: Opintokatu, see Linnanmaa campus map

Kontinkangas campus:

  • Service counter is open on Wednesdays at 10-14
  • Upcoming exceptions to service counter opening hours:
    • Friday 12.4. at 10-14
    • Tuesdays and Wednesdays 16.4.-30.4. at 10-14
  • Location: Aapistie 7A, 2nd floor (room K201).
  • The phone service of the study affairs 0294 48 7239 is open on weekdays between 10-14.

Please, contact the service team primarily by using the faculty-specific service desk address (email). Find your degree programme contact information and service desk address below under 'For you' list. Contact via the service desk, for example, in the following matters: study plan, study guidance, tuition fees and recognition of learning.

For information on general study related matters that are not addressed to a specific faculty or degree programme, please contact study (at) oulu.fi.

Kindly note that if you are using an email address other than the one provided to you by the University of Oulu to send personal, confidential or sensitive information to a university email address, you should use secured email. When sending information inside the university between university´s email accounts/addresses the communication is automatically secured.

For you

Faculty of Technology

Academic affairs service team for the Faculty of Technology is located in Compass service point. Service Desk address is study.technology@oulu.fi.

General study affairs (Secretaries):

  • Counters at the Compass service point are open from 14.3.2022 on Mondays and Wednesdays at 11-13.
  • If needed you can call +358 (0) 294 484022 on weekdays at 10-14
  • Questions related e.g. study rights, annual registrations, credit registrations, and graduation and preparation of degree diplomas, graduation and general study guidance

Study guidance

Education designers are helping you to plan your studies and solve study related problems.

  • Architecture: Leena Kuorelahti
  • Geosciences: Marita Puikkonen
  • Mining Engineering and Mineral Processing: Marita Puikkonen
  • Chemistry: Helena Tirri
  • Mechanical Engineering: Annika Niskakangas
  • Process and Environmental Engineering: Mariliisa Konu
  • Civil Engineering: Mari Lantto
  • Industrial Engineering and Management: Heli Vaara
  • Exchange studies: Marita Puikkonen (Architecture: Leena Kuorelahti)
  • Traineeship: Merja Heikkilä

Other contact information

Service Manager: Jonna Ojala, +358 294 481 002

Lead specialist: Anita Pirilä, tel. +358 294 484 004

UniOGS (UniOulu Graduate School): uniogs@oulu.fi

Faculty of Science

Academic Affairs Service team for the Faculty of Science is located at the service point Compass (Kompassi). Compass can be found at Opintokatu (see campus map).

Contact information: study.science@oulu.fi
Mailing address: University of Oulu, Academic Affairs, P.O.Box 8100, FIN-90014 University of Oulu
Visiting address: Academic Affairs Service Point Compass, Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 1, 90570 Oulu, Finland
Internal mail: Kompassi 1

General study affairs (Education Assistants):

  • Please, contact primarily via email study.science(at)oulu.fi or call +358 (0) 294 484022 on weekdays at 10-14
  • Questions related for example study rights, annual registrations, credit registrations, and graduation and preparation of degree diplomas, graduation and general study guidance
  • N.B. If you need official transcript or degree information:
    • as a University of Oulu students, you can download an official digital transcript and study certificate from Peppi, see instructions for downloading e-documents.
    • You can also see your degree information from studyinfo.fi -service. From the service, you can provide a link to your degree information, for instance, for an employer.

Study Councelling (Education Designers, e.g. planning of studies and questions related to studying):

When you need counselling, please send a request to study.science@oulu.fi. The meeting can be organized either as a live meeting on campus or by Teams/Zoom.

  • Biology: Minna Vanhatalo, tel. 358 29 4481491
  • Geography: Outi Kivelä, tel. +358 29 4484433
  • Physics and Exchange studies: Maria Juntunen, tel. +358 29 4487461
  • Mathematics: Elina Jaakkola, tel. +358 29 4483596
  • Traineeship: Merja Heikkilä, tel. +358 29 4487390

Other contact information

  • Lead specialist: Noora Redsven, tel. +358 29 448 7541
    • Student admissions and admission criteria
    • Support for curriculum planning
    • Issues related to the legal protection of students
  • Service Manager: Katri Suorsa, tel. +358 29 448 1711
    • Superior of the team
    • Developing education Support Services
    • Supporting the education leaders in faculty
    • Education Contracts

UniOGS (UniOulu Graduate School): uniogs@oulu.fi

Faculty of Medicine

Academic Affairs Service Team, Faculty of Medicine, Contact information

Service Desk: study.medicine@oulu.fi

Visiting address: Aapistie 7A, 90220 Oulu

Mailing address: Faculty of Medicine, P.O.Box 5000, FI-90014 Univerisity of Oulu

General study affairs, Assistants

  • Location: Aapistie 7A, 2nd floor (room K201)
  • Inner mail: 5OPIN
  • tel. +358 294 48 7239

Study Counselling, Education designers

(e.g. planning of studies and questions related to studying)

Degree Programme in Medicine
  • 1st and 2nd year Mari Saarikettu-Känsälä, tel. +358 294 483002
  • 3rd and 4th year Tiina-Mari Murtovaara, tel. +358 294 487578
  • 5th and 6th year Kaisa Loukusa, tel. +358 294 487577
Degree Programme in Dentistry
  • Sonja Lehto, 0294 483535 (room H2122)
Degree Programmes in Health Sciences
  • Saija Kortet, tel. +358 294 485106
Degree Programme in Biomedical Engineering and Degree Programme in Epidemiology and Biomedical Data Science
  • Jaana Orava, tel. +358 294 483551

Study Guidance, Assistants

(study affairs, e.g. study rights, annual registrations, credit registrations, and graduation and preparation of degree diplomas, general study guidance)

Degree Programme in Medicine
  • 1st year Karoliina Enckell, tel. + 358 294 484031
  • 2nd year: Anne Kallatsa, tel. +358 294 484058
  • 3rd year Anne Ollila, tel. +358 294 485107
  • 4th year Tuula Pirttijärvi, tel + 358 294 48396
  • 5th year Kaisa Tuominen, tel. 358 294 484542
  • 6th year Anne Salovaara, tel. + 358 294 484546
Degree Programme in Dentistry
  • Karoliina Enckell, tel. + 358 294 484031
  • Anne Kallatsa, tel. +358 294 484058
  • Tuula Pirttijärvi, tel + 358 294 48396
Degree Programmes in Health Sciences
  • Marjo-Riitta Minkkinen, tel. +358 294 484036
Degree Programme in Biomedical Engineering and Degree Programme in Epidemiology and Biomedical Data Science
  • Marjo-Riitta Minkkinen, tel. +358 294 484036
Postgraduate professional education
  • Anne Ollila, tel. +358 294 485107

International Coordinator

Elisa Mejias, +385 294 485867 (room K201 and OYS: S3 123C)

Lead Specialists

Piia Rantakokko, tel. +358 294 485603 (room K201)

Marjo Tourula, tel. +358 294 483523 (room K201)

Sercive Manager, Education Support Services, Education Contracts

Katja Pura, tel. +358 294 484195 (room K201)
email katja.pura(at)oulu.fi
internal mail 5OPIN

Faculty of Medicine

Dean of Education Petri Kulmala

Degree Programme Directors:

  • Dentistry: Ritva Näpänkangas
  • Medicine: Juha Auvinen
  • Bachelor's degree in Health Sciences: Jonna Juntunen
  • Master's programme in Nursing Science: Pirjo Kaakinen
  • Master's programme in Health Management Science: Outi Kanste
  • Master's Programme in Health Sciences Teacher Education: Heli Kuivila
  • Master's Programme in Biomedical Engineering : Anna Maijala
  • Master´s programme in Epidemiology and Biomedical Data Science: Sylvain Sebért

Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

Academic Affairs Service Team, Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

Academic Affairs Service team for the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering is located at the service point Compass (Kompassi). Compas can be found at Opintopolku (see campus map).

Contacts should primarily be made using email: study.itee(at)oulu.fi.

If needed you can call +358 (0) 294 484022 on weekdays at 10-14.

Contact information: study.itee(at)oulu.fi

Mailing address: University of Oulu, Academic Affairs, PO BOX 8100, FIN-90014 University of Oulu

Visiting address: Academic Affairs Service point Compass, Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 1, 90570 Oulu, Finland

Internal mail: Compass 1 (1st floor)

Service Manager: Jonna Ojala, +358 294 481 002

Lead specialist: Merja Inget, +358 294 487 780

Information Processing Science (GS3D/SEIS, EMSE, NJIT)

Education designer / study counselling Heli Alatalo, +358 294 48 1918

Secretary Päivi Mäntyniemi, +358 294 48 1919

Electronics and Communications Engineering (WCE, ELE)

Education designer Hanna Hentilä, +358 294 48 7388

Secretary Vaili Jämsä-Uusitalo, +358 294 48 2878

Computer Science Engineering (CSE)

Education designer Mirjami Pelkonen, +358 294 48 7350

Secretary Jaana Lehtosaari, +358 294 48 4551

Business Analytics

Education designer / study counselling Arja Poranen, +358 294 48 4858

Secretary Jaana Lehtosaari, +358 294 48 4551

Biomedical Engineering

Education designer / study counselling Arja Poranen, +358 294 48 4858

Secretary Jaana Lehtosaari, +358 294 48 4551

Digitalisation, Computing and Electronics (DICE)

Education designer/ study counselling Maiju Ainesmaa-Gabelle,

+358 294 48 7525

Incoming and outgoing exchange: Maiju Ainesmaa-Gabelle, +358 294 48 7525

Internships: Education designer Arja Poranen, +358 294 48 4858

Open university: Education designer Arja Poranen, +358 294 48 4858

Non-degree study rights: Education assistant, Aulikki Suokas, +358 294 48 7356

Tutor teacher and tutor student (Kummi) coordinator: Heli Alatalo +358 294 48 1918

Graduate school/UniOGS – Uniogs@oulu.fi

Faculty of Education and Psychology

Academic Affairs Service Team, FEP

Contact information: study.education(at)oulu.fi
Mailing address: University of Oulu, Academic Affairs, P.O.Box 8100, FIN-90014 University of Oulu
Visiting address: Academic Affairs Service Point Compass, Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 1, 90570 Oulu, Finland
Internal mail: Kompassi 1

Study Guidance, Education Designers

Support and guidance in all study related questions, for example, the study plan, study guidance of recognition of learning, tuition fees etc.

  • Autio Tiia (tel. +358 294 487374)
    • Master’s Programme in Education and Globalisation
    • Master’s Programme in Learning, Education and Technology
    • Traineeships in Finland (supported by the University of Oulu, not teaching practices)
    • Traineeships abroad (for EdGlo and LET students)
      • Office hours on campus: Tuesdays 12-13 / Compass Service Point, room KE1020-3
      • Office hours remotely (Zoom): Wednesdays 10-11

  • Hurskainen Karri (tel. +358 294 487436)
    • Intercultural Teacher Education
    • Primary Teacher Education (especially master's phase)
    • Traineeships abroad
    • Exchange studies
    • Office hours on campus: Wednesdays 13-14 / KE1020-2, Compass 1 Service Point
    • Office hours remotely (Zoom): Thursdays 9-10

  • Sainio Minna (tel. +358 294 48 3660)
    • Primary Teacher Education
    • Special Education

  • Kettunen Laura (tel. +358 294 487473)
    • Music Education
    • Primary Teacher Education

  • Hurskainen Jonna (tel +358 294 487341)
    • Psychology
    • Learning Sciences

  • Huumonen Minna (tel. +358 294 48 7413)
    • Early Childhood Education

  • Kyllönen Katariina (tel. +358 294 48 7584)
    • Early childhood education

  • Maaninka Laura (tel. +358 294 48 7464)
    • Educational Sciences
    • Early childhood education

Faculty of Education and Psychology Education Designers arrange weekly, open office hours both remotely and on campus. On campus study guidance will be held in the Compass 1 Service Point rooms. Office hours will not be organized during week 10.

Spring 2024 office hours will begin during week 2.

The times mentioned below are “walk-in” times and do not require a separate appointment. Remote study guidance via Zoom – link to Zoom office hours have been sent to student email lists on 5th January 2024.

General study affairs, Education assistants

Study affairs, e.g. study rights, annual registrations, credit registrations, general study advising, and graduation and preparation of degree diplomas.

  • Korhonen Anna (tel. +358 294 48 3682)
    • Secondary Teacher Education
    • Primary Teacher Education
    • Music Education
    • Intercultural Teacher Education
    • Master's Programme in Education and Globalisation
    • Master's programme in Learning, Education and Technology
    • Exchange studies
    • Degrees, examinations

  • Raappana Miia (tel. +358 294 48 7368)
    • Education
    • Special Education
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Psychology
    • Learning Sciences
    • Minor studies in sociology
    • Degrees, examinations

  • N.B. If you need official transcript or degree information:
    • as a University of Oulu students, you can download an official digital transcript from Peppi - Atomi system.
    • You can also see your degree information from studyinfo.fi -service (studyinfo.fi/). From studyinfo.fi -service, you can provide a link to your degree information, for instance, for an employer.Education Assistants:
Lead Specialists
  • Valppu-Paaso Hennariikka (tel. +358 294 48 3645)
    • Student admissions and admission criteria
    • Support for curriculum planning
    • Issues related to the legal protection of students
  • Tuomi Anne (tel +358 294 48 7404)
    • Student admissions and admission criteria, especially international programmes
    • Support for curriculum planning, especially international programmes
    • Issues related to the legal protection of students, especially international programmes
Service Manager
  • Merja Peurasaari (tel. +358 294 48 7451)
    • FEP students harassment contact person
    • Person responsible for services adn their development
    • Supporting the education leaders in faculty
    • Education Contracts
    • Superior of the team
    • email: merja.peurasaari(at)oulu.fi

Faculty of Humanities

Academic Affairs Service Team, Faculty of Humanities

Academic Affairs Service team for the Faculty of Humanities is located at the service point Compass (Kompassi). Compass can be found at Opintokatu (see campus map).

Contact information: study.humanities(at)oulu.fi
Mailing address: University of Oulu, Academic Affairs, P.O.Box 8100, FIN-90014 University of Oulu
Visiting address: Academic Affairs Service Point Compass, Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 1, 90570 Oulu, Finland
Internal mail: Kompassi 1

General study affairs (Education Designers):
  • Please, contact primarily via email study.humanities(at)oulu.fi or call +358 (0) 294 484022 on weekdays at 10-14
  • Questions related to e.g. study rights, annual registrations, credit registrations, and graduation and preparation of degree diplomas, graduation and general study guidance
  • N.B. If you need official transcript or degree information:
    • as a University of Oulu students, you can download an official digital transcript and study certificate from Peppi, see instructions for downloading e-documents.
    • You can also see your degree information from studyinfo.fi -service. From the service, you can provide a link to your degree information, for instance, for an employer.
Study Counselling (Education Designers, e.g. planning of studies and questions related to studying):

When you need counselling, please send a request to study.humanities@oulu.fi. The meeting can be organized either as a live meeting on campus or by Teams/Zoom.

  • Airio Maija (tel. +358 29 448 3233)
    • History of Sciences and Ideas, Archaeology, History, Information Studies, Cultural Anthropology, Saami Culture
    • Internships in Finland (in the above mentioned main subjects)
    • Subject Teacher Education
  • Isoviita Johanna (tel. +358 29 448 7414)
    • English, German Language and Culture, Swedish Language
    • Internships in Finland (in the above mentioned main subjects)
    • Internships Abroad
    • Scandinavian Studies
    • Incoming and outgoing student exchange
  • Halonen Elina (tel. +358 294 48 7576)
    • Finnish Language, Literature, Saami Language and Logopedics
    • Internships in Finland (in the above mentioned main subjects)
    • Subject Teacher Education
Lead Specialist
  • Oili Sievola (tel. +358 294 48 3428)
    • Student admissions and admission criteria
    • Support for curriculum planning
    • Issues related to the legal protection of students
Service Manager
  • Katri Suorsa (tel. +358 294 48 1711)
    • Superior of the team
    • Developing education Support Services
    • Supporting the education leaders in faculty
    • Education Contracts

Oulu Business School

Academic Affairs Service Team, OBS

Contact information: study.business (at) oulu.fi
Mailing address: University of Oulu, Academic Affairs, P.O.Box 8100, FIN-90014 University of Oulu
Visiting address: Academic Affairs Service Point Compass, Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 1, 90570 Oulu, Finland
Internal mail: Kompassi 1

If you need personal advice or guidance for your studies, please contact us to arrange the face-to-face meeting in Compass service point or remote meeting (Teams / Zoom).

Study Counselling, Education Designers (e.g. planning of studies and questions related to studying):
  • Heikkinen Pia (tel. +358 294 48 7778)
    • Degree Programme in Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor)
  • Kelloniemi Heini (tel. +358 294 48 5646)
    • OBS’s Master's Programmes, especially 3+2 Master students (i.e. Master stage for students with OBS Bachelor) and Accounting Master, Finnish students
    • Traineeships in Finland (supported by the uni Oulu)
  • Kurkela Helena (tel +358 294 48 7675)
    • OBS’s Master's Programmes, especially international students
  • Larivaara Marja (tel +358 294 48 3912)
    • Degree programme in International Business Management (BSc & MSc)
  • Mejias Elisa (tel. +358 294 48 5867)
    • Student Exchange
    • Internships Abroad
    • Double Degree programmes
General study affairs, Education Assistants:
  • Questions related e.g. study rights, annual registrations, credit registrations, and graduation and preparation of degree diplomas, graduation and general study guidance
  • Eskonniemi Minttu (tel. +358 294 48 2907)
    • primarily Degree Programme in Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor)
  • Ruokonen Saana (tel. +358294 487302)
    • primarily international bachelor and master's programmes, and double degree programmes
Lead Specialist
  • Forsberg Eija (tel. +358 294 48 2773)
    • Student admissions and admission criteria
    • Support for curriculum planning (for Faculty and Degree Programmes)
    • Issues related to the legal protection of students
Service Manager
  • Peurasaari Merja (tel. +358 294 48 7451)
    • OBS students harassment contact person
    • Person responsible for services and their development
    • Supporting the education leaders in faculty
    • Education Contracts
    • Superior of the service team
    • email: merja.peurasaari(at)oulu.fi

Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

Academic Affairs Service Team, Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Contact information

Service Desk: study.fbmm@oulu.fi

Visiting address: Aapistie 7A, 90220 Oulu

Mailing address: Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, P.O.Box 5000, FI-90014 Univerisity of Oulu

General study affairs, Secretaries

  • Location: Aapistie 7A, 2nd floor (room K201)
  • Inner mail: 5OPIN
  • tel. +358 294 48 7239

Study Counselling, Education designer

(e.g. planning of studies and questions related to studying)

Jari Heikkinen, puh. +358 294 481208

Remote appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 14-15 (Zoom)

Study Guidance, Secretary

(study affairs, e.g. study rights, annual registrations, credit registrations, and graduation and preparation of degree diplomas, general study guidance)

Kaisa Tuominen, puh. +358 294 484542

Lead Specialists

Piia Rantakokko, tel. +358 294 485603 (room K201)

Marjo Tourula, tel. +358 294 483523 (room K201)

Sercive Manager, Education Support Services, Education Contracts

Katja Pura, tel. +358 294 484195 (room K201)
email katja.pura(at)oulu.fi
internal mail 5OPIN

Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

Dean of Education Tuomo Glumoff

Biochemistry (Bachelor's degree) Renata Prunskaite-Hyyryläinen

Biochemistry (Master's degree) Alexander Kastaniotis

Biochemistry

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Geography

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Biology

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Physical Sciences

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Computational biology and data-analysis

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Process and Environmental Engineering

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Industrial Engineering and Management

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Architecture

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Archeology

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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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Finnish Language

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Saami Culture

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Science Communication, MA

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History of Sciences and Ideas

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Learning Sciences

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Learning, Education and Technology

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Music Education

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Special Education

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Intercultural Teacher Education

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Early Childhood Education

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Education Science and Educational Psychology

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Education and Globalisation

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Business Analytics MSc (Tech)

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Digitalisation, Computing and Electronics

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Biomedical Engineering MSc (Tech)

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Information Processing Science

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Computer Science and Engineering

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