Academic Affairs Service Teams

Academic Affairs Service Teams are responsible for all study related questions and advising in their own field of study.

General information

Linnanmaa campus: 

  • Service counter is open on Mondays and Wednesdays at 11-13.
  • Service counter is closed 1. - 31.7.2022.
  • The phone service is closed 18. - 31.7.2022. 

Kontinkangas campus: 

  • Service counter is open on Wednesdays at 10-12. 
  • Service counter is closed 1. - 31.7.2022.
  • The phone service is closed 6.-8.7. ja 27. - 31.7.2022. 

Please notice that due to summer break there will be delays in answering the messages. In addition to this, there are restrictions in the accessibility of the service team especially in July.

It is recommended to contact the Academic Affairs Service Teams primarily by using the service desk email addresses. You can also call the service numbers on weekdays between 10-14.

Find your degree programme contact information below under 'For you' list.

For information on general study related matters please contact us by email 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.  

You can find instructions specific to your own study programme below.

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: Essi Hakala
  • Process and Environmental Engineering: Mariliisa Konu
  • Civil Engineering: Tarja Noponen
  • Industrial Engineering and Management: Anni Annunen
  • Exchange studies: Marita Puikkonen (Architecture: Leena Kuorelahti)
  • Traineeship: Merja Heikkilä

Other contact information

Service Manager: Katri Suorsa, tel. +358 29 448 1711

Lead specialist: Anita Pirilä, tel. +358 29 448 4004

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, 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)

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 of Dentistry                        
  • Sonja Lehto, 0294 483535 (room H2122)
Degree Programmes of Health Sciences
  • Saija Kortet, tel. +358 294 485106
Degree Programme of Biomedical Engineering and Degree Programme of Epidemiology and Data Science
  • Jaana Orava, tel. +358 294 483551

Study Guidance, Secretary

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

Degree Programme of Medicine
  • 1st year Karoliina Enckell, tel. + 358 294 484031
  • 2nd year: Anne Kallatsa, tel. +358 294 484058
  • 3rd year Aino Paakki, tel. +358 294 483200
  • 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 of Dentistry
  • Arja Palomäki, tel. +358 294 484544
Degree Programmes of Health Sciences
  • Marjo-Riitta Minkkinen, tel. +358 294 484036
Degree Programme of Biomedical Engineering and Degree Programme of Epidemiology and Data Science
  • Marjo-Riitta Minkkinen, tel. +358 294 484036
Postgraduate professional education
  • Anne Ollila, tel. +358294 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 Leaders:

  • 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 Managements Science: Outi Kanste
  • Master's Programme in Health Sciences Teacher Education: Heli Kuivila
  • Master's Programme in Biomedical Engineering : Mikko Finnilä
  • Epidemiology and Biomedical Data Science: Sylvain Sebert

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).

Starting from October 4th 2021, counters at the service point open are open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 10-12. Contacts should primarily be made using email:  study.itee(at)oulu.fi.

If needed you can call +358 (0) 294 484040 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) & Compass 2 (2nd floor)

Service Manager: Annu Perttunen, +358 294 48 7463, KM201

Lead specialist: Chao Ding (Deputy for Merja Inget), +358 294 48 7780, KE1028

 

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

Education designer / study counselling Heli Alatalo, +358 294 48 1918, KE227

Secretary Päivi Mäntyniemi, +358 294 48 1919, KE1155

Electronics and Communications Engineering (WCE, ELE)

Education designer Tuuli Junttila, +358 294 48 7388, KE1010

Secretary Vaili Jämsä-Uusitalo, +358 294 48 2878, KE1032.16

Computer Science Engineering (CSE)

Education designer Mirjami Pelkonen, +358 294 48 7350, KE228

Secretary Jaana Lehtosaari, +358 294 48 4551, KE1155

Biomedical Engineering

Education designer / study counselling Arja Poranen, +358 294 48 4858, KM203

Secretary Jaana Lehtosaari, +358 294 48 4551, KE1155

Digitalisation, Computing and Electronics (DICE)

Education designer/ study counselling Maiju Ainesmaa-Gabelle,

+358 294 48 7525, KE227

 

Incoming and outgoing exchange: Virpi Viio, 0294 48 2767, KE1009

Internships: Education designer Arja Poranen, 0294 48 4850294 48 4858, KM203

Open university: Education designer Arja Poranen, 0294 48 4850294 48 4858, KM203

Non-degree study rights: Education assistant, Aulikki Suokas, 0294 48 7356 , Compass 1

Tutor teacher and tutor studen (Kummi) coordinator: Heli Alatalo 0294 48 1918, KE227

Graduate school/UniOGS –coordinator: Teemu Pennanen, 0294487429, KM206-2

Graduate school/UniOGS –secretary: Marita Lumijärvi, 0294484197, KE1032.06

Faculty of Education

Academic Affairs Service Team, Faculty of Education

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

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

General study affairs (Secretaries):
  • Please, contact primarily via email study.education(at)oulu.fi or 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
  • 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.
Study Counselling (Education Designers):

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

Internal mail: Kompassi 2

  • Öster Aino (tel. +358 294 487364)
    • Master’s Programme in Education and Globalisation
    • Master’s Programme in Learning, Education and Technology
       
  • Hurskainen Jonna (tel +358 294 487341)
    • Educational Sciences
    • Psychology
       
  • Hurskainen Karri (tel. +358 294 487436)
    • Intercultural Teacher Education
    • Primary Teacher Education (especially master's phase) 
    • Traineeships abroad
    • Exchange studies
      • Office hours remotely via Zoom: Thursdays 9-10
         
  • Huumonen Minna (tel. +358 294 48 7413)
    • Early Childhood Education
       
  • Pekkala Hanna (tel. +358 294 487473)
    • Music Education
    • Primary Teacher Education
       
  • Pesonen Minna (tel. +358 294 48 7333)
    • Educational Sciences
    • Psychology
    • Traineeships in Finland (supported by the University of Oulu, not teaching practices), Finnish trainings
       
  • Sainio Minna (tel. +358 294 48 3660)
    • Primary Teacher Education
    • Special Education
       
  • Valppu-Paaso Hennariikka (tel. +358 294 48 3645)
    • Early childhood education

FEdu Education Designers will arrange study guidance from week 22 onwards remotely via Zoom mainly with a separate time reservation. Please take into account, study guidance times will not be available during the summer holiday period (mainly July). Zoom links for remote study guidance have been sent via email  18.5.2022 with the topic "FEdu Study guidance during summer 2022". The Zoom links are the same every week.

Secretaries:

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

Internal mail: Kompassi 1

  • Korhonen Anna (tel. +358 294 48 3682)
    • Secondary Teacher Education
    • Primary Teacher Education 
    • Intercultural Teacher Education
    • Music Education
    • Master's Programme in Education and Globalisation
    • Degrees, examinations
  • Raappana Miia (tel. +358 294 48 3641)
    • Education
    • Special Education
    • Master's programme in Learning, Education and Technology
    • Studies in sociology and psychology
Lead Specialist

Sirpa Nelo  (tel. +358 294 48 2003)
internal mail: Kompassi 1

Service Manager

Merja Peurasaari (room KE219, tel. +358 294 48 7451)

  • Education Support Services
  • Education Contracts
  • email: merja.peurasaari(at)oulu.fi
  • internal mail: Kompassi 2

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

General study affairs (Secretaries):
  • 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:

Location: Compass service point

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.

Internal mail: Kompassi 2

  • Airio Maija (tel. +358 29 448 3233)
    • History of Sciences and Ideas, Archaeology, History, Information Studies, Cultural Anthropology, Saami Culture
    • in the above mentioned main subjects: Internships in Finland
    • Subject Teacher Education
  • Hentilä Hanna (tel. +358 29 448 7414)
    • English, German Language and Culture, Swedish Language
    • in the above mentioned main subjects: Internships in Finland
    • Scandinavian Studies
    • Incoming student exchange
  • Halonen Elina (tel. +358 294 48 7576)
    • Finnish Language, Literature, Saami Language and Logopedics
    • in the above mentioned main subjects: Internships in Finland
    • Subject Teacher Education
  • Kataja Riitta (tel. +358 294 48 4050)
    • Internships Abroad
    • Outgoing student exchange
Secretaries:

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

Internal mail: Kompassi 1

  • Karjalainen Helena (tel. +358 294 48 3400)
    • Main Subjects: English, German Language and Culture and Swedish Language, Cultural Anthropology
    • Minor Subjects: Environmental Studies in the Humanities, French Language
  • Kosola Kaisa (tel.+358 294 48 3385)
    • Main Subjects: Archaeology, Information Studies, Logopedics, Finnish Language, Master's Degree Programme in Science Communication
    • Minor Subjects: fonetiikka, Museum Studies, Finnish as a Second and Foreign Language, Communication Studies, General Linguistics
  • Kynkäänniemi Päivi (puh. 0294 48 3313)
    • Main Subjects: History of Sciences and Ideas, History, Literature
    • Minor Subjects: Ancient Languages and Culture, Film Studies, Ethics, Philosophy, Japanese Studies, Art History, Future Studies
  • Uusimaa Marja (tel. +358 294 48 3221)
    • Main Subjects: Saami Culture and Language
    • Minor Subjects: Saami as a Foreign Language
Lead Specialist
  • Oili Sievola (tel. +358 294 48 3428)
    • internal mail: Kompassi 1
Service Manager
  • Merja Peurasaari (room KE226, tel. +358 294 48 7451)
    • Education Support Services
    • Education Contracts
    • email: merja.peurasaari(at)oulu.fi
    • internal mail: Kompassi 2

Oulu Business School

Academic Affairs Service Team, Oulu Business School

Academic Affairs Service team for the Oulu Business School is located at the service point Compass (Kompassi). Compass can be found at Opintokatu (see campus map).

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

General study affairs (Secretaries):
  • Please, contact primarily via email study.business(at)oulu.fi or 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
  • N.B.:if you need official transcript or degree information:
    • as a University of Oulu students, you can download an official digital transcript from WebOodi, where the degree information is also available.
    • 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.
Study Counselling (Education Designers):

e.g. planning of studies and questions related to studying:

Location: Compass service point, 1st floor (room KE1020) and 2nd floor (G2-door). If needed you can also find an elevator to the 2nf floor from room KE1020 or from Kemiankatu (near F2-door)
Internal mail: Kompassi 1 (offices in 1st floor) and Kompassi 2 (offices in 2nd floor)

  • 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
    • Traineeships in Finland (supported by the uni Oulu)
  • Larivaara Marja (tel +358 294 48 3912) (Helena Kurkela's deputy)
    • OBS’s Master's Programmes - especially international degree students
  • Kataja Riitta (tel. +358 294 48 4050)
    • Internships Abroad
    • Student Exchange
Secretaries:
  • Hannula Katja (tel. +358 294 48 2907)
  • Holmberg Marketta (tel. +358 294 48 2920)
  • Tasks: see general study affairs
  • Internal mail: Kompassi 1
Lead Specialist
  • Vuokko Iinatti (tel. +358 294 48 2922)
    • internal mail: Kompassi 1
Service Manager
  • Merja Peurasaari (room KE226, tel. +358 294 48 7451)
    • Education Support Services
    • Education Contracts
    • email: merja.peurasaari(at)oulu.fi
    • internal mail: Kompassi 2

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 

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

Faculty of Science

Academic affairs service team for the Faculty of Science is located in Compass service point. Service Desk address is study.science@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 for example 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.

  • Biology: Minna Vanhatalo
  • Geography: Outi Kivelä
  • Physics, Mathematics: Elina Jaakkola (Field of Mathematics) Maria Juntunen (Field of Physics)
  • Exchange studies: Maria Juntunen
  • Traineeship: Merja Heikkilä

Other contact information

Service Manager: Katri Suorsa, tel. +358 29 448 1711

Lead specialist: Noora Redsven, tel. +358 29 448 7541

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

Civil Engineering

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Molecular Medicine DD

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Biochemistry BSc

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Biochemistry MSc

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Industrial Engineering and Management

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Mining engineering and mineral processing

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Process and Environmental Engineering

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Mechanical Engineering

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Chemistry

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Protein Science MSc

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Geosciences

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Molecular Medicine MSc

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Information Studies

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Archeology

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English

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History

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Physical Sciences

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Literature

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Cultural Anthropology

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Logopedics

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Swedish Language

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Saami Culture

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Saami Language

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German language and culture

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Finnish Language

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Science Communication, MA

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Architecture

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Economics and Business Administration MSc

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Biology

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Business Analytics MSc (Tech)

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Learning Sciences, BA, MA

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Primary Teacher, BA, MA

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Psychology, BA, MA

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Master's Programme in Learning, Education and Technology, MA

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Music Education, BA, MA

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Special Education, BA, MA

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Intercultural Teacher Education, BA, MA

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Early Childhood Education, BA, MA

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Education/ Educational Psychology, BA, MA

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Master’s Programme in Education, MA

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Master's Programme in Education and Globalisation, MA

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Digitalisation, Computing and Electronics

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Geography

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Electronics and Communications Engineering

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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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Epidemiology and Biomedical Data Science

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Dentistry

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Medical and Wellness Technology

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Medicine

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Biomedical Engineering MHSc

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Health Sciences

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Economics and Business Administration BSc

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Mathematical Sciences

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History of Sciences and Ideas

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