Considering a degree programme change? You can now apply for transfer!

Do you feel that you would like to change your place to study? You can apply for transfer in transfer application between 2–16 May 2024 if your Bachelor´s studies in the Finnish university are unfinished. You can apply for transfer from one Finnish university to the University of Oulu or within the University of Oulu from one degree programme or major to another.

During this application period, there are 43 degree programmes available. Three of them are in English: Degree Programme in Digitalisation, Computing and Electronics, Degree Programme in Electronics and Communications Engineering, and Degree Programme in Information Processing Science.

You will find more information about the transfer application of the University of Oulu at our website. Applications are made online at

Notice that you must have enough study time to finish your degree in target time, as the study time will not be extended. The new study right begins on 1 August 2024.

You can apply transfer to University of Oulu twice a year. Application period is organized in Autumn and Spring. The autumn transfer application is specific to the University of Oulu, while the spring transfer application is common to all universities in Finland. University of Oulu does not currently admit transfer students from foreign higher education institutions or from University of Applied Sciences.

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Last updated: 2.5.2024