Fulbright Finland Foundation and the University of Oulu Sign a New Partnership Agreement

University of Oulu is pleased to announce its newest partnership. UniOulu has signed an agreement with the Fulbright Finland Foundation, launching the Fulbright-University of Oulu Scholar Award. This collaboration opens a new opportunity for U.S. scholars to conduct research and teach here, in University of Oulu, one of the northernmost international science universities in the world.

The new Award funds visits of 3-9 months, and it can be awarded in any field represented at the University of Oulu.

“We are very pleased to deepen our long-standing relationship with the Fulbright Finland Foundation. This agreement demonstrates our commitment to enhancing our relationships and visibility within the U.S scientific community. We are delighted to welcome talented Fulbright scholars to the university to collaborate and create scientific and societal impact together”, says Jouko Niinimäki, Rector of the University of Oulu.

This sponsored award is the newest addition to the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards to Finland that offer U.S. scholars opportunities to teach and conduct research at Finnish higher education institutions. The application round for visits during the academic year 2024-25 will open in early February 2023.

The Fulbright Finland Foundation (Fulbright Suomi -säätiö sr.) is a private, not-for-profit organization based in Helsinki, Finland. With the purpose of promoting a wider exchange of knowledge and professional talents through educational contacts between Finland and the United States, the Foundation collaborates with a range of government, foundation, university and corporate partners on both sides of the Atlantic to design and manage study and research scholarships, leadership development programs, and internationalization services. The Foundation support the internationalization of education and research in Finland, and helps U.S. and Finnish institutions create linkages.

More information about the Fulbright-University of Oulu Scholar Award will be made available on the Foundation’s website.

Last updated: 21.12.2022