New student: get acquainted with EXAM

Electronic examination service EXAM is University of Oulu's and Oulu University of Applied Sciences' shared system, which is used to perform exams.

In EXAM the exams can be performed in two ways: due to student's own schedule in video supervised EXAM rooms or as a By Your Own Device -exam due to schedule and place determined by the teacher outside the supervised EXAM rooms.

Oulu EXAM owns four EXAM rooms, which are located in Linnanmaa, Dentopolis, Oamk Kontinkangas and Oamk Oulainen campuses. All students of University of Oulu and Oulu University of Applied Sciences can use these four rooms. More information about EXAM premises.

EXAM visit is a service offered by Universities that use EXAM. EXAM visit means, that you can borrow EXAM rooms of other Universities for completing your exams. You can perform University of Oulu's exams for example in Rovaniemi or Joensuu. There are some limitations for performing exams as EXAM visit, so get to know these limitations well before making an EXAM visit reservation. More information about EXAM visit.

You can practice the use of EXAM by a test exam. There are also interactive pen displays in the EXAM rooms, which you can practice using by another test exam. More information about test exams.

Student's EXAM instructions in English can be found on On the page there is a section for current issues, so follow the page by saving it in your browser bookmarks!

We wish you luck with the beginning autumn semester!

Oulu EXAM Admins

Last updated: 3.8.2023