Transfer Student Application

If you are studying for a degree at a Finnish University and would like to change your place of study, you can apply through transfer application.

Apply transfer to University of Oulu

The next transfer application period for English-taught programmes is 2 -16 May 2024. Application period begins at 8.00/ 8am (GMT +3) and ends at 15.00/ 3pm (GMT+3).

Who can apply?

The transfer application is aimed at students enrolled in studies leading to a Finnish higher education degree in University and who wish to transfer their study right from one Finnish University to University of Oulu or within University of Oulu from one degree programme or major to another.

University of Oulu does not currently admit transfer students from foreign higher education institutions or from University of Applied Sciences.

You must have a valid right to study and be registered as either an attending or non-attending student at the university from which you are transferring. The right to study to be transferred must be clearly expressed in the application phase.

Deadlines

Application period in Spring 2024

  • Apply on studyinfo.fi 2 -16 May, 2024, 15.00/3pm (GMT +3)
  • Upload all required attachments to application form by May 23, 2024, 15.00/3pm (GMT +3)
  • Results will be published by July 4, 2024
  • Confirm your study place July 11, 2024, 15.00/3pm (GMT +3)
  • Enroll for the academic year by (will be updated later)

Application period in Autumn 2023

  • Apply on studyinfo.fi at the latest November 15, 2023, 15.00/3pm (GMT +3)
  • Upload all required attachments to application form by November 22, 2023, 15.00/3pm (GMT +3)
  • Results will be published by December 11, 2023
  • Confirm your study place December 18, 2023, 15.00/3pm (GMT +3)
  • Enroll for the academic year by December 20, 2023, 15.00/3pm (GMT +3)

Language requirements

All applicants must prove their English language proficiency. The following gives you the detailed rules concerning the language requirements.

Siirtohaussa englanninkielisiin koulutukseen haettaessa sinun tulee osoittaa englannin kielen taitosi. Vaatimukset ovat samat kuin 1. yhteishaussa Bachelor-koulutuksiin haettaessa.

Tuition fees and scholarships

Previous study right ends

Kun otat uuden opiskelupaikan vastaan siirtohaun jälkeen niin, että korkeakoulusi tai tavoitetutkintosi If you are admitted based on your transfer application in Spring intake your new study right begins on 1 August and the former right to study will expire at the end of the term preceding the transfer, on 31 July.

If you are admitted based on your transfer application in Autumn intake your new study right begins on 1 January and the former right to study will expire at the end of the term preceding the transfer, on 31 December.

First-time applicant in Finland?

University of Oulu offers over 20 international degree programmes taught in English.