Orientation for exchange students
studies at the University of Oulu. Programme includes important matters such as university practices, student services and permits. Faculties will also organise separate study info sessions to their students. We strongly recommend that all incoming
exchange students participate in the Orientation.
General Orientation session
The Orientation for spring term 2024 will be organized on January 4, 2024 starting at 8.15. Please note that the Orientation is organised on Linnanmaa campus, and online participation is not possible. Orientation is mandatory for study exchange students.
Spring term 2024 programme
8:15 Coffee & buns
Meet the other exchange students and International Mobility Services staff over a cup of coffee or tea. Coffee will be served outside lecture room L1.
09:00 Welcome to Oulu! (Room L4)
Greetings from the Director of Academic Affairs
09:10 Introduction to Student Services
Info on academic practices, Finnish identity code, insurances, health care etc.
10:30 - 11:00 I Wish I'd Known
11:00 - 11:15 Erasmus Student Network Oulu
Meet the ESN Oulu representatives.
11:15 - 12:00 PSOAS Housing Info
Housing Manager Jari Simonen tells about the dos and don'ts of living in a PSOAS apartment.
12:00 Lunch break
13:00 UniOulu students continue in room L4
14.00 Faculty Study Info Sessions
Please see the time and venue of your faculty's info session from the menu at the bottom of the page.
We reserve the right to changes.
Faculty study info sessions
Faculty study info sessions are organised in conjunction with the Orientation. Participating in the faculty study info is important so that you get to know your international coordinator and get acquainted with the faculty's practicalities. Please see detailed information by clicking on the faculty to which you have been accepted to.
Below please find the materials for the Orientation presentations from the Autumn 2023 exchange student orientation.