For new employee

Welcome to work at the University of Oulu!

This page contains some essential practical information related to your employment at the University of Oulu. It supports the overall orientation arranged by your unit.

Arriving from Abroad

When you are arriving from abroad, please go through International staff guide in addition to this page.

The international staff guide contains very important actions that should get done right after your arrival to Finland ("Obligations after arrival").

Before Employment Relationship

Employment Relationship Begins

When your employment relationship starts, you find useful information about employment matters and continuing your orientation in intranet Patio (link opens to internal pages, a staff user account required). You can explore the campuses in more detail at the link below.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to be in contact with your Line Manager and Human Resources Services you reach from service address hr(at)

By following actively intranet Patio you stay tooned about the latest news and events at the University of Oulu!

We will help you settling in Oulu

Starting a new job in a new country with a new culture and far away from home is exciting and challenging at the same time. We want to make you feel supported and help you settle in Oulu. We offer a wide a wide range of services for you.

Working Time

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