Oulu Business School

Oulu Business School is an AACSB accredited international research and educational institute for economic sciences.

We offer excellent opportunities to study all major fields in business and economics. Combined with the international and inspiring atmosphere and diverse teaching methods, you gain a prestigious university degree and the skills to succeed in the future business life.
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At the Oulu Business School, we conduct multidisciplinary business research that meets the needs of companies and the society in a changing world. The research carried out in our three research units is of high international quality.

The focus themes of our research are:

  • business dynamics, networks, and models in transforming contexts
  • responsibility and sustainability in business relationships, digitalizing services, and brands
  • sustainable accounting, economics, and finance
  • organizations, entrepreneurship, and innovation in the global context
  • digitalization and business analytics
  • data-intensive digital products and services, and responsible business
  • business futures, ecosystems, and business models
  • the role of managerial traits in insider trading, tax non-compliance, and other business outcomes

Research units


We educate experts for the needs of modern work life in the fields of economics, accounting, finance, marketing, international business management, and business analytics. For international students, we have a bachelor's degree programme in international business management, six master’s degree programmes and a doctoral degree programme taught in English. Our executive MBA programmes are taught only in Finnish.

Read more about the international programmes below and apply to study business and economics at the AACSB accredited Oulu Business School.

Alumni career stories


We treasure the interaction with our alumni, companies and organisations, and public sector. We want to create meaningful collaboration between academic research and business practice and spread the knowledge beyond our campus.

Organisation and contact information

Visiting address

Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 1, 90570 Oulu (Door X, Linnanmaa campus)

Postal address

Oulu Business School, P.O. BOX 4600, FIN-90014 University of Oulu, Finland

Telephone number

Oulu Business School general administration (excl. study related matters): +358 294 483913

In study related matters, please contact the Academic Affairs team by email (study.business(at)oulu.fi) or by telephone (+358 294 484022). The number is open Mon-Fri from 10 am to 2 pm.

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