Apply for Fab Academy

Fab Academy is a 5-month hands-on distributed learning experience where you will learn how to Make Almost Anything utilizing Fab Lab tools. Fab Academy is directed by Prof. Neil Gershenfeld from MIT. Students will get support from our Fab Lab instructors. 


Application period for Fab Academy is opened till 23rd December 2020.

Fab Academy is a 5-month distributed learning experience where students all around the world learn how to fabricate “almost” anything. Electronics fabrication, embedded programming, 2D and 3D modelling, 3D scanning and printing, machine design and fabrication, quick prototyping or project management are just some of the skills Fab Academy students will get at the end of the course. All in all, students will learn most of the processes that can be utilized in a Fab Lab. In 2020, around 60 nodes from all around the world have participated in the program.

The Academia is directed and lectured by Neil Gershenfeld director MIT’s Center For Bits and Atoms. Our local instructors support students to complete their weekly project. All our instructors are experts who have graduated from Fab Academy in previous years.

Fab Lab Oulu has excelled graduating 34 out of its 36 students in the last 5 years.

You can get more information regarding registration instructions in our site: You can also reach our Fab Lab staff through

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Last updated: 4.12.2020