New Students | Study Place Confirmation and Registration

All new students admitted to the University of Oulu are required to confirm their study place and register to the University.

Study Place Confirmation and Registration

Degree students

Degree students confirm their study place in My Studyinfo service. If you don’t confirm your study place by the due date, you will lose the study place. Confirm your study place after you have received an email notification with instructions on how to do the confirmation digitally.

  • Students accepted to English taught education from the Joint application to Higher Education or Double Degree Programmes need to confirm their study place by July 10, 2020 at 15.00 / 3.00 pm (GMT +3).
  • Students accepted to Finnish taught education from the Joint application need to confirm their study place by July 15, 2020 at 15.00 / 3.00 pm (GMT +3).
  • Those students who have been accepted after 28th of June need to confirm their study place in 10 days from the date of acceptance notification.

All new students have to register to University either as a present or absent.

  • Registration must be done by August 12, 2020, at 15.00 / 3:00 pm. Deadline for new International Master's students to register either as present or absent is September 30, 2020
  • University registration opens May 2, 2020 and it is done through My Studyinfo service. Students registering as present have to pay the Student Union Membership fee at the time of registration.
  • You can only register as present to the whole academic year. 
  • If you are unable to register digitally or you have to register as an absent student, you must register at Academic Affairs Service Point.

If your acceptance is conditional, you will not be able to register until your acceptance becomes confirmed. You will then receive an email with the instructions on how to proceed.

  • For students graduating after the application period that are conditionally accepted to a Master’s degree programme the deadline to submit certified copies of your degree certificate and transcript is July 30, 2020 by 15.00 (GMT+3).
  • For students graduating after the application period that are conditionally accepted to a Bachelor`s degree programme the deadline to submit certified copies of your degree certificate and transcript is July 15, 2020 by 15.00 (GMT+3). 

Exchange students

Confirm your exchange period in SoleMOVE application database. The Student Union fee payment is made upon arrival during the orientation, more information is given during the Orientation info session on Tuesday Sept 1 at 10-14.

Registering as absent

Registering as an absent student is done at Academic Affairs Service Point. Read more of: registering as absent (new student).

Activation of the student's user account

The system creates the new student's user account after you have first confirmed your study place and registered to the University. Your user account is created at the earliest on August 1st and it will be ready to use only when you activate it. More information on activation of the student's user account here.

Last updated: 21.2.2020