The City of Oulu is home to 196,000 people, and it is the fifth largest city in Finland. The city offers everything from restaurants to hobbies – be it fashion, food, concerts, gyms, skating rinks, movies, or even skydiving. The cultural life and recreational opportunities of Oulu are versatile, and the musical events fit to every taste, varying from classical music to rock. With the student card, you will receive discounts in several places, such as stores, pharmacies, restaurants, hairdressers and barbers, and theatres.
In the city centre, you can both party at a nightclub or go fishing on the river. Skiing and jogging tracks are never far away. The bicycle network is also excellent. The buses also provide a frequent service to the main campuses Linnanmaa and Kontinkangas.
Multicultural activity center Villa Victor is run by the City of Oulu and provides a valuable meeting point for both international and Finnish people living in Oulu. It offers premises for different clubs, free Finnish courses, personal native advisors in many foreign languages such as Arabic and Chinese and much more.
- City of Oulu
Experience Oulu from different viewpoints! This site is your access to information about living, studying, visiting and doing business in Oulu, Finland.
- Visit Oulu
Find Oulu in a nutshell! History, facts and figures, photos of all four seasons
- Oulu videos
Oulu - A state of Mind is a warm-hearted short film of a vibrant, dynamic city and its people.
- Oulu weather
Take a look at the local weather in Oulu. You will also find fascinating information on climate in Finland and snow statistics.
- Oulu Airport
Here you will find more information on flight and transportation connections and Oulu airport.
- Public transport
Oulu Public Transport Authority is taking care of all the services and information related to public transport in the region of Oulu and surrounding municipalities.
- Cycling maps
Oulu is a beautiful city for cycling. Its cycleway network, the most extensive in Finland, covers the entire city and neighbouring municipalities.
- Oulu web cams
Follow the online webcast from Oulu.
- Multicultural Centre Villa Victor
Villa Victor provides activities for immigrants and Finns living in Oulu.
- Oulu International School
As an authorized IB school, the Oulu International School (OIS) offers the Primary Years and Middle Years programmes.
- Business Oulu
Business facts and companies in Oulu
Last updated: 21.2.2019