Selected to National Master's Programme

If you have been selected to National Master's Programme, you have already a Bachelor degree from a Finnish university or university of applied sciences. You will study two years and receive Master of Science degree. Please, follow the instructions on this page regarding to the beginning of your studies.

Before You Begin Your Studies

You should confirm your study place as well as enroll and register to the university before you begin your studies. In addition, you should activate your user account for systems and services of the university. You will need access into computers and information systems already during the Orientation Week.

If you need inforfmation on housing, residence permit or other general matters, please, see the university-level information.

Beginning of Your Studies

Your studies will begin in Linnanmaa campus in the lecture hall L2 on Monday, September 3rd, 2018 at 8:30 am.

See the campus map to find the location.

Orientation Week

It is highly recommended to participate in Orientation week that is arranged from Monday, September 3rd to Friday, September 7th, 2018. During the week, you will receive information on University of Oulu and your forthcoming studies as well as you will get acquainted with other students. You will also familiarise with Information Processing Science and personnel teaching it.

Orientation Week Programme (in Finnish, updated 22.8.2018)

Degree Programme Info (in Finnish, updated 6.9.2018)

First Period

First courses will begin on Monday, September 3rd, 2018. Teaching is organised into four periods (two in autumn semester and two in spring semester)  in University of Oulu. In addition, some courses are also offered during summer time. In the academic year 2018-2019, the first period lasts till October 26th.

My first timetable (in Finnish, updated 22.8.)

More Information? Questions?

If some matter is unclear or you need more information, for example, regarding to exceptions on the beginning of your studies, do not hesitate to contact study councellor Heli Alatalo (Heli.Alatalo (at)

Last updated: 6.9.2018