11 percent increase in the number of international master's programmes applications at Oulu Business School
Altogether 939 applications were submitted to the Oulu Business School’s international master’s degree programmes. The application period ended 22 January, 2020. The number increased by 11 percent from the previous year (2019: 847). International Business Management was the second most popular programme in the University of Oulu.
The first Finnish professor specialising in brand management has been appointed at the University of Oulu. Docent Saila Saraniemi, Doctor of Science in Economics and Business Administration, started in the position at the beginning of this year.
Graduation with old degree structure will end in July 31, 2020. This concerns students in international master’s programmes whose right to study has started in fall 2013 or earlier.
The SOLOGS project of the University of Oulu examines the ideal location and most reasonable logistics for the social and health care service network in the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The results of the project, which will be completed in autumn 2020, are already attracting interest.
Digital health technology is one of the most important research themes at the University of Oulu. The DigiHealth project also takes researchers to the corridors of Oulu University Hospital.
Thursday the 7th November is the 100-year anniversary celebration of the Foundation for Economic Education in Finland.
Pentti Pikkarainen, PhD (Econ), has been appointed Professor of Practice at the Oulu Business School.
Professor Mikko Puhakka was awarded a € 15,000 award for his merits in economics research and education by the Finnish Cultural Foundation's North Ostrobothnia Regional Found in May 17, 2019.
Nyt voit vaikuttaa suomalaisten yritysten digiosaamiseen ja -valmiuksiin!
In the Arctic Spirit conference in Rovaniemi November 2017, Arctic 5 universities and cities (Oulu, Rovaniemi, Luleå, Umeå and Tromso) decided to set up a joint taskforce to improve cross-border co
A high quality research and education of Oulu Business School (OBS) has been recognized again with the extension of international AACSB accreditation. OBS was the fourth business school in the Nordic countries to earn the initial accreditation in 2013. Now it is one of the longest accredited business schools in the Nordic countries.
Oulu Business School received altogether 847 applications to its five international master’s programmes. The number is higher than before the introduction of tuition fees. This year, the University of Oulu has a stricter scholarship programme and language requirements compared to previous year.
Researchers from the University of Oulu are involved in a large-scale international study, which shows that genetic factors partly explain risk behaviour. The effect of individual genes on risk behaviour is low, but the interaction of genes is significant.
University of Oulu and Oulu University of Applied Sciences reinforce women’s high-growth entrepreneurship, career opportunities and business expertise in the international fPlaza project. The aim is to develop and pilot three entrepreneurship and business management training programs for women in entrepreneurial or leading positions.
Oulu Business School was ranked for the first time by the Times Higher Education World University Ranking.
Juha Tuunainen and Anu Kajamaa won the award of Best Practice-oriented Paper at the Academy of Management's annual conference in Chicago, USA.
70 % suomalaisyrityksistä panostaa digiratkaisuihin lähivuosina - Nyt luodaan uusia palveluja ja liiketoimintamalleja
Yritykset hakevat digitalisaatiosta ratkaisuja kilpailukyvyn vauhdittamiseksi. Yli kaksikolmasosaa eli noin 69 % suomalaisyrityksistä sanoo panostavansa digiratkaisuihin seuraavan kahden vuoden sisällä. Eniten aiotaan luoda uusia palveluja ja liiketoimintamalleja. Tämä ilmenee Oulun yliopiston kauppakorkeakoulun ja VTT:n selvityksestä, jossa kartoitettiin suomalaisyritysten digitalisaatioon liittyviä näkemyksiä, tavoitteita ja haasteita.
“SOLOGS - Low Carbon Logistics in Local Social and Health Care Services” -project continues healthcare related research collaboration between Geoinformatics and Logistics in University of Oulu.
President Martti Ahtisaari believes it is important to promote the Nordic social model. “Everyone should be able to feel good as part of the society and able to develop their skills and abilities. This kind of society is a good society, and one that develops”, he said while speaking on 23 May at the Maailma Nyt! Special Forum at the University of Oulu, run by the institute, which carries his name. The forum was the main event of the 10th jubilee year of Martti Ahtisaari Institute.
Oulu Business School's first emeritus/emerita university researcher Dr. Saara Pekkarinen begins her emerita periot in the beginning of June, 2018.
The population in the Arctic is declining, and the population grows increasingly old, concludes a new Business Index North report. Along with lower levels of education, this constitutes significant challenges.
Sauli Sohlo from Martti Ahtisaari Institute has been appointed as the Chair of the AACSB International European Affinity Group for 2018.
The Foundation for Economic Education board has on No
Olli Rehn enjoyed his morning coffee in the University of Oulu on August 10th. After that, he shared his views of the current situation of Finnish economy.