Studies at University of Oulu 2012-2013

The University of Oulu offers study opportunities with a solid academic foundation ranging from 5-6 year degree programmes and master’s programmes to doctoral training. There are also several possibilities such as open university studies, executive training and continuing education for developing and maintaining skills and competencies.

In addition to a variety of student exchange programmes, international master’s degree programmes in English are offered in six fields of study, making the university an international study environment.

5-6 Year Degree Programmes

Degree Programme in Management and International Business

The degree programme in Management and International Business has two majors: Management and International Business. The programme aims to give students the tools needed in managing, creating and developing various kinds of business organizations, also new ventures. Management’s teaching provides theoretical and practical tools and skills to create and manage growth oriented, knowledge based business in dynamic and global business environments.

Typical jobs include strategic management and leadership functions, knowledge management, human resources management and entrepreneurship in globally oriented private and public organizations. International Business as a subject focuses on the practices of international business among internationalizing and growth-oriented companies within high technology, knowledge-based contexts, or service oriented businesses. International business graduates often work in international and internationalizing companies and organizations in various managerial or expert positions. Typical jobs involve international sales and marketing, product and service business development and operational and strategic expert, management and development tasks in firms.

Kati Leinonen

Basic information

30 (Management) + 20 (IB)
Duration of Studies: 
5 years (3+2)
ECTS Credits: 
300 (180+120)
Language of Instruction: 
Finnish and English
Graduate Profiles: 
HR manager
Sourcing Manager
Business Analyst
Location of Instruction: 
+358 (0)294 482595
tuija.mainela (at)
+358 (0)294 482984
tuija.lamsa (at)
+358 (0)294 483924
lauri.haapanen (at)


Next Application Period: 
4.3.2013 to 3.4.2013

The degree programme is applied for through the joint application system at, the applicant must select either International Business or Management. Detailed information about admission requirements and applying is only available in Finnish.