Studies at University of Oulu 2013-2014

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 Chemistry

The Chemistry Department of the University of Oulu has focused its teaching and research on materials chemistry and green chemistry. Materials chemistry combines molecular nanotechnology, catalysts, light-emitting microstructures and their computational studies. Green chemistry aims to create tomorrow’s environmentally-friendly society.

Juha Sarkkinen

Basic information

Intake 2013: 
55 (+10 Subject Teacher)
Duration of Studies: 
5 years (3+2)
ECTS Credits: 
300 (180+120)
Language of Instruction: 
Graduate Profiles: 
Laboratory Chief Analyst
Research and Development Director
Product Developer
Chemistry tTacher
Location of Instruction: 
+358 (0)294 481632
marja.lajunen (at)
+358 (0)294 481639
vieno.kopsa-moilanen (at)


Next Application Period: 
March 4 - April 3 (16:15 GMT+3), 2013

The degree programme is applied for through the joint application system at The language of instruction in the degree programme is Finnish. Read more detailed information about admission requirements and applying from The Applicant’s Guide 2013.