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.

International Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences

The Faculty of Science is the second biggest educational unit in Sciences in Finland and one of the most multi-disciplinary units at the University of Oulu. It consists of all the traditional natural sciences and the mathematical sciences. The Faculty offers an interesting variety of natural sciences to study. The Faculty consists of eight departments and the number of students enrolled is approximately 4000, the annual intake being approximately 500 students. Great emphasis is placed on the high quality of research, particularly international recognition. The present focus areas in research are:

  • Information technology and its applications
  • Mathematical modelling and computation methods
  • Research on genes
  • Structure and dynamic processes of the Earth and Space
  • Natural resources and ecosystems in the North
  • The structure of matter and synthetic methodology
  • Multidisciplinary environmental research
Seppo Rytkönen

Basic information

Main Campus Location: 
+358 (0)294 481052
heikki.kuoppala (at)


Application Period: 
December 2nd 2013 – January 31st 2014 (16.00 GMT +2)