Studies at University of Oulu 2015-2016

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

Master's Programme in International Business Management

The International Business Management education focuses on managing and leading international businesses. The topics are combined from different fields of managing business, which makes international business management a truly multidisciplinary field of studies. The distinctive nature of the education materializes through the combination of the problematics of management and international business especially from the viewpoints of innovativeness and entrepreneurship. The education includes four core learning themes: theories and concepts of international business management, organizational applications, leadership execution, and own insights to international business management. A close connection between theory and practice is maintained in research, teaching and company projects. During the studies, the students are involved in and actively participating in assignments for both small and large companies.

The programme aims to give students the tools needed in managing, creating, and developing various kinds of international organizations, including new ventures. Teaching that combines theoretical and practical aspects both in the contents and teaching methods provides tools and skills to create and manage growth oriented, knowledge based business in dynamic and global business environments.

Kati Leinonen

Basic information

Name of the Degree: 
Master of Science (MSc) in Economics and Business Administration
Duration of studies: 
2 years
ECTS Credits: 
Language of Instruction: 
Graduate Profiles: 
Business Development Manager
HR Manager
Management Consultant
Location of Instruction: 
+358 (0)294 487784
sinikka.moilanen (at)
+358 (0)294 483910
irene.lehto (at)
Tuition fees for citizens of non EU/EEA member states: 
No tuition fee


Next Application Period: 
December 15, 2014 - January 30, 2015 (16.00 UCT +2)