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.

Other Master's Programmes (2015-2016)

Natural Sciences

At the University of Oulu, education in natural sciences is offered between four faculties:

  • Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
  • Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
  • Faculty of Science
  • Oulu Mining School

These four faculties offer the traditional natural sciences and the mathematical sciences. The Faculties offer an interesting variety of natural sciences to study.

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 485822
peppi.karppinen (at)
+358 (0)294 485102
minna.hallia (at)
Main Campus Location: 
+358 (0)294 481893
petri.pulli (at)
+358 (0)294 482003
siepa.nelo (at)
Main Campus Location: 
+358 (0)294 481741
maarit.jarvenpaa (at)
+358 (0)294 481052
heikki.kuoppala (at)


Application Period: 
15.12.2014-30.1.2015 klo 15.00