Studies at University of Oulu 2016-2017

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

Engineering and Architecture

Higher education and academic research in the study fields of engineering and architecture are a part of the multi-disciplinary University of Oulu. The University is situated in Linnanmaa campus area, except for the architecture and medicine study fields. If a student wishes to include something other than engineering and architecture into his/her studies, here in Oulu it is easily available.

In Oulu, engineering and architecture are studied, taught and researched in close cooperation with businesses, research units and the public sector. The success in high technology in the Oulu Region is based on the valuable interaction between the scientific community and its regional partners.  

The engineering and architecture field of science in the University of Oulu offers following degrees: Bachelor of Science (Technology), Master of Science (Technology) and Master of Science (Architecture). There are eight Degree Programmes: Architecture, Mining Technology and Mineral Processing, Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management, and Environmental Engineering. The annual student intake to these programmes is about 400 students in total.

Why to study engineering or architecture? Graduated Masters and Bachelors are provided with a solid engineering-mathematical-scientific knowledge base and it is easy to build on these skills throughout the whole career. The degrees are durable and the employment rate is almost 100%. Studying at the University of Oulu in the field of engineering and architecture is certainly not a waste of time but an investment in the future!

At the University of Oulu, education in engineering and architecture fields of studies is offered in four faculties:

  • The Faculty of Technology (Degree Programmes in Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management, and Environmental Engineering)
  • Oulu School of Architecture (Degree Programme in Architecture)
  • Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (Degree Programmes in Electrical Engineering, and Computer Science and Engineering)
  • Oulu Mining School (Degree Programme in Mining Technology and Mineral Processing)

Basic information

Main Campus Location: 
+358 (0)294 482340
Juha.Tanskanen (at)
+358 (0)294 482003
Heikki.Kuoppala (at)
Main Campus Location: 
+358 50 5612495
Matti.Sanaksenaho (at)
+358 (0)294 483233
Kari.Kaskela (at)
Main Campus Location: 
+358 (0)294 481893
Petri.Pulli (at)
+358 (0)294 482003
Heikki.Kuoppala (at)
Main Campus Location: 
+358 (0)294 481461
Eero.Hanski (at)


Application Period: 
16.3.2016 - 6.4.2016 (at 15.00 UTC +3)
The Degree Programmes are applied for through The language of instruction in the Degree Programmes is Finnish. Applicants have to both apply in Finnish and be able to study in Finnish. Applicants are asked to prove their Finnish language skills during the admissions process. Information on studies in English is available here - see more detailed information about applying and admission requirements within the respective degree programme websites.