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.

International Master's Programmes

Master's Programme in Economic Geology

Northern Scandinavia experiences an unparalleled mining boom, making the area the exploration and mining powerhouse of Europe. Several new mining and exploration projects are on-going and provide opportunities for first-hand learning experiences in the resource industry. In addition to a Master's thesis and an ore geology excursion, students take modules in various aspects of ore geology, as well as in geophysics, environmental geology, mining geology, geometallurgy, and GIS applications. The acquired skills will equip students to seek employment in industry or continue with their PhD training to strive for a career in research and/or teaching at international research organizations and universities.

Tobias Björn Weisenberger

Basic information

Name of the Degree: 
Master of Science (MSc) in Geology
Duration of studies: 
2 years
ECTS Credits: 
Language of Instruction: 
Graduate Profiles: 
Mine geologist
Exploration Geologist
Research geologist
Bedrock geologist
Project manager
Location of Instruction: 
+358 (0)503440718
holger.paulick (at)
harri.kosonen (at)
Tuition fees for citizens of non EU/EEA member states: 
No tuition fee


Next Application Period: 
December 15th 2015 – January 29th 2016 (15.00 UTC +2)