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

Economics and Business Administration

Oulu Business School at the University of Oulu is an international research and educational institute for economic sciences. Oulu, a modern growth centre, creates an inspiring and stimulating environment for business studies, work and leisure.

Oulu Business School is accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the premier accreditation body for business schools worldwide. In order to achieve accreditation, a school must fulfill rigorous quality criteria that focus on different aspects: strategic management, the quality of the school's faculty, students and processes, and the level of education programmes and student learning. Only some 5 % of the world's business schools have earned AACSB Accreditation.

Oulu Business School is one of the six faculties within the University of Oulu, the second largest multidisciplinary university in Finland. With 1400 students and 100 staff members, Oulu Business School (OBS) is solely responsible for the University level Business Education in the whole of Northern Finland (the provinces of Oulu and Lapland; an area covering half of Finland).


Kati Leinonen

Basic information

Main Campus Location: 
+358 (0)294 482980
pauliina.ulkuniemi (at)
+358 (0)294 482922
vuokko.iinatti (at)


Application Period: 
December 15, 2015 – January 29, 2016 (15.00 GMT +2)