University of Oulu, 2016


– find out the important deadlines for the admissions process!

Application period: January 8, 2020 – January 22, 2020 (15.00 GMT +2)

The application period is for studies starting in the academic year 2020 – 21. All applications and the required documents have to arrive by the deadline, late applications are not considered.

Please pay attention that all the information is not yet up to date for the new application period. All the necessary information will be updated in Autumn 2019.

Now it's great time to start preparing all your documents including English language profieciency, degree documents and tuition fee!


January - March 2019

University of Oulu processes the applications and Selection Committees start their work

After processing the application,  will send you an e-mail notification informing you of your application status and, if needed, requesting you to supplement your application.

In some cases, the Master’s programmes also conduct student interviews to determine the applicant’s academic qualifications and knowledge of the field. Applicants who are selected for interviews are personally contacted by the selection committee.

March 2019

Admission results are published

University sends the Letter of Admission or Letter of Conditional Admission*) and the information package to accepted applicants via e-mail.

April 30, 2019

Last day to pay the tuition fee for citizens of non-EU/EAA countries.

The tuition fee has to be paid by 30.4.2019. Failure to pay will result in cancelling of the student's acceptance and revoking of the study right.

July 8, 2019 by 15.00 (GMT+3)

Last day to confirm the study place.

All students accepted to an International Master's degree programme need to confirm their study place with the following schedule:
by 8 July 2019 by 15.00 / 3.00 pm (GMT +3)

Confirm the offered place electronically through the link in your email notification. Please note that you can only accept one study place per term. 

If you don’t confirm your study place by the due date, you will lose the study place.

July 29, 2019 by 15.00 (GMT+3)*

Applicants graduating spring/second term 2019 - Last day to confirm the conditional offer

Applicants, who receive a conditional offer of study placement, have to submit certified copies of the Degree certificate and the final transcript of records by this date. Detailed instructions are available in the Letter of Conditional Admission.

September 2019

Academic year begins

Academic year begins with the Orientation for new students starting early September onwards. Dates to be confirmed later.

Time to present the original certificates

All students are required to present their original Bachelor’s degree certificate and transcript of records before starting their studies.

Please note that information with this symbol: *) concerns only applicants with conditional offer.

Last updated: 13.8.2019