ECTS Information Package of Oulu University of Applied Sciences and Guide for Incoming Students

European Credit Transfer System provides higher education institutions with a practical tool for academic recognition. It creates transparency to curricular structures and contents of different higher education institutions and makes it easier to transfer study attainments and grades from one institution to another.

In the following sections you may find more information about ECTS in general as well as the information given serves as an ECTS Guide for the Incoming Students.

The information is divided into 5 main sections.

The page About ECTS provides you with information about the history of ECTS and also useful general information about ECTS such as grading scales, forms and co-ordinators. 

General Information is an introduction into Oulu University of Applied Sciences. The section also gives you valuable information about coming to Finland and Finnish daily life.

In the Schools section the schools of Oulu University of Applied Sciences are introduced. It gives a general description of all schools and describes the degree programmes at the school in question.

In the section under Curricula you will find all degree programmes of Oulu University of Applied Sciences. By clicking the name of the degree programme you will have access to the curriculum and competences tables of the degree programme. By clicking "General Information" a short description of the programme will be displayed. Under curricula is a link to the courses available in English for exchange students.

The fourth section is a Course Catalogue / Course Search, which enables you to search for courses and course descriptions.