Guidance for the immigrants

Are you an immigrant and you live in Finland? Are you interested in higher education studies?

SIMHE-Oamk offers guidance for the immigrants living in the area of Northern Finland. SIMHE-Oamk provides personal guidance related to study opportunities for immigrants interested in higher education studies. The guidance services are available also for all immigrants with higher education background. 

Oulu University of Applied Sciences offers SIMHE (Supporting Immigrants in Higher Education in Finland) services for recognizing prior learning and competence of highly educated immigrants. SIMHE services are funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture. SIMHE services are also available in Metropolia, Karelia and Oulu Universities of Applied Sciences and in the Universities of Helsinki, Jyväskylä and Turku.

The guidance and counselling services of SIMHE-Oamk consist of information sharing on the higher education system in Finland and on the application opportunities and practices.

Further information: simhe@oamk.fi

Contact information

Senior Lecturer Katri Kosonen
Senior Lecturer Jaana Rissanen