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Study in Finland, in Oulu, the capital of Northern Finland!
Oulu University of Applied Sciences offers some 30 undergraduate degree programmes leading to a Bachelor's degree. There are also a number of Master's degree programmes available.
The main language of instruction at Oulu UAS is Finnish but currently three of the Bachelor's degree programmes and two Master's degree programmes are conducted entirely in English. Also some of the professional specialisation studies are available in English and some of the English-taught Bachelor's degree programmes are also available as adult education.
Any prospective student who meets the eligibility criteria of Oulu University of Applied Sciences is welcome to apply for studies. Before asking for further information and/or submitting an application, please acquaint yourself with the educational offering and eligibility criteria on these pages.
More information on studies and student life you can read from Oulu UAS's ezine Extra.
If you do not find the answer from our website or have still some further enquiries, you can always contact the Admissions Office.
This page contains information on applying to education instructed in English. Further information on applying to education instructed in Finnish is available on our Finnish pages.
If you want to become a degree student at Oulu University of Applied Sciences, please acquaint yourself with the requirements of the Bachelor's degree programmes or the Master's degree programmes instructed in English.
The enrolment of exchange students is governed by bilateral agreements between institutions participating in the student exchange schemes. Separate applications for short-term studies, i.e. to attend certain courses at Oulu University of Applied Sciences, can be considered at all times. You will find further information on the selection of exchange students under the section Exchange Opportunities | Student Exchange | Incoming Students.
The academic year of Oulu University of Applied Sciences runs from late August or beginning of September to the end of May. The Autumn term ends just before Christmas and the Spring term usually starts in the middle of January. For a smooth start to your studies it is advisable to arrive before the beginning of the term. The orientation programme for exchange students takes place during the first week of each term.
Professional Specialisation Studies are meant for students who already have a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent and want to deepen their knowledge or specialise in some new areas of expertise.
Education leading to a Bachelor's degree is also arranged as adult education by taking the needs of mature students into account. Studies can be arranged as daytime, evening and weekend studies.