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.
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 coordinators.
The pages under Information Packages are divided into 4 main sections. The first section is a general introduction
into Oulu Polytechnic. The section also gives you valuable information about coming to Finland and Finnish
daily life. The second section covers the educational units of Oulu Polytechnic. It gives a general description
of all units and describes the degree programmes at the unit in question. In the third section you will find
all degree programmes of Oulu Polytechnic. By clicking on a degree programme its curriculum table will be displayed.
The fourth section is a course search, which enables you to search for courses taught in English and English
descriptions of courses taught in Finnish.