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 co-ordinators.
ECTS Information Packages of Oulu University of Applied Sciences
The ECTS Information Package is divided into 4 main sections. The first section, Practical Information, is a general introduction into Oulu University of Applied Sciences. The section also gives you valuable information about coming to Finland and Finnish daily life.
The second section covers the schools of Oulu University of Applied Sciences. It gives a general description of all schools and describes the degree programmes at the school in question.
In the third 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.
The exchange students coming to Oulu University of Applied Sciences have to fill in an online exchange student application which includes a CV, a cover letter, an application for accommodation and a learning agreement.