Oulu UAS educates genuine and competent professionals for the needs of working life. Our Bachelor's degree programmes are on EQF (European Quality Framework and Other Learning) level 6 and our Master's degree programmes on level 7.
We have approximately 8,000 students and 640 staff. We operate in Oulu, Oulainen and Raahe. In addition, we have project-type activities in several municipalities around Northern Finland. Our operations are government funded, and audited by the Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council (FINHEEC).
We implement northern region development objectives in the following focus areas:
- Future health and well-being
- Energy, natural resources and the environment
Vision 2020 – Well-being through competence
Oulu UAS, superior polytechnic skills to the benefit of the north
The operations of Oulu UAS are guided by customer orientation, expertise, productivity and a sense of community.
Customer orientation means that the needs of economic and professional life, key stakeholders and students are taken into consideration in an interactive way.
Expertise calls for skills that address the changing needs of professional life and stem from the combination of theory and practice.
Productivity calls for quality, efficiency and prioritizing of operations in order to achieve jointly agreed targets.
A sense of community means bold, genuine, multi-professional co-operation between all parties in the higher education community.