Higher education is based on the requirements of internationalisation, the development of working life, research, artistic, and educational aspects. The applied research, development and innovation work carried out at Oulu UAS and the development of business operations serve and support not only teaching, but also the development of the whole of Northern Finland, reforming its business and professional life. The operations of Oulu UAS promote the capabilities of the higher education community, especially students, to take on international responsibilities.
- serves the needs of the region’s working and economic life and culture, and
- maintains the diversity of polytechnic education in Northern Finland.