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Study at Oulu University of Applied Sciences

Over 9 000 students, including over 350 international degree students, ensure that Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Oamk) is a vital and innovative place to study.  We offer two Bachelor's degree programmes and four Master's degree programmes taught entirely in English. You can also carry out studies in different fields at the Open University. Or have you thought about becoming a qualified teacher? We offer teacher education in English in Oulu.



Congratulations on your new place to study!

We wish you warmly welcome to Oamk! Oamk is one of Finland’s most attractive universities of applied sciences. The Oulu region is one of the fastest growing areas in the country. With a population of 200,000, the Oulu region is a major centre of innovative high tech industries, academia, science, services and culture. Welcome to Oulu and Oamk!

Coronavirus and contingency at Oamk (updated 17.9.)

We are constantly updating information about the coronavirus and our guidelines for preparedness.


Oulu, the most bicycle-friendly city in Finland

Riding a bike is a very common and popular way of transportation in Oulu. In fact, almost everyone in Oulu owns a bike and Oulu is one of Finland's best cities for cycling. Locals and especially students tend to cycle all year round. Nature is wonderfully present in Oulu no matter where you go. You can spend the day on the beach, have a picnic or a stroll in one of the parks or even go fishing to Oulu river which crosses the city center on numerous locations.

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Brand new campus awaits you!

Oulu University of Applied Sciences, apart from Social and Health Care, moves to a joint campus in Linnanmaa together with the University of Oulu in summer 2020. This is an exciting new chapter for Oamk that brings with it new facilities, possibilities and innovations. At the new Linnanmaa Campus, students and staff have the most modern and innovative campus to support the studies. The campus includes several restaurants, cafeterias and libraries, computer equipment and free WiFi. By choosing Oamk you will be studying at the most modern campus in Europe.

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News and events

09.09.20 - News from Oulu UAS

Oamk continues with a hybrid model

Oamk continues with the hybrid model for the second period. The hybrid model is also in use in the other Finnish universities of applied sciences. The second period is 26.10.–31.12.2020. The hybrid model means combining contact teaching and distance education. Studies where distance teaching is n...
21.08.20 - News from Oulu UAS

All possible teaching will be arranged remotely

During next week (starting 24 August) Oamk will arrange all possible teaching to be realised remotely for the time being. This change will apply to all students. For staff remote working is recommended whenever it is possible. Studies where distance teaching is not possible (e.g. laboratory work) w...
14.08.20 - News from Oulu UAS

Autumn starts with a hybrid model – updated coronavirus instructions

Oamk has updated its coronavirus instructions regarding teaching and working. The directives and recommendations of the authorities have been taken into consideration in these instructions. We are constantly monitoring the situation and are ready to react when necessary. First year students’ teac...
22.06.20 - International opportunities

Oulu University of Applied Sciences’ guidelines for incoming exchange students in autumn 2020

Read the latest news: The first period of Oamk's autumn semester will be mostly held remotely (26.6.) 17.6.2020 At the moment, Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Oamk) is planning the start of the academic year 2020-21 in a normal schedule and we are looking forward to welcoming incoming exchang...