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.

 

 

The new Studies in English brochure out now!

Be prepared for the new application period for our English degree programmes on 7–20 January 2021 and have a look at our new Studies in English brochure. We offer two Bachelor's degree programmes and five Master's degree programmes taught entirely in English.

Coronavirus and contingency at Oamk (updated 20.11.)

Oamk is constantly updating information about the coronavirus and our guidelines for preparedness. We recommend wearing face masks on campuses.


 

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, moved to a joint campus in Linnanmaa together with the University of Oulu in 2020. 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

Today - Upcoming Events

Oamk’s graduation ceremony will be held online the 18th of December – welcome to celebrate!

We are pleased to invite you to the joint graduation celebration of Oulu University of Applied Sciences! Due to the corona pandemic, the program will be live streamed on Friday December 18th at 2 p.m. online. The program and the link will be added to the graduation ceremony webpage later. We celebr...
30.10.20 - News from Oamk

Oamk continues with a hybrid model until 31 May 2021

Oamk has decided to continue with a hybrid model until 31 May 2021. Studies where distance teaching is not possible will be arranged on campuses by following the safety and hygiene instructions. Schools are in charge of and will inform about the arrangements. For staff remote working is recommended...
16.10.20 - Press Releases

Heidi Fagerholm starts as the Rector of the Oulu University of Applied Sciences

Heidi Fagerholm starts as the Rector and CEO of the Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Oamk) on 16 Oct. She received the Rector's Chain on 15 Oct in a private event due to the coronavirus. Fagerholm thanked the board of Oamk for its courage to choose new rector with a different background from th...
09.09.20 - News from Oamk

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...