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 22.1.)

Oamk is constantly updating information about the coronavirus and our guidelines for preparedness. Oamk continues with a hybrid model until 31 May and recommends 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

22.01.21 - News from Oamk

Keep a safe distance of over two metres

21.01.21 - School of Vocational Teacher Education Informs

Application period for professional teacher education has ended

Application period for professional teacher education has ended on 21.1.2021. Oulu UAS professional teacher education has 658 applicants for 240 study places. For the English programme (separate admission group, 20 study places), there are 42 primary applicants and the total amount of applicants is...
20.01.21 - Press Releases

Number of applicants to English-taught degree programmes at Oamk increased 10 per cent

The first joint application period for higher education ended on 20 January. This application period was for English-taught programmes. Oamk offered eight English-taught bachelor’s and master’s programmes. Altogether 1 263 applicants submitted their applications during the first joint applicati...
11.01.21 - News from Oamk

Campuses are open, teaching is mainly remotely

Coronavirus situation in Oulu is still in the spreading phase and the situation has accelerated after Christmas. Oamk continues with the hybrid model for the spring term. Only studies where distance teaching is not possible will be arranged on campuses by following the safety and hygiene instructio...